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Sunday 14 February 2016

Syrah

Top 12 Syrahs over £30

Following on from our round-up of best value Syrahs, we reveal the showstopper wines priced over £30 that were awarded a Gold or Master medal in the drinks business Global Syrah Masters.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Syrah Masters 2015: the results

With entries from France to Australia and Israel to Switzerland, a move away from high-alcohol blockbusters towards wines of greater restraint was the keynote of this year’s Global Syrah Masters.

Friday, December 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Barossa star hails Chile’s ‘exciting’ Syrah scope

Chile is “only just scratching the surface” with Syrah, suggests former Penfolds Grange winemaker John Duval, as he outlined some potential routes forward for the country with this variety.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Wines released from Chile’s highest vineyard

The battle for Chile’s highest commercial vineyard just got tougher as the country sees the official release of two red blends from a plantation at 2,200 metres above sea level.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 No Comments »

LWF lines up first rare grape tasting

Next week’s London Wine Fair will host the first ever public tasting of wine from the Dureza grape, the recently rescued parent variety of Syrah.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC to hold live judging at LWF

The International Wine & Spirit Competition will host a live judging session at London Wine Fair to find “Best In Show” examples of the event’s two focus grape varieties for 2015.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Hawke’s Bay ripe for export boom

A Hawke’s Bay winemaker has suggested that a recent surge in investment from major producers has put New Zealand’s second largest wine region in a prime position to raise its profile abroad

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

London Wine Fair to celebrate Syrah

This May’s London Wine Fair is to champion Syrah and Grüner Veltliner in partnership with Wine Grapes’ authors Julia Harding MW and Dr José Vouillamoz.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

Weinlaub: ‘I want to make Chilean Grange’

Viña Maipo’s chief winemaker, Max Weinlaub, is so passionate about Syrah, he aspires to make the Chilean equivalent of Australian icon wine Penfolds Grange.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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