Jon Bonné recommends a pink that is “as soulful as rosé gets” while Rebecca Murphy suggests “that we make a place at our table for an exciting new wine”.
This week’s wine picks in Asia include a “sumptuously flavoured and deeply layered Chardonnay,” a “deliciously crisp and elegant” sparkler and a “very seductive” red.
Victoria Moore wrote of her recommendation, “Champagnes this good don’t come along often”, while Matthew Jukes picked out a, “jaw-droppingly moreish wine”.
This week’s Asian media recommendations include a “beautifully mature” red, a “elegant and lively” Champagne and a white with “delicately delivered” flavours.
This week Fiona Beckett picks out a “pukka Prosecco”, Hamish Anderson recommends a “highly drinkable” Rioja and Matthew Jukes chooses “a very unusual wine indeed”.
International wine consultant Sam Harrop MW has embarked on a private project to show off the quality of his native New Zealand’s “under-rated” Auckland region.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Provençal rosé is the first pink wine to appear in the Wine Spectator’s annual Top 100 list of the most exciting wines of the year.
In the US press this week the wine recommendations include a “game changer” white, a “viscerally delicious” red and an “outstanding” Australian Cabernet Sauvignon.
This week’s recommendations in the Asian media include a “brilliant” Champagne, “a wine that pulls you in and refuses to let go” plus a rosé that “delivers great texture and flavour”.
Olly Smith recommends “an outstanding week-night wine” and Terry Kirby picks out a “fresh and silky” wine that is an example of “superb modern wine-making”.
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