A leading wine consultant has hit out at the widespread reliance on oak barrels in high quality wine, calling on producers to look at alternatives to the Bordeaux “recipe”.
Uruguay needs to look beyond its winemaking heartland of Canelones in order to fulfill its true quality potential, according to international wine consultant Alberto Antonini.
The overall value of Uruguayan exports to the UK has grown by almost 300% in the last three years to 2014, proving the country’s growing taste for its wines.
The wine enthusiast is spoilt for choice when searching for a holiday that combines luxury accommodation with world-class wine tasting.
From Whispering Angels to stormy sunsets, lilac shirts and a gala dinner at Mouton Rothschild, we bring you the highlights from this year’s Vinexpo in Bordeaux.
2013 has been an interesting harvest for South America: a promising vintage delivered with a handful of complications. Amanda Barnes reports from the Southern Cone.
The team behind last year’s purchase of Argentine brand Argento has launched an international wine group called Blends Wine Estates with firm plans for further acquisitions.
This year’s London wine fair will see the launch of a new collection of top wine estates, from Argentina, Uruguay, Tuscany and California, called “Blends”.
Uruguay is focusing its exports on quality as the wide variety and superior quality of its white wines are currently much in demand in foreign markets.
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