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Sunday 20 April 2014

USA

The Proust Q&A: Eileen Crane

The chief winemaker of Domaine Carneros in the Napa Valley on Obama, Margaret Thatcher, and drinking Lafite with Thomas Jefferson.

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 No Comments »

Taste ‘Buds’

When I started to think about this year’s holiday gatherings, even before food, the first thing that came to mind was, “What will we drink?”.

Monday, November 19th, 2012 1 Comment »

Beaujolais Nouveau marred by bad harvest

Today’s annual Beaujolais Nouveau release celebrations will be restrained, after a poor harvest has left hundreds of growers facing bankruptcy.

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 No Comments »

Top 10 wine brands

Last year’s top brand retained its leading position by some measure, however Concha y Toro’s growth easily outstripped all on the list.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 6 Comments »

Screaming Eagle phenomenon “not healthy”

Robert Parker’s California critic Antonio Galloni has spoken out about the trading of cult wine Screaming Eagle on the secondary market, dubbing it “unhealthy”.

Thursday, October 25th, 2012 4 Comments »

Fake MW targets trade on social media

A person called Janice Bailey is falsely claiming to be a Master of Wine on social networking site LinkedIn.

Thursday, October 25th, 2012 12 Comments »

Oddka brings Electricity and Wasabi to vodka

Wyborowa has launched “taste-bud tickling” variants called Electricity and Wasabi as part of a new range of unusual vodkas under the brand name Oddka.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 No Comments »

Boisset launches Napa’s first “dog winery”

Jean Charles Boisset has launched Napa Valley’s first “dog winery” featuring kennel spaces and wine-barrel dog beds in tribute to his wife’s French bulldog.

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 No Comments »

Rude wine label causing trouble in US

A wine from Hundred Acre owner Jayson Woodbridge is causing problems in the US state of New Hampshire due to its controversial name.

Monday, October 22nd, 2012 21 Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Rex Pickett

The Sideways author vents his spleen about religious cults, reactionaries, bad restaurant food, pushy publishing agents and Sideways the sequel.

Friday, October 12th, 2012 1 Comment »

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