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Friday 1 August 2014

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Winebird’s top 10 Vinalogies

Helena Nicklin, aka Winebird, rounds up her top 10 wine-based analogies, from the polo playing Malbec to the sun goddess Viognier.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

California undergoing a ‘rapid’ revolution

Jon Bonné, wine critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, believes the Californian wine industry is experiencing a “rapid” and “vital” revolution as significant as the one that took place in the ‘70s.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Joel Peterson

The “King of Zin” on his insatiable thirst for Champagne, his beloved electric car and drinking Egon Müller Auslese with Einstein.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Zin style moves back to balance

California’s Zins are returning to a more balanced style prompted by a run of cooler vintages, believes the region’s most prominent producer of the grape.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 3 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov picks Champagnes for the holiday season, including one with “great finesse”, while Rebecca Murphy recommends “a great find for your holiday entertaining”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

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”.

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s Asian media recommendations include a “beautifully mature” red, a “elegant and lively” Champagne and a white with “delicately delivered” flavours.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

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”.

Monday, November 25th, 2013 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

In the US press this week the wine recommendations include a “game changer” white, a “viscerally delicious” red and an “outstanding” Australian Cabernet Sauvignon.

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov recommends a “pure and harmonious” white, Jon Bonné picks out a “gorgeous” sparkler and Sandra Silfven chooses a red that is a “class act”.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

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