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Chardonnay

Chardonnay is the ‘superstar’ of Vertus

Champagne’s second largest commune of Vertus in the Cotes de Blancs is the birthplace of some of the best Blanc de Blancs in the world, believes one producer.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 5 Chardonnays from Wine Australia trip

db’s Lucy Shaw picks her top five Chardonnays from a recent two-week trip to Australia that took in the Adelaide Hills, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Wolf Blass launches ‘Blass’ wines for Hong Kong & Macau

Wolf Blass has debuted its terroir-driven ‘Blass’ range of wines in Hong Kong and Macau, with chief winemaker, Chris Hatcher, calling the Chardonnay the “star” of the Wolf Blass portfolio.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Parker ‘palate killers’ are gone from Oz

The days of Australian winemakers producing “palate killing” Shiraz to please Robert Parker are finally over according to one key winemaker in the country.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

After all the fun of the Wine and Spirits Fair last week, Hong Kong still provided a host of wine-fuelled events, including a fantastic Kumeu River Chardonnay tasting and a swanky Rimarts Cava disgorgement dinner held in Macau.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Adelaide Hills Chardonnay ‘a viable alternative to Burgundy’

Winemakers in the Adelaide Hills have upped their game with Chardonnay so much that the wines now offer a viable alternative to Burgundy according to one key producer.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Jackson Family Wines signs up with Matthew Clark

Californian wine producer Jackson Family Wines has signed a new distribution partnership with Matthew Clarke for two of its premium wine brands.

Monday, November 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 12 Trentodoc sparkling wines

We count down 12 top sparkling wines from Trentodoc, which was the first DOC created in Italy just for traditional method fizz.

Friday, November 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Chardonnay Masters 2016: results

From being the butt of jokes 20 years ago, Chardonnay is now having the best brought out of it by winemakers worldwide. In the Global Chardonnay Masters 2016, there was plenty to enthuse about – we reveal the results in full.

Friday, November 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Leithaberg Chardonnay ‘among world’s best’

DAC Leithaberg deserves a place among the best Chardonnay-producing regions of the world, according the manager of one of Burgenland’s most historic estates.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

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