Chardonnay

Pol Roger launches 2009 vintage

Pol Roger has launched its 2009 this week, it’s sixth and final vintage release for the last decade.

Indie retailer Vagabond opens urban winery at Battersea Power Station

Independent wine shop and bar group Vagabond has opened an urban winery in the iconic Battersea Power Station.

The world’s biggest wine drinkers live on a tiny island in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean

Norfolk Island, an Australian islet more than 1,400km from the mainland and just 8km long, consumes more wine per capita than anywhere else in the world, with the 1,500-strong population spending nearly £500 per year.

Chardonnay Masters 2017: the results in full

Where once the choice for Chardonnay drinkers was either a big, buttery, oaky expression or, in response, an austere, lighter version, now producers have found an appealing middle ground, as Patrick Schmitt MW and fellow judges discover.

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

September 8th, 2017

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