Many think that Napa is where most of California’s wine comes from but the truth is that there are numerous, notable regions and micro-regions literally surrounding the tech megalopolis we know as Silicon Valley.
Seasonal wine drinking is all about pairing up a wine with the time of year, and choosing a wine that’s going to compliment all of the aromas, flavors and foods that are typically associated with the particular season you’re in.
There are few among the world’s oenophiles who don’t love a cru wine from Burgundy’s celebrated Côte d’Or. And there are even fewer who can afford them.
The Southern Highlands is one of the most beautiful areas in New South Wales, easily reached from Sydney through an easy 120-km ride, buzzing with art galleries, shops, events, beautiful restaurants and…14 wineries as well as a bunch of distil...
We like to think of our wines as made from grapes that have matured in the sun, tended by the loving hand of a winemaker and grown in perfect harmony with nature.
Historically, the words ‘minimalism’ and ‘Australia’ were like ‘fashionable’ and ‘sherry’ or ‘cheap’ and ‘burgundy’ – rarely found together. But things change.
Yorkshire has given the world the Brontë sisters, Def Leppard, Wensleydale cheese and warm beer but it's little known that this part of northern England is also the birthplace of the founding father of the New Zealand wine industry.
Rodolphe Frerejean Taittinger and his brothers were raised in a family of Champagne lovers. They grew up riding their bikes through the vines of Avize in Côte des Blancs - and knew every one of them.