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.
For sheer party feeling, or to impress fellow wine aficionados, you can’t beat magnum bottles. Unless you happen to be serving champagne from a 15-liter Nebuchadnezzar.
“Age cannot wither her,” says the narrator Enobarbus in Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra. He could just as easily have been talking about the longevity of fine wine as Antony’s infatuation.
If you love drinking wine, chances are you probably also enjoy great food. Try these four wines that are ideal for cooking if you're unsure what to use for various dishes.
As with other South American wine-producing countries, the first plantation of vines in Chile started with the arrival of the conquistadors in the mid-16th century.
One of the most commonly-heard phrases in the modern lexicon is 'carbon footprint.' Whether it's how often you drive your car, or the amount of household waste that you recycle, decreasing the size of your environmental impact has become something of...
With an increasing, technological advancments in wine, it's often presumed that 'corked wine' - that is, the tainting of the aroma and taste of a vintage to undesirable levels is a thing of the past.