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“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.
Wine Regions

Rodolphe Frerejean Taittinger and his brothers were raised in a family of Champagne lovers. They gre...

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.

Read more October 2019

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.

Read more October 2019

Temperature and expectation play a big part in how we enjoy everything from our vacations to our meals, and yes, to our wines.

Read more September 2019

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.

Read more September 2019

“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.

Read more September 2019
Four wines ideal for cooking

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.

Read more August 2019

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.

Read more August 2019

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...

Read more August 2019

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.

Read more July 2019

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