Collecting and Aging
To sake drinkers, vintage sake is something out of the ordinary, possibly even extraordinary. Why? Quite simply because, unlike wine, vintage sake is the exception that proves the rule.
Wine Regions

Burgundy wines have become very expensive, in fact they are among the most in the world, and therefo...

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Wine Trends

The finest contemporary Australian Chardonnays come from distinguished sites and made with a radically different winemaking philosophy from the pioneering Chardonnays of the 1970’s. Modern Australian Chardonnay is bright, tight and age-worthy.

Read more September 2020
Wine Regions

A few kilometres from the banks of the Dordogne river, there is an undertow of change in the vineyards of Saint-Émilion. Grapes have been grown here for two millennia but in the past decade, there has been an unrelenting current of progress, p...

Read more September 2020
Wine Trends

Social media continues to be a hotbed for the latest news for almost every topic you can think of, and the food and beverage world is no different. Indeed, the rise of the foodie influencer has made people more aware of all the cuisines the world has...

Read more September 2020
Wine Regions

Think all Chianti is created equally? Think again. Beyond a clear cut distinction between Chianti and Chianti Classico, the latter is on the brink of recognizing official subzones within its own diverse territory.

Read more August 2020
Western Australian Cabernets
Wine Regions

While Margaret River still dominates, the Great Southern is making its mark.

Read more July 2020
Sustainability

I have wine industry colleagues who roll their eyes at biodynamic wine-growing because of the eccentric practices it requires. But what is it actually and does it work? Let's dive into it.

Read more July 2020
Wine Regions

Burgundy is mostly about great demand and little supply, with wines from the top estates becoming increasingly expensive and impossible to find. But there is a set of smaller negociants that is producing high-quality wine, often in quite reasonable q...

Read more July 2020
Wine Regions

Chinese Wines Step Up

Richard Hemming, MW Richard Hemming, MW

The quality and quantity of Chinese wine have been on the increase in recent years – but so have the prices. Should wine lovers be taking notice?

Read more June 2020
Wine Regions

Nebbiolo Beyond Barolo

Michaela Morris Michaela Morris

If Nebbiolo is among Italy's most noble grapes then surely it must produce great wines beyond Barolo. Indeed, the northwest corner of Italy is teeming with other Nebbiolo-based gems that live up to the grape's lofty reputation.

Read more June 2020

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