jancis robinson interview
Wine Trends

The Wine That Moves You

Michael Wreyford Michael Wreyford
Michael has a sip and a chat with the famous Journalist and Wine Writer Jancis Robinson, MW. One of the most recognized and respected voices in the world of wine.
Tips For Creative Wine Tastings
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Bored by the standard wine tasting format? Here are some tips to jazz up your enjoyment of wine and ...

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hunter valley Australia
Wine Regions

Grape vines were planted in the Hunter Valley, just north of Sydney, almost 200 years ago. The infant industry was given a boost when James Busby sent 365 vine cuttings he had imported from France to his brother-in-law at Kirkton near Branxton in 183...

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Why You Should Care About The Name Champagne
Wine Regions

There’s nothing like abusing the hallowed term ‘champagne’ to get its producers in a fizz. Frenchmen were frothing at the mouth in July when Russia decided to step up its protection of locally made products, declaring that only its ...

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Tasmania Wines
Wine Regions

Tasmania Wines

Peter Bourne Peter Bourne

Tasmania is a cool, pristine island growing some of Australia’s most sought after wines. Sparkling wines lead the way with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay table wines likewise in high demand. Volumes are minuscule, the quality astonishingly high.

Read More August 2021
Wine Getaway Weekends: Napa Valley
Wine Regions

Napa is a wine lover’s paradise featuring more than 400 wineries, many of which do Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay particularly well. Plus, you can find a multitude of opportunities to pair your wine and food tour with any number of adventure...

Read More June 2021
Top 5 White Wines from Italy
Wine Regions

While Italy’s ruby-hued beauties tend to steal the limelight, this wine producing giant is equally well endowed with weird and wonderful whites, the very best of which offer rewarding cellaring potential.

Read More June 2021
The Evolution Of Barolo
Wine Regions

Shoe horning Barolo into either a traditional or modern category has long been outdated. More relevant today is the distinction is between single cru bottlings versus a ‘classic’ blend of sites.

Read More May 2021
Temecula Valley vineyards
Wine Regions

Most wine lovers in the US have heard of Temecula, even if they’ve never been there, and there’s a reason for that. It’s a uniquely beautiful area that’s only an hour or so away from some of the most popular and well-known reg...

Read More May 2021
sauvignon blanc New Zealand
Wine Regions

Reports of Sauvignon Blanc’s demise have been as greatly exaggerated as Mark Twain’s death. Having become New Zealand’s most important wine variety almost two decades ago, naysayers have since been asking if the country is a one-tri...

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Misha's Vineyard, Central Otago, NZ
Wine Regions

Why has New Zealand Pinot Noir become so successful in less than 40 years? Burgundy has had centuries to perfect its signature variety but in just a few decades, New Zealand has made up ground quicker than a cheetah.

Read More March 2021

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