I was recently sent two Forrest Collection Marlborough chardonnays from the 2012 and 2013 vintages. Both are currently available.
Mount Majura Vineyard tempranillos were among the most compelling wines in my recent mega-tasting of ‘odd red varieties’.
The tasting portion of the 2018 Master Sommelier Diploma Examination Americas has been cancelled after a Master Sommelier released the identity of wines in a blind tasting to at least some of the candidates.
Mouton-Rothschild missed out on First Growth status in the 1855 Classification of the Medoc. When did the property get an upgrade?
Here are three wine trophies, and a brief story of the person behind each one.
Hubert de Boüard and Philippe Castéja have been accused of partaking in the classification process itself, while they had direct or indirect interests in the classification.
Cork is a good friend but a very bad – and unpredictable – enemy. You never know if it’s going to kiss you or punch you on the nose.
Johanneshof Cellars is perhaps best known for its intense gewürztraminer and pinot gris but their riesling, sauvignon blanc, rosé and Méthode sparkler have all historically hit the spot with me.
Stephen Henschke has become a good talker, as well as one of Australia’s greatest winemakers. I taste the 2013 Henschke Hill Of Grace and Mount Edelstone and other new releases.