In my latest tasting of 125 cabernets and blends, there were some hum-dingers.
When I first tasted chardonnay from Central Otago I wrote that the variety should never have been planted in the region because the wine was excessively green and hard.
Wine has been produced in the Republic of Macedonia since ancient Roman times.
Urlar is a Gaelic word meaning “The Earth”, a fitting brand for fifth-generation Scottish farmer Angus Thomson and his wife Davina.
Alex Head is one of the younger generation winemakers making their marks in the Barossa Valley.
I recently tasted a bunch of local examples, with a couple of exceptional Aussies thrown in for good measure.
The best wine to serve with Christmas pudding is something of commensurate richness and sweetness, capable of balancing it.
Rosé is on a roll, according to a number of wine retailers. It is probably no coincidence that the wines are also better than ever with a wider range of styles than I’ve previously encountered.
Pinot meunier is known as the lesser of the three Champagne grape varieties, but Arras chief winemaker Ed Carr is a fan.
A case of twelve samples of pinot gris from Mornington Peninsula arrived on my doorstep recently.