Stephen Brook

Maremma mia!

The gentle hills of Tuscany's coastal plain form one of Italy's most exciting new wine regions. STEPHEN BROOK is very impressed by the wines that are emerging

Elevated Status

Once a Côtes du Rhône Village, Gigondas has long moved on from its past rusticity, and now produces good-value wines that are rich and full of character. STEPHEN BROOK reports…

A welcome change

Grenache is now being replanted in the Barossa Valley. STEPHEN BROOK finds it a refreshing alternative to Shiraz

Allegrini winery vineyards

Valpolicella is a region reinventing itself. Stephen Brook meets the Allegrini family, at the forefront of the revolution...