Amy Wislocki

Max Beesley: My Passion for Wine

What actor Max Beesley lacks in knowledge, he more than makes up for with passion. AMY WISLOCKI meets a keen wine enthusiast

There can be only one

What does it take to be crowned UK Sommelier of the Year? AMY WISLOCKI helps judge the finals in London

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The cartoon stars of the Côtes du Rhône's highly successful ad campaign are being dropped after 10 years, amid fears that the adverts could attract criticism for their possible appeal…

A world first: cigars for wine lovers

A South African wine producer has created the world’s first cigar designed specifically to complement the flavours of fine red wines.

Golden opportunity

It boasts the wine world’s oldest heritage, and has the most unique terroir. Yet sales of Tokaj’s famous sweet wines lag behind its international rivals. AMY WISLOCKI asks why…

Rank Outsider

Horse breeders vie for land with vineyard owners in Robertson, South Africa, where the lime-rich soils work wonders for racehorses and vines alike. AMY WISLOCKI looks at a region enjoying…

NEDERBURG:30 years on

The oldest wine auction in the New World celebrates its 30th birthday this year. AMY WISLOCKI finds out how South Africa’s glitziest wine event has grown since 1975

South Africa urged to raise its game

South African wine producers must have more self-confidence and courage if they are to increase their share of the UK market at higher price points.