October, 2012

Sant Sadurní d’Anoia cellars

Jefford on Monday: Xarel-lo with Sosa

The perfect evening? There’s no formula, of course. If the final hours of the day weave great wine with great music, though, I will generally make my way happily to…

DWWA Spain panel John  Radford

John Radford dies

John Radford, writer, broadcaster and Spanish wine specialist, died on 19 October aged 65.

Max Riedel

Riedel wins prestigious Pratt award

Maximilian Riedel, CEO of the Austrian glassware manufacturer, has joined Tommy Hilfiger, Richard Meier and other iconic names in the roll of honour at the renowned Pratt Institute in New…


Jefford on Monday: The Grammar of Wine

Is there a grammar of wine? Is there, in other words, a system or set of first principles through which the mass of 'wines' can be articulated and comprehended? The…

Cloudy Bay

Jean-Guillaume Prats to join LVMH

Jean-Guillaume Prats, who has just announced his departure as managing director of Cos d'Estournel, will be taking up a new post with LVMH-owned Estates & Wines – makers of Cloudy…

Zambia WaterAid

Sarah Kemp’s Zambia diary: Part four

It’s my last day in Zambia. We finally leave Monze, and after days on unmade roads, it's a relief to be on the main tarmac highway to Lusaka; it feels…