July, 2013

Lou Kapscandy

Interview: Lou Kapcsandy

Owner of Kapcsandy Family Winery in Napa Valley and self-proclaimed francophile Lou Kapcsándy discusses his thoughts and opinions on fine wine with Kyle Schlachter.

Medoc storms Lafite

Storms wreak havoc across the Medoc

Strong winds and heavy rainfall over the weekend wreaked devastation across much of the Medoc with Pauillac being the worst affected commune.

St Emilion

Saint Emilion tightens bottling quality controls

Winemakers in AOC Saint Emilion Grand Cru have tightened quality controls surrounding their bottling, with new plans to test wines after bottling, and again at five years old starting from…


Virginia: America’s Old World

It doesn't get the media coverage that California does, but Virginia is tipped to be the next big thing in American wine. Jason Tesauro picks out the varieties and producers…

burgundy hail

Burgundy to revisit anti-hail measures

After the devastating hail storms in Burgundy this week, and following on from hail earlier in this 2013 season, and in 2012, the president of the Regional Council, François Patriat,…