Award-winning wine writer Andrew Jefford’s Monday column on Decanter.com

The mistral wind blows through Châteauneuf vineyards.

Introducing the mistral wind It was grey and overcast when I climbed aboard the train for Avignon, and barely brighter…

Domaine d'Aussières, Languedoc, Jefford

The French consider themselves a highly logical nation (the customary shorthand for this is ‘Cartesian’, derived from the name of…

Languedoc

Andrew Jefford takes a look at the work of one of the Languedoc’s most influential wine consultants and tastes some…

Weingut Emerich Koebernik, German Riesling

Andrew Jefford finds an up-and-coming group of German winemakers, dubbed Generation Riesling, emerging from a country with a strong vineyard…

UK alcohol guidelines

Andrew Jefford examines the proposed UK drinking limits and comments made by Britain’s chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies...

Château Wiala in Fitou, Languedoc-Roussillon

Andrew Jefford provides an organic wine health check ahead of France's biggest organic wine show, in Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon...