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

Debating Diam, cork tree

A bright June day in Chablis gave me a chance to talk (and taste the pristine, beautifully classical 2012s) with…

EU referendum

As Britain’s referendum on membership of the European Union approaches, Andrew Jefford looks through his wine glass at the campaign...…

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…