Sarah Jane Evans

As the term 'minerality' becomes ever more fashionable, so the search for a definition gathers momentum. Sarah Jane Evans MW canvasses opinion from winemakers and researchers around the globe.

Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter

Spanish wine expert Sarah Jane Evans MW looks ahead to meeting some of her favourite producers at Decanter's flagship Encounter in London on 15th & 16th November in her guide…

Rueda

Hemmed in between some of Spain’s top red wine regions, it seemed this enclave of white had no hope. But Rueda’s success has been swift – leading to potentially even…

Village of San Asensio Rioja

Sarah Jane Evans MW explains how styles have shifted as Rioja producers move away from the official classifications, and suggests the vintages, and wines, to look out for.

Peloponesse

Remote vineyards and ancient monuments make this region the ideal destination for a wine-lovers’ road trip. Just don’t forget to fill up, says Sarah Jane Evans MW

DWWA Spain panel John  Radford

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

It’s the most famous name in Spanish wine. But with its head, Miguel Torres, retiring this year, speculation is mounting as to who will succeed him, and where the producer…

International Grenache Day

Grenache is now gaining a significant following – including its own day of celebration. Sarah Jane Evans MW profiles an ugly duckling transformed...

Rust, Austria

Top choice for a winter break has to be Rust, the ideal antidote to city life, perched on the eastern edge of Lake Neusiedl. This is a town that has…

Rueda

Not a shade of paint, but a descriptor commonly applied to Spain’s crisp Verdejos from Rueda. SARAH JANE EVANS MW visits the region and finds modern styles emerging (plus a…

Chile’s foreign exchange

Australian winemaking guru Brian Croser is the latest big name to be drawn to Chile. With the country now boasting a wealth of overseas influence, sarah jane evans MW asks…

Wine Colour: Colour Palette, not Palate

Once, smell and taste dictated whether you liked a wine. But with consumers increasingly preferring darker reds and paler whites, SARAH JANE EVANS MW finds a hue and cry in…

Portugal – The Shape of Things to Come

Portugal is redefining itself as a country with its finger on the pulse, and its winemaking is improving at the same pace. SARAH JANE EVANS MW discovers a number of…

Portugal – The Shape of Things to Come

Portugal is redefining itself as a country with its finger on the pulse, and its winemaking is improving at the same pace. SARAH JANE EVANS MW discovers a number of…