2006 vintage guide for Red Burgundy
2006 red Burgundy vintage guide
2006 red Burgundy vintage guide
Washington may be more famous for giving the world Jimi Hendrix, Bing Crosby and Starbucks coffee but, as GARY WERNER finds out, it’s also the source of some of the world’s finest wines
Top producers in Argentina's Mendoza have slammed government work schemes which they say will force a move towards mechanised harvesting.
Many Rhône lovers looking for affordable wines get no further than Châteauneuf-du-Pape. But, says JOHN LIVINGSTONE-LEARMONTH, those getting to know nearby Gigondas & Vacqueyras will be well rewarded
Hot on the heels of Penfolds, a clutch of young Barossa winemakers are offering their latest vintage en primeur.
As in the rest of France, 2003 was one of the hottest ever experienced in Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage and St-Joseph. James Lawther MW finds out if the wines suffered.
Argentina’s Mendoza region, high in the foothills of the Andes, is the source of three quarters of the country’s wines, and has been at the forefront of major improvements over the last 10–15 years. ANTHONY ROSE visits.
The Washington Wine Commission and the Washington Wine Institute have hired a new executive director.
After 18 years of separation Chianti Classico’s two historic wine grower associations are reuniting to form one single consortium under the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico appellation.
Argentinian wine province Mendoza is on course to become the 8th Great Wine Capital of the world.
Freak weather conditions hit the vineyards of the northern Rhône over the weekend, causing traffic chaos and promting fears of frost.
Value for money in the Rhône can be found – if you know where to look. Our expert tasters plot a map, as they select their favourite reds between £5 and £15.
After serving as executive director of the Washington Wine Commission for six months, Jane Baxter Lynn has left the job.
It’s been a favourite of wine lovers for years, and now Châteauneuf-du-Pape is producing better wines than ever before. Dynamic young producers and a stack of superb vintages have combined to guarantee many great-value new wines. JAMES LAWTHER MW visits.
Last year saw the greatest consumption of Champagne ever, according to the Champagne trade body the CIVC.
2005 vintage guide for Italy Tuscany. Tough weather conditions often mean that the best producers will have the best results.
2005 vintage guide for Oregon Pinot Noir. Producers in the Willamette Valley say this vintage will be a return to finesse and elegance.
2005 vintage guide for Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon. Winemakers report small grape clusters with intense color, balance and ripe flavors.
2005 white Burgundy vintage guide
2005 red Burgundy vintage guide
Chianti Classico estate Castello di Ama has just opened its latest commissioned artwork, by acclaimed British sculptor Anish Kapoor.
Barossa is a dream holiday destination for Shiraz lovers – but there’s plenty to see, and taste, besides. JILL NORMAN tours the region and its star wineries.
Millions of rand are being pumped into South Africa’s wineries. But, asks JAMES LAWTHER MW, when will they start producing standout wines?
Stephen Brook takes a closer look at Salon, the almost mythical Champagne house with a loyal following among those in the know...
Some critics have labelled Puglia and Sicily ‘the new California’ for their ripe and fruit-forward wines. Nick Dumergue explores the wines from these up-and-coming southern regions at a new trade event in Italy, and picks his favourites.
Wildfires which looked to threaten Sonoma wine country should be under control by tomorrow morning, firefighters said.
Francesco Ricasoli is owner of one of Chianti Classico’s most historic estates. He tells Michèle Shah how he plans to bring his family heritage back on track...
All classic red wines have their ups and downs, and Chianti Classico is no exception. Tom Maresca reports on the new vintage releases and tells you what to expect
The Washington Wine Commission today named Jane Baxter Lynn as its new executive director.
The most eminent gathering of Shiraz experts in the world is due to meet in Barossa next month for the first International Shiraz Alliance.