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Cracking open the Krug

Jane Parkinson

Jane gets a flavour of the newest Krug release

The Riesling Why

Anthony Rose

The dry German Rieslings from the 2016 vintage are now being offered en primeur by German specialist merchants. We take a look at what's hot and what's not.

Age shall not wither them

Joanna Simon

I was in Campania recently for a vertical and horizontal tasting of Aglianico, “the Barolo of the south”, but no less fascinating than the tasting were some of the vines I encountered.

In full colour black and white

David Williams

Why do winemakers make white wine from red grapes?

On the vegan wine trail...

Jane Parkinson

Vegan wine drinkers have never had more choice says Jane as she comes to realise how many more wines now declare to be animal product-free.

Cheeseparing ? You're Having a Laugh

Anthony Rose

Is wine and cheese the marriage made in heaven it's cracked up to be? That depends on the wine - and the cheese.

If I had a vineyard...

Joanna Simon

Until last week, I'd never seriously wanted a vineyard of my own, but I came back from a trip and found myself frenetically googling vineyards for sale in... 

Summer reading

David Williams

A new book on Italian wine may not be ideal beach-reading material, but it has an interesting tale to tell

Fizz and tennis

Jane Parkinson

Jane joins the tennis crowds at SW19 with a Champagne spring in her step

A Red, White and Rosé Brexit

Anthony Rose

Preparing for Brexit, perhaps there's a golden return to the glorious days of yesteryear in prospect when not all Port had to be from Portugal or Sherry from Spain. Through the prism of a red, white and rosé glass half full, we take a look at a brave new post-Brexit world.

Assyrtiko breaks out in Australia

Joanna Simon

I like classic wines made from so-called noble grape varieties as much as anyone, but there’s a thrill of a different kind in wines that push the frontiers. 

Best of the summer wine

David Williams

The wines at this Saturday's Wine Gang Summer Festival are not just for summer. 

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