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Jancis Robinson celebrates South Africa’s ‘great, distinctive’ whites
‘Eat your heart out, Pessac-Léognan,’ says Jancis Robinson in last Friday’s Wine of the Week. But it isn’t white Bordeaux that she’s raising a...
Moulin Touchais pre-shipment offer back to 1971
Situated within the confines of the Loire’s Coteaux du Layon appellation, Moulin Touchais guarantees its customers a century of longevity. However impractical this guarantee...
Italian wine for the uninitiated
This week on Wine-Searcher.com, author Ian D’Agata explores Italy’s weird and wonderful indigenous grape varieties. He also highlights the country’s often unhelpful labelling laws...
David Trafford presents De Trafford CWG Perspective vs Elevation 393
Qualified as an architect and formally untrained as a winemaker, David was integrally involved in the development of the Trafford family farm, Mont Fleur,...
Why home cellaring is no match for professional wine storage
Is professional wine storage really worth the additional cost? According to Italian researchers, wines age up to four times faster when cellared at home. “A relatively...
Taste top local and international ‘natural’ wines with Craig Hawkins and Wine Cellar
Craig Hawkins is a leader in natural winemaking – a hip new category that isn’t without controversy. Described by The Drinks Business as an ‘envelope-pushing enfant...
Anne Trimbach on Riesling – ‘the most magical white variety in the world’
This week Wine-Searcher interviewed Anne Trimbach – the public face of her family’s domaine. Anne recalls her earliest experiences at the Alsace winery and discusses...