The string of great Rhône vintages continues with a recent review of the 2012 Chapoutiers, now offered en-primeur. Chapoutier’s old-vine, biodynamically-farmed SPs (Sélections Parcellaires) only yield 300-800 cases each. They are made…

You would be mistaken in thinking that the revolutionary change in South African wine is only happening in the Swartland. The quest to produce honest, elegant wines, more reflective of…

Michel Chapoutier, sometimes a controversial figure, reckons that the Languedoc-Roussillon could become one of the finest wine regions in France as climate change affects the more marginal regions, such as…

Leading Port houses have declared the 2011 vintage, praising the wines for their concentration, power and longevity. Both the Symingtons (who own Graham, Dow, Warre and Cockburn) and the Fladgate…

Roland and Tessa taste a Nebbiolo ‘Alba , and a surprisingly delicious (and cheap) Pinotage – who would have thought there was such a thing.