The commune of Pauillac is the epitome of powerful, austere Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines that blossom with decades of maturity. Famous for Lafite, Mouton, Latour, the Pichons and Pontet-Canet, the wines are luxuriously…

This article first appeared on Moneyweb.co.za. Yields in the wine beverage market will be down as much as 25% to 50% next year, I was told by two major players…

Vergelegen has flown somewhat under the radar in the recent South African wine revolution. One simple reason could be their custom of releasing wines later; today we offer their new 2010…

In her recent article, ‘Languedoc – France’s treasure chest’, Jancis Robinson explains that during the 1980s the Languedoc’s wine scene was relatively barren, save for the ‘odd quality-orientated pioneer’. Three decades on,…

It is ‘new-release’ season. As we move out of winter the wines of 2015 and longer-aged 2014s start showing their true colours and are released to the market. High inflation,…