Thursday, August 17, 2017

JACKSON FAMILY CONSIDERS ENGLISH SPARKLING PROJECT

The head of the Californian-headquartered wine giant Jackson Family Wines has expressed a serious interest in England for the group’s next vineyard investment.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

CALIFORNIAN WINE ENJOYING A ‘GOLDEN AGE’



California has entered a “golden age” of wine production, one producer has claimed – with the state’s wines being more readily embraced by the UK market.

Monday, August 14, 2017

FINE WINE INVESTMENT: PARKER’S IMPACT

There is a debate ongoing about the impact of Robert Parker’s retirement on fine wine prices: will Neal Martin ever hold the same influence as the great Kahuna? It is time, perhaps, to do a little bit of analysis on the impact of The Wine Advocate opinion on wine price movement.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

ROSÉ MASTERS 2017: THE RESULTS


This year’s Rosé Masters showed that while Provence still rules when it comes to making rosé, other regions – such as England, Turkey and Greece – are giving it a run for its money. By Patrick Schmitt MW

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Complete Guide to Bordeaux Wine Grape Varieties for Red and White Wine

Bordeaux grapes hanging on the vine 300x272 Complete Guide to Bordeaux Wine Grape Varieties for Red and White Wine

This page is a guide to what wine grapes are used in the production of red Bordeaux wine, dry white Bordeaux wine and which grapes are placed in sweet Bordeaux wine. Bordeaux wine gains its unique character and flavor profile from a combination of the grapes planted in the vineyards, the terroir and soil of Bordeaux, climate and the choices made by the wine maker. But it all starts in the vineyard with Bordeaux wine grapes.