Blessed with an ideal combination of location and geology, there’s no questioning the quality of this Tuscan heartland’s wines or its potential. Some argue that an increased focus on individual terroirs could bring improvements, while others put their faith in tried-and-tested techniques. Either way, discovers Andrew Jefford, there’s no great rush for change […]
Majestic Wine has said it plans to close some of its stores in the UK and rebrand itself under the Naked Wines banner as part of a major ‘transformation plan’.Full details of Majestic Wine rebrand to be revealed in June 2019, said the firm. Transformation plans are 'well advanced', says retailer... The post Majestic Wine to close stores and rebrand […]
The quality offered by its big brands has long been a strength of South America’s wine industry – great for wine lovers, since it means a good choice of widely available, well-priced wines. We asked two of our experts to taste through 74 wines from the big-name producers in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay in order to pick out the best buys for everyday […]
Sebastián Zuccardi Argentina: Zuccardi and Cara Sur ‘I’m an evangelist as much as a winemaker,’ says Sebastián Zuccardi (pictured above), staring out from the company’s new winery towards the Andes. ‘Winemaking isn’t just about science, however important that is. Things that aren’t proven still exist.’ You hesitate to use the word spiritual, but Zuccardi alw […]
Singapore Airlines will be offering an extensive selection of Burgundies. Will this be the widest airline selection of Burgundy...? The post Singapore Airlines expand Burgundy wine offering appeared first on Decanter.
The famous Viale dei Cipressi leads to the small medieval hamlet of Bolgheri, renowned for producing some of Italy's greatest wines. 'One of the greatest Italian wines'... The post A taste of Bolgheri: Ornellaia wine 1990-2016 appeared first on Decanter.