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10 Great Wine Families

10 Great Wine Families

Angelo Gaja, the patriarch of Piemonte’s greatest wine family, learnt his artisan’s wisdom from his grandmother Clotilde. Here he tells Fiona Morrison how her words have echoed down the generations

10 Great Wine Families

Angelo Gaja, the patriarch of Piemonte’s greatest wine family, learnt his artisan’s wisdom from his grandmother Clotilde. Here he tells Fiona Morrison how her words have echoed down the generations

The Story of Wine

The Story of Wine

We know the Ancient Egyptians drank wine – but what of the Mesopotamians? In this excerpt from The Story of Wine, Hugh examines the evidence for where this great civilization...

The Story of Wine

We know the Ancient Egyptians drank wine – but what of the Mesopotamians? In this excerpt from The Story of Wine, Hugh examines the evidence for where this great civilization...

Scents of Place

Scents of Place

Terroir isn’t just about the ground, the grape and the guy: every winery wall, every barrel, every concrete tank is a bustling colony of microscopic life. This, Matt Walls says,...

Scents of Place

Terroir isn’t just about the ground, the grape and the guy: every winery wall, every barrel, every concrete tank is a bustling colony of microscopic life. This, Matt Walls says,...

How to buck the Christmas cheap fizz buzz

How to buck the Christmas cheap fizz buzz

When you choose your sparkling wine for Christmas, don’t go for the best cheap bottle or the most familiar Champagne brand – look out for lesser-known names and you’ll find...

How to buck the Christmas cheap fizz buzz

When you choose your sparkling wine for Christmas, don’t go for the best cheap bottle or the most familiar Champagne brand – look out for lesser-known names and you’ll find...

A Meeting of Fine Wine Minds...

A Meeting of Fine Wine Minds...

Académie du Vin Library Ltd. today announced the acquisition of the Classic Wine Library publishing list from Infinite Ideas Ltd.

A Meeting of Fine Wine Minds...

Académie du Vin Library Ltd. today announced the acquisition of the Classic Wine Library publishing list from Infinite Ideas Ltd.

A Chance Encounter: The story behind the cover photo

A Chance Encounter: The story behind the cover photo

Over many years, photographer Jon Wyand has captured images of daily life in Côte Chalonnaise. From joyous celebrations to backbreaking harvests, each of Wyand's photos reveals a special moment and...

A Chance Encounter: The story behind the cover photo

Over many years, photographer Jon Wyand has captured images of daily life in Côte Chalonnaise. From joyous celebrations to backbreaking harvests, each of Wyand's photos reveals a special moment and...

Ortega is best for British wine, say a new wave of British winemakers

Ortega is best for British wine, say a new wave of British winemakers

The often-dismissed hybrid, once the staple of wines from the UK, is being championed by the new generation of winemakers

Ortega is best for British wine, say a new wave of British winemakers

The often-dismissed hybrid, once the staple of wines from the UK, is being championed by the new generation of winemakers

What's a wine supertaster and how do you know if you are one?

What's a wine supertaster and how do you know if you are one?

In her new book Wine Witch on Fire: Rising from the Ashes of Divorce, Defamation, and Drinking Too Much, Natalie MacLean talks about being a supertaster

What's a wine supertaster and how do you know if you are one?

In her new book Wine Witch on Fire: Rising from the Ashes of Divorce, Defamation, and Drinking Too Much, Natalie MacLean talks about being a supertaster

Tools every wine collector needs

Tools every wine collector needs

The most important items in your wine collection are, of course, your wines. But to obtain maximum enjoyment from them, it is useful to invest in a few additional tools...

Tools every wine collector needs

The most important items in your wine collection are, of course, your wines. But to obtain maximum enjoyment from them, it is useful to invest in a few additional tools...

Hill-Smith Family Estates: How we’ve thought about (and adopted) sustainable wine solutions

Hill-Smith Family Estates: How we’ve thought about (and adopted) sustainable wine solutions

This article was written by Louisa Rose, Head of Winemaking at Hill-Smith Family Estates and first published on the International Wineries for Climate Action’s (IWCA) webpage.

Hill-Smith Family Estates: How we’ve thought about (and adopted) sustainable wine solutions

This article was written by Louisa Rose, Head of Winemaking at Hill-Smith Family Estates and first published on the International Wineries for Climate Action’s (IWCA) webpage.

The regeneration game

The regeneration game

Regenerative viticulture is the ‘new kid on the block’ in the drive towards sustainable farming, and its flexibility is its great strength, writes Natasha Hughes MW

The regeneration game

Regenerative viticulture is the ‘new kid on the block’ in the drive towards sustainable farming, and its flexibility is its great strength, writes Natasha Hughes MW

Georgia, a lost Eden for wine lovers

Georgia, a lost Eden for wine lovers

Georgia has over 500 grape varieties and the world’s most ancient wine culture – but its traditions are only now fully revived after being neglected during the Soviet years.

Georgia, a lost Eden for wine lovers

Georgia has over 500 grape varieties and the world’s most ancient wine culture – but its traditions are only now fully revived after being neglected during the Soviet years.