Tourism in Thailand connection to agriculture and culinary is strong

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 21, 2017 0

The Thai tourism industry is to forge stronger links with the kingdom’s agriculture economy by promoting the culinary delights of the globally-renowned Thai cuisine, Tourism Authority ... Read More

Penfolds Grange 1951 sold for over $50,000

wines- July 21, 2017 0

The first ever vintage of Penfolds Grange Hermitage has been sold at an auction in Melbourne, for AU$51,750. The first vintage of Penfolds Grange has ... Read More

Louis Jadot buys historic Burgundy estate Prieur-Brunet

wines- July 20, 2017 0

Maison Louis Jadot has announced the acquisition of Santenay’s Domaine Prieur-Brunet. Domaine Prieur-Brunet is one of Santenay's best-known producers. Credit: Prieur-Brunet Louis Jadot confirmed to ... Read More

Guigal buys Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery Nalys

wines- July 20, 2017 0

Maison E. Guigal has purchased its first wine estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Domaine de Nalys is in new hands. Credit: Maison E. Guigal has acquired Domaine ... Read More

Anson: Bordeaux 2016 en primeur review – The inside story

wines- July 20, 2017 0

Jane Anson gets trade opinions on the campaign, examines why a significant amount of wine failed to sell in a highly rated vintage, and considers ... Read More

Portuguese cork chief Americo Amorim dies

wines- July 19, 2017 0

Americo Amorim, head of the Amorim cork group, has died at the age of 82. Americo Amorim has died at the age of 82. Portuguese ... Read More

Salon 2006 marks the Champagne house’s 40th vintage

wines- July 18, 2017 0

Michael Edwards tasted Salon's latest release in London recently, praising it for its early charm... Salon Champagne Credit: This release is only the 40th ... Read More

UK ambassadors should ‘serve British’, says Foreign Office chief

wines- July 18, 2017 0

UK embassies around the world should be serving English and Welsh wines, as well as other British food and drink, a senior Foreign Official has ... Read More

Brunello di Montalcino estate Poggio Antico sold to Belgian investors

wines- July 18, 2017 0

Belgian energy investment company Atlas Invest has made its first strides into the wine sector with the purchase of Brunello di Montalcino producer Poggio Antico. ... Read More

First Cava ‘grand cru’ sites are chosen

wines- July 17, 2017 0

Spain's government has approved 12 Cava grape growing sites to sit above all others in a new top-level classification designed to promote single-vineyard wines.  Limestone ... Read More

Barolo giant Domenico Clerico dies

wines- July 17, 2017 0

Respected winemaker Domenico Clerico, one of the 'elder statesmen' of Barolo, has died. Domenico Clerico at a Barbaresco tasting in Neive, Piedmont, in 2005. Credit: ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Desperately seeking Silvaner

wines- July 17, 2017 0

Andrew Jefford hunts down Silvaner in its Franconian stronghold – and is lost for words. Silvaner vines in the Schlossberg vineyard at Castell. Credit: Andrew ... Read More

Wines of Australia: Consistency, reliability and awards

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 15, 2017 0

No Grapes Grapes are not indigenous to Australia and yet today, a country almost the size of the USA, is the 6th largest producer of ... Read More

New wine bar openings – London

wines- July 14, 2017 0

New! Each month, and Michael Sager, brings you news of the latest wine bar openings in London, helping you to find the perfect spot ... Read More

‘King Arthur’s castle’ hosted feasts of wine and oysters

wines- July 14, 2017 0

Life in Britain in the Dark Ages wasn't as bad as billed, at least for kings and their entourage, suggest findings at an archaeological dig ... Read More

Hawaii restaurants among world’s wine elite

wines- July 13, 2017 0

Hawaii was honored in Wine Spectator’s 2017 Restaurant Awards, which highlight restaurants around the world that offer the best wine selections. This year, the Restaurant ... Read More

Anson: Making wine in India – Not for the faint-hearted

wines- July 13, 2017 0

Jane Anson meets the man behind Indian winery Sula. A grape picker in Nasik, known as the 'capital of Indian wine' and where Sula is ... Read More

King of Spain and Queen bond over Sherry

wines- July 13, 2017 0

It appears that Sherry has helped to oil the wheels of diplomacy between the UK and Spain after royal families from both countries enjoyed a ... Read More

World’s biggest Whisky Festival returns to Hong Kong

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 12, 2017 0

Whisky Live Hong Kong 2017, organized in conjunction with Whisky Magazine, is set to begin ticket sales on 1 August for its one-day whisky celebration. ... Read More

Steven Spurrier: My top 10 Bordeaux wines of all time

wines- July 12, 2017 0

Steven Spurrier, long-standing consultant editor at Decanter, reveals the Bordeaux wines that have stayed in his memory more than any others over his long career, ... Read More

Centuries-old Madeira wines found in US cellar

wines- July 12, 2017 0

One of the largest collections of 18th Century Madeira in the US and including wines imported in 1796 has been unearthed during a restoration project ... Read More

Kvarner: Diversity is beautiful

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 12, 2017 0

Croatia is renowned for producing world-class tennis players. It was, therefore, appropriate that during Wimbledon fortnight, London’s Queen’s Club, which hosts one of the most ... Read More

Rovos Rail train: Rolling from Cape to Tanzania

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 12, 2017 0

Rovos Rail tourist train is on its way from Cape Town to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania on its annual vintage trip from the tip ... Read More

Ten of the top celebrity wines – can you taste the stardust?

wines- July 11, 2017 0

From presidents to Hollywood stars, the rich and famous have often been drawn to the world of winemaking. But does their star status of shine ... Read More

English winery revenues are rising fast, shows new data

wines- July 11, 2017 0

Fresh analysis suggests many English wineries are seeing record turnover from increased consumer demand, as the industry tries to get a better picture of its ... Read More

‘Tornado’ of hail hits Beaujolais vineyards

wines- July 11, 2017 0

Some of the Beaujolais 2017 harvest may have been lost after vineyards were hit by a torrent of summer hail. Hail stones damage Beaujolais vines, ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Value in the Langhe

wines- July 10, 2017 0

Andrew Jefford catches up with Cinderellas old and new. Barbaresco Rabaja vineyard, one of the most prestigious in the region. Credit: Andrew Jefford Regular readers ... Read More

Pope orders ‘natural’ wine for Holy Communion

wines- July 10, 2017 0

Vatican officials have told Catholic priests that wine used for Holy Communion must be 'natural' and should not be sour, and that they should avoid ... Read More

Know your Seoul

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 8, 2017 0

There is so much to see and do in Seoul, Korea, that there is never enough time to absorb all the sights, taste the incredible ... Read More

Rise of the super sommeliers

wines- July 8, 2017 0

Faster than a speeding bullet? Perhaps not, but the top modern proponents of what was once a staid profession have shot to prominence in ways ... Read More