Jefford on Monday: Languedoc-Roussillon’s eventful year

wines- November 19, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford wades through the autumn deluges. Overflowing river in Lagrasse, in the Aude area of Languedoc-Roussillon in October 2018. Credit: Idriss Bigou-Gilles / Xinhua ... Read More

Yucatan Tourism Minister Michelle Fridman Hirsch: We won !

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 18, 2018 0

Why is Yucatan different and safer than most Mexican Tourism Hot Spots? Michelle Fridman Hirsch, the minister of tourism for the Mexican State of Yucatan ... Read More

Ten exciting Virginia wines to try

wines- November 17, 2018 0

Virginia has cultivated vineyards since 1619, a long history for an American wine region, but the past 20-30 years have seen real development. Here are ... Read More

Bordeaux 1983 versus 1982: Top Left Bank wines re-tasted

wines- November 17, 2018 0

It’s one thing to hold up the 1982 as one of the most iconic vintages of all time. But it’s infinitely more interesting to test ... Read More

Burgundy 2018: A vintage to rival the mythical 1947?

wines- November 16, 2018 0

There are whispers that Burgundy 2018 could become one of the region's all-time great vintages. Tim Atkin MW, Decanter's Burgundy correspondent, reports on the mood ... Read More

Comparing the last five great Bordeaux vintages

wines- November 15, 2018 0

How do 2016, 2015, 2010, 2009 and 2005 stack up against each other in terms of style, character and pricing? Jane Anson draws on fresh ... Read More

Malibu Coast wineries report ‘extensive’ fire damage

wines- November 15, 2018 0

Wildfires outside of Los Angeles have caused serious destruction to winery property and vineyards in the Malibu Coast AVA, according to winemakers, as firefighters across ... Read More

Trump provokes trade reaction with French wine tariffs jibe

wines- November 14, 2018 0

A tweet by US president Donald Trump appearing to threaten a wine trade war with France was met with concern among several merchants and a ... Read More

Cortese: A ‘new’ organic estate to watch in Sicily

wines- November 14, 2018 0

Read a profile of Cortese, a long-running organic wine growing estate in southern Sicily that has been given a new lease of life under fresh ... Read More

‘Prime’ English vineyard sites identified – study

wines- November 12, 2018 0

Thousands of hectares of 'prime' English vineyard sites have been identified by a University of East Anglia team investigating the UK wine industry's resilience to ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: The Echézeaux enigma

wines- November 12, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford tastes mature wines from this puzzling Grand Cru... Echézeaux grand cru vineyards. Credit: age fotostock / Alamy At the beginning of September 2018, ... Read More

Wine your way to Florida

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 10, 2018 0

Yes, I know, wine tourism does not usually highlight the wines of Florida, and most visitors to this state are not crowding the wine tasting ... Read More

Best value Bordeaux 2016 wines: 16 to look for

wines- November 9, 2018 0

Jane Anson picks out several Bordeaux 2016 wines from the Right and Left Banks, including Cru Bourgeois estates, that have the potential to offer particularly ... Read More

Lion Air plane forced to abort takeoff after hitting lamp post

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 8, 2018 0

Lion Air plane forced to abort takeoff after hitting lamp post A Lion Air passenger jet crashed into a lamp post just before taking off, ... Read More

Dom Ruinart 2007 re-tasted: How it looks now

wines- November 8, 2018 0

Champagne house Ruinart has launched the latest vintage of its flagship Dom Ruinart, 2007... Dom Ruinart 2007. Credit: Dom Ruinart Dom Ruinart 2007 is a ... Read More

Château de Chambord plants ‘first vines since French Revolution’

wines- November 8, 2018 0

A 16th century French château that looks like something out of a Disney film and has an estate equal to the size of central Paris ... Read More

Antalya Airport reaches 30 million passengers for the first time

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 7, 2018 0

All-time annual record reached at Antalya Airport with the arrival of the 30 millionth passenger on November 6, 2018 On Tuesday, November 6, Fraport TAV ... Read More

Beaucastel to harness wind power in 10m euro cellar plan

wines- November 7, 2018 0

Château de Beaucastel of Châteauneuf-du-Pape is set to spend 10 million euros on rebuilding its cellars with an ecological focus, including a project to harness ... Read More

California winery Qupé sold to Vintage Wine Estates

wines- November 6, 2018 0

California winery Qupé, known for its cool-climate wines made from Rhône grape varieties, has been sold to Vintage Wine Estates by Terroir Life for an ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Bordeaux notebook

wines- November 5, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford reports on a trip to Bordeaux, where he explored Latour's underground 'Fort Knox' and discussed some of the current issues for the region, ... Read More

Panel tasting: How good is rising star Terrasses du Larzac?

wines- November 4, 2018 0

One of Languedoc's newest appellations, Terrasses du Larzac, offered a glimpse of future greatness and largely outperformed the more established Minervois La Livinière in this ... Read More

Sarasota! Not Saratoga

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 3, 2018 0

I waited on a very long line to get a cab back to Manhattan from LGA. Naturally, the driver’s first question, “Where to lady?” The ... Read More

Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 3, 2018 0

Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier Kuti’s Brasserie, a fine dining Indian restaurant has launched in the former gate house of the historic ... Read More

Ramsgate’s Little Ships announces Supper Club

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 2, 2018 0

Ramsgate’s Little Ships announces Supper Club Hotelier James Thomas and chef Craig Mather, the pair behind the critically acclaimed Empire Room restaurant at the Royal ... Read More

UK airport morning drinking could become a thing of the past

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 1, 2018 0

Some Brits insist that early morning drinking at airports is “a way of life” Enjoying a gin and tonic at a UK airport at 7am ... Read More

Mildew ravages Beaucastel Grenache crop in 2018

wines- November 1, 2018 0

Château de Beaucastel in Châteauneuf-du-Pape has provided a snapshot of the fight against mildew that many French winemakers have faced in the 2018 growing season, ... Read More

Bordeaux 2016: How Right Bank wines taste now

wines- November 1, 2018 0

It's going to be interesting to compare the progress of the 2016 and 2015 vintages on Bordeaux's Right Bank in the coming years, writes Jane ... Read More

Glasgow’s new attraction gives boost to Scottish beer tourism

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 31, 2018 0

Glasgow's new attraction gives boost to Scottish beer tourism Following a seven-figure investment, a new visitor center in the East End of Glasgow is set ... Read More

Haut-Brion owner joins elite family wine club

wines- October 31, 2018 0

The owner of Château Haut-Brion, Domaine Clarence Dillon, has become the 12th member of the Primum Familiae Vini, a group of family-owned producers that also ... Read More