Dom Pérignon 2009 vintage to be released before 2008
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Dom Pérignon 2009 vintage to be released before 2008

wines- May 31, 2017

Dom Pérignon is to release its 2009 vintage Champagne out of chronological order, just as Louis Roederer announced with Cristal 2009 last year. Michael Edwards ...

California wine pioneer Richard Ward dies
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California wine pioneer Richard Ward dies

wines- May 31, 2017

Richard Ward, champion of the Carneros wine region and co-founder of Saintsbury Winery, has died. Saintsbury co-founder Richard Ward. Credit: Saintsbury Richard Ward died on 27 May ...

Celebrity chefs headline this year’s Nevis Mango & Food Festival
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Celebrity chefs headline this year’s Nevis Mango & Food Festival

wines- May 30, 2017

It’s mango madness again this summer on the tiny Caribbean island of Nevis as mangoes ripen on the trees and everyone scampers to get their ...

Wine firm Montevino Partners Ltd collapses with million-pound debts
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Wine firm Montevino Partners Ltd collapses with million-pound debts

wines- May 30, 2017

One investor paid £76,000 for Barolo that never arrived. Montevino Partners Ltd, the second company trading as Montevino Partners, went bust in April owing nearly ...

Jefford on Monday: Learning to taste better
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Jefford on Monday: Learning to taste better

wines- May 29, 2017

Andrew Jefford chats to wine teacher Michael Schuster about everything from seduction to his views on wine descriptions, and salutes the new edition of his ...

A new age for Virginia wines
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A new age for Virginia wines

wines- May 28, 2017

Sommelier Jason Tesauro opens up a few bottles in the name of research and reports on experiments with ageing Virginia wines. Virginia vineyards are starting ...

Bringing charisma to the wines of Spain: Jose Moro
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Bringing charisma to the wines of Spain: Jose Moro

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 27, 2017

While the Essex Street stop on the NYC subway is not noted for its gourmet restaurants and not featured on any tourist map of Manhattan, ...

USA award winning wines at DWWA 2017: Finding a niche
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USA award winning wines at DWWA 2017: Finding a niche

wines- May 26, 2017

Six top medals at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards show how American wine producers are honing their skills with particular styles: Pinot from Willamette, ...

Surprise Platinum winners at Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
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Surprise Platinum winners at Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

wines- May 26, 2017

Find new wines and regions to explore with this round-up of some of the more surprising winners at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2017, which ...

US Virgin Islands Tourism names new Culinary Ambassador
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US Virgin Islands Tourism names new Culinary Ambassador

wines- May 25, 2017

Matt Cooper of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, WPLG's Hunter Franqui, Chef Ralph Motta and Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty in Miami St. Croix ...

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 results revealed
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Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 results revealed

wines- May 25, 2017

See which of the 17,200 entries scooped top prizes at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards, including the coveted Platinum Best in Show medals. This ...

Anson: Who would be your perfect wine dinner guests?
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Anson: Who would be your perfect wine dinner guests?

wines- May 25, 2017

Jane Anson speaks to well-known winemakers about which wine legends of the past - and present - they would most like to share a bottle ...

President Macron appoints wine lobbyist as adviser
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President Macron appoints wine lobbyist as adviser

wines- May 24, 2017

New French president Emmanuel Macron has appointed a leading wine lobbyist as one of his agriculture advisers. Audrey Bourolleau (centre), on the campaign trail with ...

Bordeaux 2016: Pavie, Angélus, Lynch-Bages lead rush of big releases
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Bordeaux 2016: Pavie, Angélus, Lynch-Bages lead rush of big releases

wines- May 24, 2017

It's been the biggest week so far of the Bordeaux 2016 en primeur campaign, with Left Bank stalwart Lynch-Bages joining Right Bank big guns Pavie ...

Which wines did Fleming’s James Bond drink?
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Which wines did Fleming’s James Bond drink?

wines- May 23, 2017

In tribute one of the best known James Bond actors, Sir Roger Moore, we have updated this post and look back on famous '007' tipples ...

Viognier saviour Georges Vernay dies in the Rhône
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Viognier saviour Georges Vernay dies in the Rhône

wines- May 23, 2017

Georges Vernay, one of the men who saved Condrieu in the Northern Rhône and put Viognier on the world wine map in the process, has ...

Jefford on Monday: Puech-Haut – barrels and beyond
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Jefford on Monday: Puech-Haut – barrels and beyond

wines- May 22, 2017

Andrew Jefford takes a canter with a Languedoc dark horse. Puech-Haut: One of Languedoc's best-kept secrets, until now... Credit: Château Puech-Haut Every wine region needs ...

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First taste: Bollinger Grande Année 2007

wines- May 21, 2017

Champagne house Bollinger recently launched the latest vintage of their prestige cuvée, Grande Année, alongside some older vintages. Michael Edwards reports... The Bollinger Grande Année ...

GQ Man of the Month is Spanish wine Industrialist
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GQ Man of the Month is Spanish wine Industrialist

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 20, 2017

In June 2013, Jose Merino Moro was named GQ Man of the Week – not the usual award for a wine industry CEO who spends ...

English wine Winbirri scoops one of top prizes at Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
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English wine Winbirri scoops one of top prizes at Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

wines- May 19, 2017

Norfolk in eastern England has made a strong case for joining wine world royalty after a white wine from the region won one of the ...

World’s best cuisines to be presented at EXPO 2017 in Astana
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World’s best cuisines to be presented at EXPO 2017 in Astana

wines- May 15, 2017

Visitors of EXPO 2017 “Future Energy” in Astana will have an opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of national cuisines, including exotic ones – from ...

Loire Valley: Wine makes it a go-to destination
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Loire Valley: Wine makes it a go-to destination

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 13, 2017

It is amazing that no matter how busy New Yorkers are they can find a few afternoon hours to attend a wine event. There was ...

10 top chefs & fireworks star at Hawaii Food & Wine Festival summer opener
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10 top chefs & fireworks star at Hawaii Food & Wine Festival summer opener

wines- May 11, 2017

The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) will launch its seventh year with a bang on June 2, 2017 at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. ...

Another reason to visit Italy: Celebrity awards for Italian wine from Tre Bicchieri (3 Glasses)
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Another reason to visit Italy: Celebrity awards for Italian wine from Tre Bicchieri (3 Glasses)

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 6, 2017

Power Annually, Gambero Rosso, an Italy-based organization, reviews and selects what they determine are the best recently-released Italian wines. The guidebook, first published in 1987 ...