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Corkscrew

Anthony Rose

The true tale of a supermarket wine buyer - or is it?

Sweet dreams

Tom Cannavan

At the recent Wine Gang masterclass I was delighted to be able to present a 'vertical' tasting (same wine, multiple vintages) of eight examples of Sauterne's superstar wine, Château Suduiraut. With wines spanning 20 years, the audience loved it, exploring the nuanced differences between each vintage in terms of each wine's acidity, residual sugar, alcohol and oak balance, and of course the way the wines developed with age.

A £12 wine you can cellar for two decades

Joanna Simon

If your ideal is a wine that is affordable and ready to drink, but which you could lay down for years, say happy birthday and read on

Our Leeds Love-In

Jane Parkinson

Jane looks back on the Gang's very first winter festival in Yorkshire

The publishers of wine

David Williams

Their work goes on behind the scenes and is credited only in small print on back labels. But the best wine importers deserve to be every bit as famous as their equivalents in the book trade.

Going to Rot & Raisin

Anthony Rose

A tasting of two decades of Disznókő’s Tokaji Aszú wines hosted by Christian Seely and László Mészáros tested the proposition that these historic and hedonistic sweet wines are amongst the longest-lived in the world.

What day is it again?

Tom Cannavan

With an explosion of days and weeks to celebrate everything from Grenache to Gin, Tom casts a sceptical eye over the phenomenon...

Is co-fermentation the new black for port?

Joanna Simon

It's all change up the Douro. Well, not quite, but there's plenty going on in the vineyards and vats

Marmite and the price of wine

David Williams

The impact of the plummeting pound is about to bite in the British wine trade.

It's all about the experience, baby

Jane Parkinson

Jane looks at how much further brands have to go these days just to get wine drinkers' attention

Family Guy

Anthony Rose

The human side of families in wine is a compelling story of continuing interest. Main picture: Clos Triguedina.

Another country

Tom Cannavan

I am typing this whilst nursing a cool Anchor Steam beer, sitting by the pool in our holiday villa on Florida's Space Coast. It has made me ponder how whole swathes of the world must see wine in such a different light to those of us living in more temperate climates.

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