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All Change in Chile

Tom Cannavan

A South American revolution as Chile's winemakers dish the dirt on terroir.

Not available in the UK. Keep reading!

Joanna Simon

There are some wines that you should know about even though they're not on sale in the UK (yet, anyway). Amistat Rouge et Blanc from the far south of France, near the Spanish border, are two that Jo thinks should be on your radar

Krug 2002. Worth the wait?

Jane Parkinson

This week is officially Burgundy week in London's wine trade diary, but Jane selflessly takes some time out from all things en primeur to try the newest vintage release of one of Champagne's biggest names from one of the most talked about vintages of recent times, the 2002.

Not just for Christmas

David Williams

At a time when an increasing number of Januarys are dry, and when the Government is busy wagging its finger at us for exceeding its already paltry drinking limits, you could be forgiven for thinking I’m being willfully perverse when I say that my New Year’s resolution is to drink more Port.

Would I Lie to You?

Anthony Rose

A new study claims that the wine industry is telling porkies about alcohol levels on the label to improve sales. One of the more surprising findings is that higher-priced wines are less honest in their labelling than plonk.

A shout out for Glasgow's restaurant scene

Tom Cannavan

After years - or more accurately decades - in the doldrums, Tom finds plenty of reasons to be cheerful about the Glasgow restaurant scene.

Christmas wine quiz – with answers!

Joanna Simon

If you can sort your Cabestrel from your Caberlot (or was it Caladoc?) and if you know your Flora from your Favorita, you'll be relishing the prospect of the Christmas/new year wine quiz, but if you're a little bit hazy, Jo is here to help.

A Year of Gin (as well as wine)

Jane Parkinson

Wine is the star drink of the festive season but there are times when only a gin will do... for Jane, at least.

The A to Z of 2015

David Williams

David Williams looks back on the year in wine, from Aldi to Zelen, via eggs and qvevri.

Wall to Wall Wine

Anthony Rose

London doesn't have enough wine bars so two entrepreneurs already steeped in wine, one French, one British, decided it was time to do something about it.

South Africa Rising

Tom Cannavan

After a tour of the winelands, Tom suggests that South Africa is currently one of the planet's most exciting wine countries.

Style change

Joanna Simon

If a winemaker is making a wine in a style which he wouldn't choose to drink himself and the wine is a very successful global brand, does he change the style or stick with the winning formula?

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