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Grape & Grain | With his two Bordeaux wine estates, oil baron Alejandro Bulgheroni is taking his time to get things just right

Argentina’s richest man and a serial vineyard buyer, Alejandro Bulgheroni is making sure his Chateau de Langalerie and Chateau Suau estates in Bordeaux produce the best quality wines while building a sustainable business

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
With his two Bordeaux wine estates, oil baron Alejandro Bulgheroni is taking his time to get things just right

Argentina’s richest man and a serial vineyard buyer, Alejandro Bulgheroni is making sure his Chateau de Langalerie and Chateau Suau estates in Bordeaux produce the best quality wines while building a sustainable business

What’s holding Thailand’s wine back? Winemaker honoured in France talks Thai terroir and the pull of the Pyrenees

Currently plying her trade at Chateau de Cabidos in southwest France, Méo Sakorn-Sériés explains how Thailand offers her a greater opportunity to teach others about winemaking than to do it for herself

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
What’s holding Thailand’s wine back? Winemaker honoured in France talks Thai terroir and the pull of the Pyrenees

Currently plying her trade at Chateau de Cabidos in southwest France, Méo Sakorn-Sériés explains how Thailand offers her a greater opportunity to teach others about winemaking than to do it for herself

Grape & Grain | The fruit of a Rioja rebellion, ‘singular vineyard’ designation now permitted on wine labels

Following calls from prominent winemakers such as Artadi’s Juan Carlos López de Lacalle for labels to focus on geography, the Spanish wine region has introduced an overhaul – but it doesn’t go far enough for some

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
The fruit of a Rioja rebellion, ‘singular vineyard’ designation now permitted on wine labels

Following calls from prominent winemakers such as Artadi’s Juan Carlos López de Lacalle for labels to focus on geography, the Spanish wine region has introduced an overhaul – but it doesn’t go far enough for some

Grape & Grain | Two winemakers helping put France’s Jura region on the map, and doing amazing things with chardonnay

Stéphane Tissot and Jean-François Ganevat, leaders of the ‘Jura revolution’, are coming up with some stunning wines using one of the most ubiquitous grapes

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Two winemakers helping put France’s Jura region on the map, and doing amazing things with chardonnay

Stéphane Tissot and Jean-François Ganevat, leaders of the ‘Jura revolution’, are coming up with some stunning wines using one of the most ubiquitous grapes

Grape & Grain | Bordeaux’s 2016 vintages will delight lovers of great Burgundy

Consistency at every price point – the newly released vintages show excellent structure, high levels of juiciness and ripeness that isn’t overdone. Here are our picks to look out for

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Bordeaux’s 2016 vintages will delight lovers of great Burgundy

Consistency at every price point – the newly released vintages show excellent structure, high levels of juiciness and ripeness that isn’t overdone. Here are our picks to look out for

Tasting Bordeaux 2007: a mixed year, with some great early drinkers and complex flavours

The 2007 vintage showed marked differences between the Right and Left Banks, with some wines that are drinkable now, some that will need a few more years and others with underripe fruit or too much heavy oak

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Tasting Bordeaux 2007: a mixed year, with some great early drinkers and complex flavours

The 2007 vintage showed marked differences between the Right and Left Banks, with some wines that are drinkable now, some that will need a few more years and others with underripe fruit or too much heavy oak

Grape & Grain | A look at the pioneers of Languedoc’s first-growth wines

Aimé Guibert, the patriarch of Mas de Daumas Gassac estate, died last year, leaving behind a legacy of great winemaking at his family-run business

20 Jul 2018 - 8:46PM
A look at the pioneers of Languedoc’s first-growth wines

Aimé Guibert, the patriarch of Mas de Daumas Gassac estate, died last year, leaving behind a legacy of great winemaking at his family-run business

Grape & Grain | Taste test of 1966 Bordeaux shows the risks and rewards of letting good wine age

Drinking old wine can be a gamble, but an evening spent sampling 10 contrasting 50-year-old Bordeaux brings home the idea that a bottle of wine is a slice of time and place

20 Jul 2018 - 8:46PM
Taste test of 1966 Bordeaux shows the risks and rewards of letting good wine age

Drinking old wine can be a gamble, but an evening spent sampling 10 contrasting 50-year-old Bordeaux brings home the idea that a bottle of wine is a slice of time and place

Grape & Grain | Penfolds recorking clinic is date night for wine lovers, from New York to Asia

A stop on one of the wine world’s most unusual world tours gives collectors the opportunity to have their bottles assessed and, if needed, topped up and recorked

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Penfolds recorking clinic is date night for wine lovers, from New York to Asia

A stop on one of the wine world’s most unusual world tours gives collectors the opportunity to have their bottles assessed and, if needed, topped up and recorked

Grape & Grain | Hong Kong wine entrepreneur Peter Kwok on his seven Bordeaux estates

Peter Kwok was the first Chinese investor in France’s premier winemaking region, and after 20 years, he is concentrating on the limestone terroir of his Right Bank vineyards

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hong Kong wine entrepreneur Peter Kwok on his seven Bordeaux estates

Peter Kwok was the first Chinese investor in France’s premier winemaking region, and after 20 years, he is concentrating on the limestone terroir of his Right Bank vineyards

Grape & Grain | Why some winemakers drop organic label, but not Crozes-Hermitage pioneers

Some producers in France have given up their organic certification because of concerns over its rules, but a group of winemakers in the south of the country are fiercely proud of their natural methods

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Why some winemakers drop organic label, but not Crozes-Hermitage pioneers

Some producers in France have given up their organic certification because of concerns over its rules, but a group of winemakers in the south of the country are fiercely proud of their natural methods

Grape & Grain | First came Asti, then prosecco; now it’s time for metodo classico sparkling wine

Jane Anson is blown away by the quality of sparkling wines being produced in Italy’s Piedmont region, which are distinguished by their second fermentation in the bottle – and names 3 to look out for

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
First came Asti, then prosecco; now it’s time for metodo classico sparkling wine

Jane Anson is blown away by the quality of sparkling wines being produced in Italy’s Piedmont region, which are distinguished by their second fermentation in the bottle – and names 3 to look out for

Grape & Grain | The British sparkling wine on Bordeaux menus, and how Brexit could boost sales

The pound’s fall as a result of Britain’s vote to leave the EU has pushed up costs for the country’s wine industry but made its exports more competitive, a leading producer says. We pick three English sparklers to try

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
The British sparkling wine on Bordeaux menus, and how Brexit could boost sales

The pound’s fall as a result of Britain’s vote to leave the EU has pushed up costs for the country’s wine industry but made its exports more competitive, a leading producer says. We pick three English sparklers to try

Boat rides, peep-shows and (literally) a world of wine at Bordeaux’s newly opened theme park
Grape & Grain | Rothschild takes Chilean wine to a new level as overseas sales grow

Chile’s exports to the US and China are increasing year on year and producers such as Rothschild and Concha Y Toro are expanding to meet the demand

9 May 2016 - 10:38AM
Rothschild takes Chilean wine to a new level as overseas sales grow

Chile’s exports to the US and China are increasing year on year and producers such as Rothschild and Concha Y Toro are expanding to meet the demand

Best of the best from the first tastings of 2015 Bordeaux wines in the barrel

Left bank/right bank split is so pronounced it’s almost as if there are two 2015 vintages, and with quality generally high there is value and ageing ability to be had without going to the top estates

13 Apr 2016 - 12:10PM
Best of the best from the first tastings of 2015 Bordeaux wines in the barrel

Left bank/right bank split is so pronounced it’s almost as if there are two 2015 vintages, and with quality generally high there is value and ageing ability to be had without going to the top estates

Grape & Grain | Why you really should try French red wines from Canada

More renowned for producing that wonderfully sour-sweet drop known as ice wine, the home of the maple leaf also turns out some very good French vintages

30 Mar 2016 - 5:00PM
Why you really should try French  red wines from Canada

More renowned for producing that wonderfully sour-sweet drop known as ice wine, the home of the maple leaf also turns out some very good French vintages

The futures of European and US wines for customers and buyers
Why it’s hard to know what you’re getting in a bottle of Saint-Émilion
Clos Vougeot: one of Burgundy’s  grands crus with 1,000 years of history
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