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Rosé wine consumption is on the rise, accounting for about one-third of wine consumed in France and a growing proportion of wine drunk in the US, UK and elsewhere. But as a wine it still doesn’t get the respect it … Continue reading
Bulgaria has created numerous new, state of the art wineries over the past two decades. None is more significant than Castra Rubra where globetrotting enologist Michel Rolland has played a lead role as consulting winemaker as well as in planning … Continue reading
Jerry Lohr is one of the California Central Coast’s wine pioneers. He started planting vines in the Arroyo Seco region of Monterey County in 1972 and now has 900 acres of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and other varieties planted there. In … Continue reading
Located in the Baixo Alentejo with 70 hectares of vineyards (53 red, 17 white) and 10 ha of olives, Herdade do Rocim was founded by the late José Ribeiro Vieira. Today, his daughter Catarina Vieira and husband Pedro Ribeiro own … Continue reading
Germany’s top producers are members of the Verdand Deutscher Prädikatsweingüter (VDP), an association of 200 quality-oriented vintners. We recently had the opportunity to taste the Riesling wines from three VDP members, all with steeply sloped (up to 60°) vineyards overlooking … Continue reading
These are some new stunning releases from Morgan Winery in the Santa Lucia Highlands. Owner and winemaker Dan Lee is one of the finest winemakers in the AVA, and we have been big fans of his wines for many years. … Continue reading
Perhaps no American winemaker takes rosé as seriously as Herb Quady. Formerly a winemaker at Boony Doon Vineyards, he moved to Southern Oregon in 2003 to help pioneer winemaking there. He and his father (owner of California’s Quady Winery) purchased … Continue reading
José Luis Mateo is one of Spain’s very special winemakers. He crafts authentic wines from unique terroir in Galicia using indigenous varieties, including ones he has discovered and rescued from abandoned mountain vineyards. He is one of those rarities in … Continue reading
In 1996 the Hernáiz family purchased part of the former estate of Spanish-born Eugénie de Montijo, Empress of France and wife of Napoleon III. The estate is located on one of the highest plateaus in the Rioja Alta, including its … Continue reading
Worth Another Glass? How reliable are the wine reviews in Gambero Rosso’s annual Vini d’Italia Guide?
Publisher’s Note: In this provocative article Joel Butler, one of the International Wine Review’s Contributing Editors, assesses the validity of the Gambero Rosso’s methodology and evaluations by conducting his own tastings of the Guide’s 3 Bicchieri wines at a comprehensive tasting … Continue reading