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Category Archives: Great Winemakers
No country in the Americas has been so strongly influenced by French winemaking as Chile. Aspiring Chilean winemakers go to France to study enology or work the harvests. And French winemakers and winemaking consultants go to Chile to make wine. … Continue reading
In preparing a new report on Chablis, we recently met up with Alice and Oliver de Moor in Courgis, located about 7 km southwest of Chablis. They started their vineyards 20 years ago with just three parcels [Bel-Air, Clardy, Rosette] … Continue reading
Michel Rolland has made wine all over the world, and we’ve tasted his wines in many of the places where we’ve traveled—Argentina, South Africa, and, of course, France. Now, he extends his global reach to a neighboring country, Spain, where … Continue reading
Women have always played an important role in tending the vines, picking the fruit, and pressing the grapes in Rioja, but in recent years they have also assumed an important role in winemaking. Indeed, no other wine region of the … Continue reading
Dr. Konstantin Frank, the creative force behind the establishment of the Dr. Konstantin Frank winery in New York’s Finger Lakes region is one of the wine world’s most colorful wine pioneers. Today the family-run winery is managed by Fred Frank, … Continue reading
In the 16th century, French-speaking Huguenots from France and Southern Belgium emigrated to South Africa where they planted vines and made wine. Four hundred years later, the French-speaking Belgian, Jean-Philippe Colmant followed in their footsteps, locating in the picturesque town … Continue reading
Andrea and Chris Mullineux seem a bit young to be called great winemakers, but it’s a title they’ve justly earned. Not only did we give them rave reviews in our Report # 30 The Wines of South Africa, but the … Continue reading
David Lake (1943-2009) was one of the most influential pioneers in the history of the Washington State wine industry. He is credited with producing Washington State’s first vineyard-designated wines as well as the state’s first Syrah.
We recently had the opportunity to retaste the Quartz Reef wines of Rudi Bauer. We previously tasted his sparkling wines in our Sparkling Wine Report and his Pinot Noirs in our New Zealand Pinot Noir Report. Our tastings of his … Continue reading
Inama is revered as one of the top producers of high quality Soave. Our reviews at the bottom of this article show why. We recently visited Stefano Inama at his winery to find out how he makes such superb wines. … Continue reading