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November 18, 2022

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the vintage game

By Steven Spanbauer Despite being a region noted for its diversity of permitted varieties, in reality, the performance of Grenache […]

November 17, 2022

Low Alcohol Reds for Thanksgiving

A recent reader’s inquiry sent Lettie Teague on a journey to find red wines below 13% alcohol by volume. Along […]

October 11, 2022

2021 in Chablis – the yin to 2020’s yang

THE TAKEAWAY So after the solar, fresh, and balanced 2020 vintage in Chablis, we are met with a throwback vintage […]

August 15, 2022

Vintage 2020 Clos Erasmus & Laurel

Daphne Glorian sent us her assessment of the 2020 vintage at Clos i Terrasses. Only through constant and meticulous work […]

May 30, 2022

The King of Monastrell

Starting with the purchase of a property in Jumilla after the end of the Spanish Civil War, José Sánchez-Cerezo began to […]

April 29, 2022

2020 Châteauneuf-du-Pape – Grenache Plays Nice

Grenache in check! 2020 was an exceptionally strange vintage for Grenache. While there is far more to Châteauneuf-du-Pape than Grenache, […]

April 27, 2022

Isn’t All Wine Vegan? Exploring Various Takes on Vegan Wine

No longer to be dismissed as a ‘fad’, veganism is an indication of a new way of thinking around the […]

November 30, 2021

Ten questions for Alvar de Dios

You were born and raised in Toro. How did you end up in the Sierra de Gredos? It was a […]

November 30, 2021

From Mont Ventoux to Mont Sainte Victoire – and interview with Fred Chaudière

Q: How was this vintage for you? We’ve heard a lot from producers in Loire Valley and Benoît Droin in […]

October 28, 2021

2021 Famille Lieubeau Vintage Report

By François Lieubeau The conditions experienced during the 2021 vintage have already been well reported, with spring frost, hail storms, drought […]