montes-zapallar

Q&A with Carlos Serrano from V...

Carlos Serrano is the Commercial Director for Vina Montes and manages the global strategy for Montes brands including Vina Montes, Kaiken, Napa Angel ...

Francois Lurton vineyard

#HOTGV: On Francois Lurton wines wi...

For this episode of Heard on the Grape Vine, I met with Francois Lurton, a French winemaker with vineyards in France, Spain, Argentina and Chile. ...

Chateau Angelus wines

#HOTGV: On Château Angélus with Ste...

About a year and half ago, I went to Bordeaux for the first time. On a sunny afternoon in June we cycled through Saint Emillion and stopped at this re...

Frozen vineyards at Inniskillin

#HOTGV: On Canadian ice wine with I...

This episode of Heard on the Grape Vine is all about Canadian Ice Wine. Canada is perhaps the only place in the world where ice wine can be pro...

Musings

Wine rack with bottles

Wine storage 101: The ten golden rules

The small peaks in temperature that we briefly called a heat wave in London is long over. But in the few days of stifling humidity, I did wo...

Travel

Ports, Taylor's, Oporto

Taylor’s, Vila Nova de Gaia

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Nestled among the dense co...

Food matching

Rustenberg Straw Wine 2011

Rustenberg Straw Wine 2011

The wine: Rustenberg Straw Wine 2011 The producer: Rustenberg www.rustenberg.co.za They say: This wine has been made using a centuries...

Other Drinks

roasters Square Mile Coffee

#HOTGV Episode Seven: On coffee with James Hoffmann

For this episode of Heard on the Grape Vine, I spoke to James Hoffmann, founder and CEO of Square Mile Coffee. I met James at the Lon...