Jackson Family Wines raised its bet on high-end Pinot Noir today with the purchase of Siduri, a Sonoma-based producer that has helped define the style of modern California Pinot with its numerous single-vineyard wines.
There’s an endless discussion of Old World versus New World wines, and what a recent trip to France revealed is that both are wonderful in different ways and for different reasons. Old World wines are restrained, structured and redolent
HONG KONG -- The works of Chagall, Picasso, Andy Warhol and the Prince of Wales will all be up for sale on Friday, but not in picture frames. These works are on the labels of wines from Chateau Mouton Rothschild to be auctioned by Sotheby's in Hong Kong.
Despite his penchant for food, liquor and cigars, Winston Churchill reached the ripe old age of 90. While we wouldn’t suggest consuming the goodies listed in this article in one go, we reckon dabbling in the odd one or two should be fine. It’s also an apt way of marking the 50th anniversary of the great man’s death — which is tomorrow, 24 January.
Natural Wines: Robert Parker has called them a “scam… that will be exposed as a fraud.” Newsweek claims it “tastes worse than putrid cider.” At the same time, there are wine fairs and groups around the world that celebrate them and restaurants that devote their wine lists to them. So, [...]
Skurnik Wines & Spirits, an importer and distributor, has proved an effective launching pad for some of the most talented salespeople in the New York area, many of whom went on to found businesses of their own.
Going once … Thanks to its zero-duty status, Hong Kong has grown to be the Asian centre of the wine auction world, setting records every year, with prices for first growth and rare wines reaching stratospheric levels.
One of the great mysteries of the world of wine is why South African wine is not more celebrated. The best examples offer wine lovers some of the finest value in the world today yet they remain a secret relative to the wines of, say, California or Australia, even though it is only relatively recently that Australia has made more wine than the Cape.