Category: New World

Hotting up in Chile

Chile may be the slimmest of all wine countries, but it certainly isn’t thin on the ground when it comes to diversity, says Amanda Barnes It is telling that most Chileans take their title as a “good-value” wine producer to be a burdensome insinuation that their wines are pedestrian and dull. But that assumption couldn’t […]

A transatlantic union

As Harry and Meghan prepare to say “I do”, we have rustled up five wines and spirits suited to a royal celebration The King’s Ginger: Too clichéd? We think not – Harry may only be sixth in line to the throne, but this  liqueur is as fiery as the Prince’s fine locks, and good enough […]

Wine of the week: Mount Lofty Cabernet Sauvignon

Recently across our social media channels we’ve been championing some of our personal wine favourites, as reviewed by our in-house team. This week it’s the turn of Alexis Self to cast his view on a bottle of 2015 Old Plains Longhop Cabernet Sauvignon, from Australia’s Mount Lofty Ranges Our antipodean cousins are famed for their straight-talking […]

The state(s) of Japanese wine

As we enter into May and the last of the sakura begins to fall – we take a look at why Japan could be the next big thing in the world of wine – a growing industry where the quality of wine and the volume of exports are increasingly blossoming On a snowy winter’s day […]