Category: New World

La Place de Bordeaux (and beyond)

The négociants of Bordeaux have got selling wine globally down to a fine art. So it’s little wonder that so many prestigious wines from outside Bordeaux are now sold this way. Here’s what you need to know ahead of the upcoming September release of top wines from California, Tuscany, Chile and beyond. “La Place de […]

How to start a fine wine collection

In this article, first published in the Spring/Summer issue of No.3 Magazine, we talk to specialist Nick Pegna about how to start your fine wine collection. There’s no magic formula for building a fine wine collection. It takes time. Like a painting, it’s created in layers – brushstrokes – some things added, some taken away. […]

A moment with Constantia Glen’s Alexander Waibel

Fine wine specialist Adam Holden catches up with Constantia Glen’s Alexander Waibel to get a taste for their wines, and their winemaking philosophy.  It’s nine years since I made my first visit to Constantia Glen in South Africa’s Western Cape. They were quite new at the time. They made their first white in 2005, with […]

Fine white wines for Christmas

Our wine specialist Isabella Cameron shares her favourite white wines for Christmas. These delicious, multi-dimension wines stand up to every element of the festive feast. Too often, white wine is relegated to “just for the starter” on Christmas Day. It plays second fiddle to grander reds that get to take centre-stage alongside the turkey. This […]