Category: New World

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 […]

A closer look: our new Own Selection Chardonnay

We are lucky enough to work with some of the world’s best producers to create our Own Selection wines. Each new addition comes about as the result of our strong relationship with a particular producer, and our total belief in the wines they’re making. We’re extremely proud of our dazzling new Californian Chardonnay 2018 Berry […]

Ridge: the power of Zin

Ridge Vineyards might have made its name with Monte Bello, a Cabernet blend – but many wine lovers know it best for its expressions of California’s flagship grape, Zinfandel. A far cry from the blush bottles and sweet jammy styles that Zin might conjure, Adam Holden explains why these iconic wines are worth seeking out […]