Category: New World

A west-coast wonder: Washington’s Andrew Will

For all too long, Washington State has been the poor cousin of American wine. But Andrew Will is one of a handful of wineries that has slowly but surely been challenging the state’s place in the vinous pecking order. We sent Alexis Self to talk to Will Camarda, winemaker at the estate

The language of sustainability: the top 10 terms to know

It’s safe to say that natural wine is a hot topic. After our Down to Earth tasting – focusing on wines made in an environmentally friendly way, we explain 10 key terms that form the conversation around sustainable winemaking

Finding its roots: Syrah’s success in New Zealand

While the country might be associated with Marlborough Sauvignon, New Zealand has much more to offer. Recently returned from the country, Amanda Barnes explains why Syrah is emerging as one of its most prized varieties, producing complex and cellar-worthy styles

Five reasons to fall for the Cape

Ask anyone in the wine trade which country excites them most and the answer will almost certainly be South Africa. The passion of its crowd of collaborative, inventive and supremely talented winemakers is infectious; but most importantly, the wines are great. Every bottle punches well above its weight – offering poise, precision and elegance, yet […]