Category: New World

The mighty Giaconda

Small in scale but mighty in reputation, Giaconda is an undisputed star of the Australian wine scene. Sophie Thorpe visits its home, the little-known and secluded region of Beechworth, to catch up with winemaker Nathan Kinzbrunner

Five things you need to know about sustainable wine

Sustainable farming isn’t necessarily new, but recently sustainability has become the hot topic in wine – whether it’s natural, organic or biodynamic. We talked to three of California’s most exciting producers to try and discern what all the fuss is about

From the ground up: why sustainable farming matters

We casually throw around terms such as “organic”, “biodynamic” and “sustainable” when it comes to wine – but what do they actually mean, and do they make better wine?

On the pour: Grus

Our fantastic Enomatic “wine tasting” machines at 63 Pall Mall keep open bottles in perfect condition, meaning we can open a number of interesting wines for you to taste at any one time. In this new monthly column, we’re highlighting our pick of the selection – first up, a Syrah-dominant blend from some of the […]