Tag: chardonnay

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

The changing face of Chile

Following a recent trip to the country, Fergus Stewart – from our Fine Wine team – traces Chile’s path to fine wine fame, identifying the key producers that make it worth any oenophile’s attentions For a country with a proud and long history of winemaking, dating back to the Conquistadors’ arrival in the 16th century, […]

The Leap

As we release the first wine made under his own label – the exquisite 2013 Cedalion Chardonnay, Sam Harrop MW thinks back to the point where this particular journey began, the moment when – perhaps unknowingly – he took a leap of faith. It was a typically grey chilly December day in London when the […]

Pairing wine with chicken

In our new series food writer Susie Carter takes a look at how to successfully pair wines with key ingredients. This month it’s the turn of the UK’s most-consumed meat: chicken. The first time I really became aware of the nuances of food and wine matching was at a friend’s Chardonnay tasting. We compared six […]