Andrew Jefford is a columnist for both Decanter magazine and www.decanter.com, Jefford has been writing and broadcasting about wine (as well as food, whisky, travel and perfume) since the 1980s, winning many awards – the latest for his work as a columnist. After 15 months as a senior research fellow at Adelaide University between 2009 and 2010, Andrew is currently writing a book on Australia’s wine landscape and terroirs. He lives in the Languedoc, on the frontier between the Grès de Montpellier and Pic St Loup zones.
After three decades of wine tasting, Andrew Jefford passes on some of what he’s learned.
Andrew Jefford teases out one of the main elements in a Champagne’s ‘house style’.
Andrew Jefford visits the high-altitude vineyards of Crete and finds an ancient wine culture in renaissance
Andrew Jefford describes why he thinks that the new appellation of Maury Sec has the potential 'to be one of the rare "grands crus" of the South of France'
After recent criticism of the Bordeaux 2011 vintage, Andrew Jefford makes a case for reassessment of this ‘maligned’ year
The last three decades have been traumatic for Jerez. Times of commercial catastrophe, of course, are also times of opportunity.
On the opening day of the Vinisud Wine Fair, Andrew Jefford takes a look at the work of one of the Languedoc’s most influential wine consultants and tastes some of the wines he has helped create.
Andrew Jefford finds a new generation of German winemakers emerging from a country with a strong vineyard tradition but a corroded wine image towards the end of the last century.
Limestone 'is the best party in the wine world', says Chilean soil expert Pedro Parra, who joins Andrew Jefford and others on a road trip through southern France to Cahors. See also recommended wines to look out for ahead of release...
Now the compliment is being returned: Mendoza itself is playing a role in the renaissance of a great French vineyard zone.