Although the Southern Rhone accounts for the majority of the production for the entire Rhone Valley region, it doesn’t have as many famous appellations as the Northern Rhone. But the one it has — Chateauneuf-du-Pape — can hardly be overlooked.
Today let’s focus on some of the most famous appellations in the North Rhone.
The results of the inaugural Decanter Asia Wine Awards were published on DecanterChina.com today.
From its first experimental vintage in 1951, Grange was always intended by its creator Max Schubert (1915–1994) to be an icon that would epitomise all that was finest about Australian Shiraz. It was made to be capable of ageing for decades, and many vinta
You might have noticed “South-Eastern Australia” is specified as the production origin on the label of some branded wines from Australia. Where does this notion come from?
Yesterday we talked about the famous wine regions in Australia and briefly mentioned the classic grape varieties in each region. Today let’s focus on the key grape varieties and their typical characters.
As we mentioned in yesterday’s Tip of the Day, inland Australia has very limited water supply, thus most vineyards are planted in regions close to a reliable water source.
In April 2012, Chateau Latour announced its decision to leave the en primeur system from the 2012 vintage onwards, which was one of the biggest stories of the year in the wine world. So what is en primeur?
[Grape Variety] The counterpart to Palomino in the Jerez region of Spain.
[Grape Variety] Palomino is the sherry grape grown in the vineyards of Jerez in southern Spain.