A team of 'super tasters' has pin-pointed seven sets of aromas in aged Bordeaux and it's helping scientists to find the molecules that shape terroir. Jane Anson reports from the cutting edge of wine science in her latest Decanter.com column...
Read Jane Anson's initial report on the key emerging characteristics of the Bordeaux 2017 vintage, and which areas look set to come out on top.
New research to discover how some of the world’s greatest wines develop sweetness without the presence of sugar has pinpointed specific types of oak ageing as key, writes Jane Anson in her weekly column.
Jane Anson explains the Rioja single vineyard designation, what it may mean for Spanish wine and when you might see the first wines on shop shelves.
Jane Anson reports on a tasting of more than 70 Bordeaux 2008 wines, including first growths, and hosted this month by the BI merchant in the 10th anniversary of the vintage.
‘The ambition and drive you find in Ningxia is infectious’
How many earthworms does it take to make a fine wine? No, it's not a pre-emptive Christmas cracker joke. It's part of a massive issue facing the future of wine, according to influential soil consultants.
After earlier careers in other fields, Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s three grandchildren have taken up roles in the family business. Jane Anson discovers how they plan to honour such a distinguished heritage.
They may have their own identities but, as Jane Anson discovers, the unique trio of châteaux that form the magical Léoville estate in Bordeaux also have much in common...
Jane Anson discovered a different side of China's fledgling fine wine region during a visit this month.