Chablis is so different from the rest of Burgundy that this universal assimilation, I’m beginning to think, does it no favours. This hallmark terroir wine is best understood as a unique wine kingdom of its own. Here’s why.
We’re a lucky lot: the last three decades have brought a high renaissance to the wine world. A century of wars, depressions and crises followed phylloxera. The renaissance was a long time coming.
Andrew Jefford explores the perception of bitter flavours in wine....
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Andrew Jefford explores 10 rules around drinking wine in the final chapter of his four-part August series ... for absolute beginners.
Andrew Jefford gets to know a fractious Italian champion....
Andrew Jefford’s four-part special August wine series ... for absolute beginners.
Read the second chapter of Andrew Jefford’s four-part August wine series ... for absolute beginners. This week, it's the guerrilla guide to making wine.
Welcome to the first part of Andrew Jefford’s four-part August wine series ... For absolute beginners.
If you’re lucky enough to own your house, when did you buy it? When did the previous owner purchase it? How many owners has it had in the last century: a dozen? Maybe more?