Jefford on Monday
Horizontal and vertical
Andrew Jefford throws a proverbial bone to horizontal wine tasting, which he feels is underrated in today's world of writing and criticism.
The Chablis difference
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.
The search for purity in wine
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.
‘Modern humans relish “dangerous” bitter flavours’
Andrew Jefford explores the perception of bitter flavours in wine....
Burgundy’s great question
... and Andrew Jefford asks it (eventually)...
The Guerrilla guide to drinking wine – Part four
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....
The guerrilla guide to wine places – Part three
Andrew Jefford’s four-part special August wine series ... for absolute beginners.
The guerrilla guide to making wine – Part two
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.
The guerrilla guide to wine – Part one
Welcome to the first part of Andrew Jefford’s four-part August wine series ... For absolute beginners.