Wine writer and judge CH'NG Poh Tiong remembers Chinese wine Jia Bei Lan's historic win at the Decanter World Wine Awards in 2011, tastes a range of vintages from the label and charts winemaking developments in China in the past decade.
Jane Anson reports from a tasting led by pioneering winemakers from around the world, exploring how grafted and ungrafted vines affect the character of wine and revisiting received wisdom about the spread of phylloxera.
From Ningxia geology to the new regional brand 'Ningxia Hong', here's the latest report on China's up-and-coming fine wine region in the wild northwest.
It really needn’t be seen as a contradiction in terms, explains James Lawther MW, who selects 15 great wines that offer both quality and fair pricing from this much-admired Bordeaux Right Bank region.
A grape with a long and sometimes troubled history, Pinot Meunier is enjoying popularity once again – not just in its traditional homeland of Champagne, but in the vineyards of England and America’s west coast, as well. Alice Lascelles finds out more.
Sake remains a mystery to many consumers in western countries, but why not give it a try?
Anthony Rose is your guide in this introduction to Japan's national drink.
Quality is the watchword for Barolo 2010, Ian D’Agata finds the vintage already displaying real density of textures and vibrant acidities.