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Wine: pinot – New Zealand’s answer to burgundy

As you drive out towards the Central Otago region of New Zealand’s South Island, you come across the Kawarau bridge, where the bungee-jump craze started all those years ago. It must have taken a similar leap of faith, you feel, to plant vines in this extreme mountainous region. Yet in less than a …

New Zealand

May to be a big party with Oregon Wine Month

The Dundee Hills is in the northern Willamette Valley, the heart of Oregon wine country. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine)<p>PORTLAND, Ore. – …

Oregon

12 must-try New World pinot noirs

In the wine world, pinot noir’s reputation is anything but easygoing: It’s a hard grape to grow and a hard wine to make. Shopping for it yields its …

Seven Great California Pinot Noirs to Try This Year

The wonderful world of California pinot noir is as dazzling as ever as winemakers from regions such as the Sonoma Coast, Santa Barbara and Anderson Valley continue to produce elegant, vivid examples of this beguiling grape. Frankly, they just get better every year, and more expensive, …

Wine & Spirits

Bordeaux 2014: ‘The best of the rest’

The tasting room at Ch. Rauzan-SéglaGeordie Willis – eighth-generation family member and Berry Bros. & Rudd Creative Director – recounts his first …

Bordeaux

Test Your Wine Knowledge - Bordeaux vs Burgundy Quiz

1. Which region has the larger vineyard area?<p><b>Bordeaux</b><p>Bordeaux, with a total vineyard area of over 120,000 hectares, is larger than Burgundy with a …

Grapes and wrath: Why wine critic Robert Parker is skipping the famous Bordeaux tasting

It’s tasting time in Bordeaux, when the wine world flocks to the banks of the Garonne to discover what the latest vintage has to offer. For the next …

Berry’s predicts primeurs flop if prices rise

Whatever the quality of 2014 Bordeaux, if the prices go up, then Berry Bros & Rudd won’t promote it, warns the merchant’s fine wine buying …

Bordeaux 2014: Charming But Not a Keeper

Single Bordeaux vintage, young, considered attractive, WLTM financially secure suitors for mutually rewarding short-term relationship.

Bordeaux

Ink and Pen Notes: Pelikan M805 Stresemann with Montblanc Bordeaux

My newest pen, the Pelikan Souverän M805 Stresemann Anthracite, wrote itself dry of Montblanc Bordeaux ink. Montblanc Bordeaux is my favorite ink and …

Mont Blanc

En Primeur: Saint-Emilion Goes Back to the Future

European Editor Roger Voss assesses Saint-Émilion’s new style of producing traditional, low-octane, terrior-driven wines.<p>The days of Saint-Émilion’s …

Top 10

Bordeaux 2014: First impression – Soil type key to ‘uneven’ Right Bank vintage

Success on the Right Bank in the Bordeaux 2014 vintage depended on a vineyard's specific soil type and an estate's attention to detail ahead of …

Grapes

New Zealand's best-value pinot noirs

CUISINE MAGAZINE<p>The Cuisine wine tasting panel discovers New Zealand's best pinot noirs.<p>Want to know what to drink this autumn? Well, here's your …

Revealed: why your Pinot noir is actually a Pinot blanc (or was that a Pinot gris?)

The diversity within grapevine varieties is incredibly rich. This is good news for viticulturists – grape cultivators – and wine makers because it …

Big Reds for Big Meat

Hard-core vegetarians and vegans look away, please. We're talking red wines with the heft and character to show off the gargantuan roast beef or pork loin meat lovers hope to attack over the holidays. And by that we mean the extended holidays, i.e., the dinner parties that stretch on through …

Napa Valley

Bordeaux 2014: US buyers ‘back on track’ for en primeur

There is greater interest in Bordeaux 2014 en primeur wines from US buyers, according to merchants on both sides of the Atlantic, but many continue …

Bordeaux

What oak brings to your wine: Tannin, flavors, aromas

The ancient Celts were a people of the forest. They used a lot of wood in their daily lives, for housing, cookery and art. Sometime around the 5th century B.C., they came up with an ingenious new way with wood; they formed it into barrels, for storing liquids such as water, ale and, eventually, …

This is How You Should Drink Wine in 2015

Last year, the United States downed roughly 1.3 million more bottles of vino than the French. That effectively pulls the U.S. into the lead as the …

Bordeaux Futures: What’s The Upside of Buying En Primeur?

As Bordeaux prepares to unveil its latest vintage, Will Lyons looks at the futures market<p>EN PRIMEUR WEEK in Bordeaux is always frenetic. As one château-owner once remarked, it’s like the Oscars, the Cannes Film Festival and Formula One coming to town for five days. I’m among the thousands of wine …

Cannes Film Festival

Why Sommeliers Matter More Than Wine Scores

The era of wine arrogance is over. It was slowly dismantled by a chorus from the ether. Unlike the recent past when an ex-attorney could anoint himself the palate of America, a new generation of wine professionals seized control by embracing the Old World discipline of the sommelier. Since they are …

The Changing Love of Pinot Noir?

To properly frame the sort of revelation that follows, you need to understand a few things. The first is that I am deeply fortunate to be able to …

Napa Valley

16 Wine Phrases and What They Mean in English

<i>This piece originally appeared on VinePair.com.</i><p>One of the most difficult aspects of being a casual wine consumer is that it can often seem like the …

The Mystery of Aging Wine

Of all the mysteries concerning wine — and there are a lot! — probably the least understood concerns aging.<p>Frank Sinatra, in “It Was a Very Good …

Aging

What You Need to Know About the 2012 Bordeaux Vintage

The 2012 Bordeaux vintage is a mixed bag, but there are some great wines to be found, particularly in Pomerol, St-Émilion and Pessac-Léognan—and even …

Languedoc: French Wines With Terroir, Character And Personality

<i>Photo: Shutterstock</i><p>Once a source only for cheap bulk wine, Languedoc is now proving its ability to make wonderful <i>terroir</i> wines at very reasonable prices. The region is thriving with so many exciting wine producers you hardly know where to turn. This is a region I recommend for anyone who is looking …

Wine & Spirits

How Long to Decant Wine? Answers and Tricks

Most red wines need decanting. You can also decant affordable wines to improve the flavor. Decanting times range from about <b>30 minutes to more than 3</b> …

Chemistry