Martin Lebon

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Véronique Drouhin-Boss: In New Burgundy Documentary Film

See the Véronique Drouhin-Boss Video<p><b>Véronique Drouhin-Boss: Featured In New Burgundy Documentary Film</b><p><i>As a Burgundy winemaker, this film is a story</i> …

Climate change a ‘big bonus’ for English wine

Global warming and other symptoms of climate change are good for winemaking in England, one of the country’s leading wine educators has said.<p>Chris …

How Does a Better Understanding of Wine Science Fit with Understanding Wine?

I came to wine from a background as a scientist. I spent six years at university—three each for my undergraduate degree and doctorate—and so I became …

Climate, Grapes, and Wine

<b>Terroir and the Importance of Climate to Winegrape Production</b><p>Wine is the result of myriad influences that are often embodied in the concept of …

The Rise of Female Sommeliers

Women are flocking to the sommelier profession, reinvigorating the field and smashing old stereotypes<p>By<p>Zachary Sussman<p><b>IF YOU WALKED INTO</b> an upscale restaurant a decade ago and asked to speak to the sommelier, the individual arriving at your table would have likely conformed to a familiar …

What Goes Into Wine-Label Design?

Does blue on a bottle turn off buyers? Will a fussy label hamper the sale of a cheap wine? Some graphic artists have been designing wine labels for decades, and they know what works. Lettie Teague investigates<p>ASK SOMEONE THE KIND of wine he prefers and he may or may not be able to describe it; ask …

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Wine Therapy and the Anti-Aging Properties of Grapes

Grapes are nature's antioxidant. We all know that the benefits of drinking wine (specifically red wine) are rooted in science. The medicinal and …

How Much Do You Actually Know About Scotch Whisky?

Let's see how much you remember from all those distillery tours.

Bordeaux 2014: Top 10 St Emilion wines

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Austria's Wine Future Looks Brightest in Burgenland

Of all the regions of Austria that grow wine grapes--Wachau, Kremstal, Kamptal, Donauland, and others--the most exciting innovations are coming out of Burgenland for wines at the Qualitätswein level as set by the Austrian Wine Marketing Board, created in 1986. On a recent visit I was amazed at the …

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Top 10 architectural wonders of the wine world

<b>7</b> / 10<p>Slideshow 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10<p>← Previous Next →<p>Darioush Winery, Napa, California<p>Darioush winery in Napa was built to resemble a Persian palace, …

London for wine lovers 2015

<i>8 Apr 2015 We have reworked and updated our popular guide to London's ever-changing wine scene, originally written many years ago and frequently</i> …

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The Loire is also a source of delightful Pinot Noirs…<p>Long before I started writing about Bordeaux wines, I was…<p>These wines are vaunted as the …

Bordeaux 2014: Top 10 Sauternes & Barsac

See the top ten St-Emilion wines from the 2014 en primeur tastings, tasted by Ian d'Agata.<p>The wines of <b>Sauternes</b> and <b>Barsac</b> are among France’s most …

Why Indian Cuisine Breaks All The Flavor Science Rules

Everything we Westerners thought we knew about flavor pairing was recently turned on its ear by a study of the delicious and contradictory jumble of sensation known as Indian cuisine.<p>But let’s step back a minute and look at how we decide what tastes good. Why do we choose certain flavor combos and …

Screwcap triumphs in maturation test

A selection of top Australian wines matured under both screwcap and cork led to “ground breaking” results during a blind tasting at this week’s …

What is Madeira? The Island Wine

<i>Learn about Madeira wine: from how it tastes, to the different styles and to advice on Madeira in cooking and cocktails.</i> Madeira used to be the most …

Spain's Wine Exports Soar 22 Percent — But Profits Fall

Spain's wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world's biggest wine exporter. Annual results have not yet been reported in Italy, which was the top exporter last year.<p>The growth is due to a bumper crop at Spain's vineyards in 2013 that …

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Italian grape varieties in Australia - part 1

<i>12 Mar For today's Throwback Thursday, because Walter's four-part series has been so enthusiastically received, we are republishing the first part of</i> …

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Wine Headache? Chances Are It’s Not the Sulfites

Since the government insisted that wine labels include a “Contains Sulfites” warning, folks have been blaming the compound for their wine headaches. Very likely, finds Lettie Teague, the cause is something else<p>THE LATE SENATOR Strom Thurmond was famous—some might say infamous—for a good many …

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Wine and Beauty Explained

The more I drink the more beautiful you look, or so the saying goes. But according to new research, the more I drink the more beautiful I look, …

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To increase production of Chardonnay...<p>Why Chablis is its own wine kingdom...<p>Drink and dine like a local in Italy’s foodie capital……<p>Three wines rated …

Organic, Biodynamic, and Natural Wines Explained

<i>By Ronan Sayburn MS<br>A version of this article originally appeared in print in the pages of</i> Imbibe UK<i>.</i><p>While judging at a recent Sommelier competition I …

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Struck-match wines - reductio ad absurdum?

<i>This is a longer version of an article also published by the</i> Financial Times. <i>Find 1,000 tasting notes on 2013 white burgundies via</i> <i>this guide.</i><p>It is …

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Burgundy 2013: ‘hard work has paid off’

Diligent quality control from producers and an effort from all sides to keep prices stable looks set to ensure strong interest in Burgundy’s 2013 …

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