Interviews
Macedonia
Although Vranec is not widely known internationally, small elements of the wine press have been talking about the grape for a few years now. It is a variety I personally have written about
Gavi DOCG
Tell us about 2016 in Gavi DOCG. Has it been a challenging year and how does it compare with others? 2016 has been a challenging year, but it turned out to be an
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La Scolca is widely known and considered as one of the best Gavi. What can followers of this wine expect from the 2016 vintage? Our 98th harvest started earlier than traditional harvests in
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In the village of Ginestra Maddalena Laluce is starting to take the reigns at her family winery. How has the 2016 vintage been for Vini Laluce? This year Vini Laluce experienced a lot
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As growers continue to take stock of the 2016 vintage in Basilicata, I asked Emanuela Mastrodomenico of Vigne Mastrodomenico how rains just before picking have impacted on their harvest. 2016 has been a
Italy
I've been following the vintage in Basilicata for ten years now, studying each village carefully to try and extract some sort of village pattern. The abundance of hot warm, full bodied red wines
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In 2006, Tony and Youmna Asseily became accidental winemakers in their favourite holiday destination, moving their family from Lebanon to Bordeaux. 10 years on they are still proudly living the dream at Chateau
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The Romanian wine scene is in a perpetual state of change. Big producers have always dominated things, particularly on the export markets, but now a second wave of winery startups are starting to
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Following a string of awards for English wines at the annual trade and press event, and with English wine week on the horizon, I spoke with Sam Lindo, head winemaker at Camel Valley
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Azienda Querciabella is one of the leading Chianti Classico estates, their commitment to first organic viticulture and then biodynamic farming establishes them firmly at the source of what is now a very popular
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With the 2015 en primeur campaign underway in Bordeaux there is a great deal of excitement, anticipation and concentration on the red wines of the left and right bank. The naturally sweet wines
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How would you describe the Roero to wine lovers who have never come across this area? How does it differ from the Langhe? You can see the difference between the Langhe and the
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You are a boutique, low production winery operating in a region known for bulk wine. Does this make things easier for you to stand out? Not everything can be had in this life.
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Fabio Mecca is a consultant winemaker from Basilicata. He is well known for his involvement with family winery Azienda Paternoster, one of the oldest producers of Aglianico del Vulture, but he also lends