A revelatory visit to Valentin Blattner’s vine nursery and vineyards in the Jura hills
Celestial, naturally sweet wines from Switzerland’s Valais
Impressions of a recent re-tasting of shortlisted wines for this year’s Grand Prix du Vin Suisse
A lesson in terroir at Domaine Ogier in Ampuis in the northern Rhone
How Alsace Crus et Terroirs (ACT) aims to place Alsace wines up where they belong: among the world’s great white wines.
Millésimes Alsace, which just celebrated its fourth outing, is the only serious wine salon for professionals devoted entirely to the great white wines of this underexplored and undervalued region. If you’re at all interested in what’s happening in the wonderful, complex, rewarding world of Alsace wine, it’s a must.
A taste of English sparkling wine at Gusbourne, Kent, with thanks to Guillaume Jourdan of Vitabella for the introduction