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Wine

So good it Gewürz

Oft overlooked, Gewürztraminer can make even the most well-trained sommelier come unstuck. News editor Jacopo Mazzeo gathered a panel of experts who found their preconceptions of the variety deliciously overturned.

Wine

Whatever the weather, rosé is in the aether

Rosé wine is often associated with warm weather and summer sessions. But perhaps it’s time to recognise its versatility all year round, says Chris Losh.

Wine

Getting to grips with the Languedoc

There's so much going on in the Languedoc, but somehow the region's potential ultimately gets over-looked, says Simon Field MW.

Wine

Beaujolais' Georges Duboeuf: the wine industry bids farewell to a legend

Beaujolais hero Georges Duboeuf, who passed away on 4 January, will be remembered for his activity as a négociant and for his work to promote Beaujolais nouveau.

Beer & Cider

Can Maison Sassy change the way that customers drink cider?

Low-abv, cocktail-friendly and 100% natural, Sassy Cidre is quickly becoming popular among chefs and bartenders alike.

Wine

Whites drive Burgundy exports to UK, while reds take a dive

According to the BIVB, Burgundy’s white wines have enjoyed significant growth in the UK.

Wine

‘Fireball’ wipes out vineyards in south of France

Last week a 'fireball' caused hottest-ever temperatures across southern France and some growers lost all their crop.

Wine

Why is the Loire Valley the cradle of France's natural wine movement?

The Loire has established itself as the centre of France’s bio/organic/natural wine movement. Jim Budd heads to Angers to find out why.

Beer & Cider

Can Maison Sassy change the way that customers drink cider?

Low-abv, cocktail-friendly and 100% natural, Sassy Cidre is quickly becoming popular among chefs and bartenders alike.

Wine

Whites drive Burgundy exports to UK, while reds take a dive

According to the BIVB, Burgundy’s white wines have enjoyed significant growth in the UK.

Wine

‘Fireball’ wipes out vineyards in south of France

Last week a 'fireball' caused hottest-ever temperatures across southern France and some growers lost all their crop.

Wine

Why is the Loire Valley the cradle of France's natural wine movement?

The Loire has established itself as the centre of France’s bio/organic/natural wine movement. Jim Budd heads to Angers to find out why.

Wine

Enotria&Coe boosts French offering with addition of four new producers

Wine merchant Enotria&Coe has increased its French offering with the addition of four new agencies to its portfolio.The new agencies are Lucien Lurton

Wine

Star winemakers: Jérôme Bressy, Domaine Gourt de Mautens

From Didier Dagueneau to Eben Sadie, every generation has its standout winemakers.

Wine

Enotria&Coe boosts French offering with addition of four new producers

Wine merchant Enotria&Coe has increased its French offering with the addition of four new agencies to its portfolio.The new agencies are Lucien Lurton

Wine

Star winemakers: Jérôme Bressy, Domaine Gourt de Mautens

From Didier Dagueneau to Eben Sadie, every generation has its standout winemakers.