South Africa

March 2, 2019 (Sat): We’re hunting for big game this Saturday as we tour the landscape of South African Wines.  Grab your binoculars and come taste with us as we roam the Western Cape. 2016 Ashbourne,  Sauvignon Blanc /Chardonnay   $15Ashbourne is located on a bea[...]

Daily Wine News: A Greek Revival

Photo credit: Ed Comstock.

Despite a decade of financial instability, the Greeks have built a thriving wine industry. In Meininger’s, Grigoris Michailos introduces the people who helped make it happen.

The 2019 James Beard Award semifinalists have been announced, featuring wine producers such as Cathy Corison, Deirdre Heekin, and Steve Matthiasson.

David Morrison looks deeper into the differences between wine critics, comparing James Laube with Per-Henrik Mansson.

In Wine-Searcher, Liza B. Zimmerman explores the changing face of luxury wine and the findings of Liz Thach’s recent studies on the global luxury wine marketing.

Megan Stypulkoska talks to Ken Wright about Oregon pinot noir in Grape Collective.

In BBC News, Natalia Golysheva reports on how Georgian wine can win over more global drinkers.

Neal Martin offers an in-depth report on Madeira in Vinous.

In Decanter, Andrew Jefford travels to Tbilisi to judge in Georgia’s first International Saperavi Competition. (subscription req.)

In Beverage Media, Jim Clarke explores the zero dosage trend in Champagne and other sparkling wines.