2016: The Year for White Burgundy in Hong Kong?
Jan
11

2016: The Year for White Burgundy in Hong Kong?

Bold predictions aside, I believe that 2016 will be a defining year for Chardonnay as the wine-loving city of Hong Kong maintains its love for Bordeaux, continues its ...

A Little Somethin’ On The Side
Dec
21

A Little Somethin’ On The Side

By Simone Madden-Grey
Chat with any winemaker and you are likely to find they have a barrel or two tucked away dedicated to that special project – a side project – ...

Wine and Gourmet Cheese
Dec
21

Wine and Gourmet Cheese

By Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson -
Like winemaking, cheesemaking is both art and science. Do wine and gourmet cheese match well together?
The denouement of many a ...

Steen, aka Chenin Blanc, Sparkles in South Africa
Nov
23

Steen, aka Chenin Blanc, Sparkles in South Africa

By Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson - Chenin Blanc in South Africa is a wine uniquely straddling the Old World and the New World.

Steen is the most planted grape in ...

Challenges in the sparkling wine sector
Nov
10

Challenges in the sparkling wine sector

The sparkling wine sector is gaining complexity, with cava and prosecco looking to the future and the past

By Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson - In 2012 something ...

South African Zoo Biscuits and The Swartland
Nov
10

South African Zoo Biscuits and The Swartland

When I was invited by Wines of South Africa (WOSA) to attend Cape Wine 2015 I jumped at the opportunity as I have always been thinking of ways to get access to great and ...