Germany Tour: A Riesling Moment
May
31

Germany Tour: A Riesling Moment

Another early morning; another outrageous hangover and it was goodbye to Baden-Württemberg and the party-central Bietigheim-Bissingen. To the Rheinhessen we were and, ...

Germany Tour: Anything But Riesling
May
30

Germany Tour: Anything But Riesling

A whirlwind trip to Germany that lasted just 72 hours is over. Way too much was drank, far from enough sleep was garnered and thank God I made notes of what I did and ...

Highlights of the London Wine Fair
May
18

Highlights of the London Wine Fair

London remains the world’s biggest wine market and the London Wine Fair, held each year in May, offers a chance to sample new and classic wines. By Stephen Quinn and ...

Asia Missing a Vinous Voice
Apr
26

Asia Missing a Vinous Voice

Recently Robert Parker announced that Neil Martin would be taking over as the voice of wine from Bordeaux ending what has been almost 35 years of influence from the ...

Going to Gym Equivalent to Drinking Cheap Wine
Apr
22

Going to Gym Equivalent to Drinking Cheap Wine

There have been so many stories written in the last year or so that highlight the health benefits of wine and in fairness, wine is a moderately healthy beverage; but it ...

What a Difference a Tax Makes
Apr
18

What a Difference a Tax Makes

Taxes on wines in Europe impact significantly on what consumers pay for their pleasures say Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson.

Last week’s column on the evolution ...