SQ Looks at the Wines of Vouvray
Jun
29

SQ Looks at the Wines of Vouvray

By Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson
The Chenin Blanc grape is synonymous with Vouvray, one of the best-known sub-regions in the Loire region of France, producing ...

Wine Spotlight – Chateau Margaux’s Paul Pontallier
Jun
26

Wine Spotlight – Chateau Margaux’s Paul Pontallier

There are few Bordeaux chateaux as revered as Chateau Margaux. A first growth wine (Premier Cru Classé) since the inception of the 1855 Médoc Classification, the ...

California Dreaming: Bonny Doon’s Randall Grahm
Jun
25

California Dreaming: Bonny Doon’s Randall Grahm

Randall Grahm of California’s Bonny Doon vineyards can be easily described by a multitude of adjectives in the dictionary; visionary, insane, radical certainly, but ...

A Feminine Touch in Alentejo
Jun
24

A Feminine Touch in Alentejo

For years there has been a dearth of decent Portuguese wines available in Hong Kong, mostly due to the permanent tax-free deal between Macau and Portugal that allowed ...

SQ Asks “Are Expensive Wines Better”?
Jun
23

SQ Asks “Are Expensive Wines Better”?

By Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson
Last month a group of Vox.com colleagues undertook a blind tasting involving three different bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon at three ...

Day 5 and the end of another Vinexpo
Jun
22

Day 5 and the end of another Vinexpo

From Brinda Bourhis in Bordeaux
It’s the last day at Vinexpo and despite the tired faces of the exhibitors, journalists and visitors, the overall impression is ...