I find it difficult to think of any wine anywhere that has changed as little over the last 30 years as San Leonardo, surely the most successful Bordeaux blend of northern Italy....
As I pointed out in Terroir spotting in Trentino - part 1 , it is not well known that Trentino has an amazing range of soils, microclimates, expositions and altitudes. In fact it is chock-a-block...
These are my tasting notes from immersion in the produce of the new small growers' association in Trentino, I Dolomitici ('the people from the Dolomites', the mountains pictured), about whom I...
See also Terroir spotting in Trentino - part 2 . A couple of years ago, while reporting on a Riesling event in the Alto Adige , I lamented the fact that large parts of Italy seem to ignore...
Nearly 1000 wines tasted in three and a half days and South Africa's second Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show is over. We judges, local luminaries plus myself and James Halliday of Australia,...
Cesconi's evocatively named new metodo classico Blauwal (blue whale) from Trentino had me wondering for a moment what blue whales have to do with this mountainous region, but...
Yesterday I described Trento - Italy's overlooked fizz . Nearly 60 tasting notes follow, listed alphabetically by producer name (not including words such as Cantina). See Jancis on a blind...
Walter's tasting notes on nearly 60 examples of these useful sparkling wines follow.
And see my reviews of a number of top English sparkling wines (and some still ones) on...
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