See also my tasting notes on 50 bright stars from NZ just published.
New Zealand’s generic wine body is understandably keen to present a clean bill of health re the...
José Manuel Ortega has established O Fournier wineries in Ribera del Duero, Chile and Argentina. Here, the day after Andrew Jefford's plea to reduce the carbon footprint of transporting wine...
This unprepossessing green sludge might just save the planet. It is algae being experimented with at Torres in Penedès, where matters ecological are to the fore, and algae are merely one of many...
Tenuta dell'Ornellaia in the Maremma region on the Tuscan coast, one of the first so-called Supertuscans, in conjuction with the the University of Florence, is running an experiment to measure...
" The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different." Aldous Huxley.
The Kathleen &...
At least two California producers are doing their bit in sometimes innovative ways for the environment.
Fetzer bottles go on a diet
Adding to the growing list of wine producers...
This article was also published in the Financial Times. The first meal I shared with Simon Maxwell, Director of the Overseas Development Institute, was dinner in the wood-panelled Hotel...
Wine lovers may have to start examining their ecological consciences. In the UK at least there are official moves afoot to try to persuade us of the virtues of transporting wine in bulk as...
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