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  • Article Alder on America

    BC - sparkling with confidence

    This month Alder heads north. While this column in both name and purpose focuses on the American wine scene, I find it difficult not to pay some…

    18 Mar 2019 Alder Yarrow
  • Article Tasting articles

    Stannary St Americans

    Happy New Year! Feast your eyes on one dynamic British importer's current range of American wines. This week London importer Flint Wines will be…

    1 Jan 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    The red and white of Canada

    Some of Canada's best winemakers gathered in London in May to present their latest reds and whites. As I found out when visiting the Okanagan last…

    17 Jul 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    British Columbia's (im)perfect pitch

    Practice makes perfect – yet imperfections are supposed to be an important feature in our appreciation of pleasure. The symmetrical beauty of the…

    31 Jan 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    Candid Canada

    Canada seems to have a lot going for it at the moment, and this selection of wines mostly provides yet more proof of her prowess. When choosing what…

    18 Jul 2017 Richard Hemming MW
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    WWC 52 - Geoffrey Moss

    We are publishing the penultimate entry in our wine writing competition thanks to Geoffrey Moss. In 2011, I had nearly completed a degree in Political…

    5 Apr 2017 Guest contributor
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    North American assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages. Jancis writes I have to confess that this may be one of the strangest assemblages in this collection of 23 of them. …

    11 Aug 2016 Team JR
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    Canada comes courting (again)

    Canada - and Ontario in particular - seems tailor-made to appeal to the wine devotee. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay excel in this cool climate, and when…

    13 Jun 2016 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Wines of the week

    Norman Hardie Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs

    From CA$39.20, $29.99, £23, HK$290, ¥3,519 Find these wines Cool climate viticulture can generate an awful lot of hot air among wine people. It…

    27 May 2016 Richard Hemming MW
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    Canada shows off in London

    Long-serving members will know that this site has been charting the progress of Canadian wines ever since its humble beginnings in 2000. In fact, I…

    27 Jul 2015 Jancis Robinson Richard Hemming MW
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    2013 books - North America

    Paul O'Doherty reviews the latest crop of wine books.The New California Wine - A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste Jon…

    27 Dec 2013 Guest contributor
  • Article Tasting articles

    North America - autumn collection

    See this guide to our autumn collections. The fact that this is one of our smaller collections, with only just under 60 wines reviewed, reflects…

    6 Dec 2013 Team JR
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    Canadian wine comes to London

    The Canadians have long been proud of their wines and finally this pride is increasingly justified. Indeed, so confident are they of how well their…

    31 Jul 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Canadian wines mature

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times. See Canada's best? for my tasting notes on these wines. Alas very few…

    26 Jan 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Canada's best?

    I was recently sent 50 of Canada's best wines, from four provinces, in order to bring me up to date on the progress that has been made in recent years…

    23 Jan 2013 Jancis Robinson