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Batàr than the rest

News from Jancis Robinson - 7 uur 59 min geleden
A slightly shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See more in 21 vintages of Batàr. If you have deep pockets and own even the finest red-wine estate, you may still be tempted to produce a little white wine to have something to share with your guests at the beginning (or end) of a meal. Thus François Pinault has
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Schieferkopf Rieslings 2017 Alsace

News from Jancis Robinson - vr, 23/07/2021 - 09:47
Julia selects not one but three wines of the week, each an expression of a single vineyard, or lieu-dit. Lieu-Dit Fels from £26.68, €34 Find the Fels 2017 Lieu-Dit Berg from €29, 285 Danish kroner Find the Berg 2017 Lieu-Dit Buehl from €29, £29.95, NZ$69 Find the Buehl 2017 These three organically certified single-vineyard
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The Wine Society buys from a distance

News from Jancis Robinson - vr, 23/07/2021 - 09:47
The latest finds by Britain's wine-buying co-operative's pandemic-restricted buyers. Most of these wines are available outside the UK too. The Wine Society held another online tasting for wine writers at the end of June. I was so knocked out by what was on offer in the tasting last March, on which I reported in early April, it was probably
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Golden Vines applicants – Alexandre Ma

News from Jancis Robinson - do, 22/07/2021 - 09:47
Here is someone who has already achieved glory as a taster in France and an educator in China. He currently lives in Bordeaux with his wife, who helped him make this impressive video. My name is Xianchen Ma. I am a wine educator and wine journalist working between France and China. I felt excited to apply to the Taylor's Port Golden Vines
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Penfolds Collection 2021

News from Jancis Robinson - do, 22/07/2021 - 09:47
It's that time of year again… The latest wines made by the team pictured above in the cellars of Magill Estate, Peter Gago in the middle of the group, are released today. Treasury Wine Estates, the large company for which Penfolds is the jewel in the crown, will be hoping that the launch of this year’s Penfolds Collection will help plug the
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Golden Vines applicants – Aki Sudo

News from Jancis Robinson - wo, 21/07/2021 - 09:47
The 44-year-old Tokyo restaurateur in the shadows above had a lot to say about modern Japan in her application for a Taylor’s Port Golden Vines Diversity Scholarship. I was born in Shizuoka prefecture in central coastal Japan. This prefecture is well known for tea cultivation. Growing up in Shizuoka, I was always fascinated by the unique aroma
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21 vintages of Batàr

News from Jancis Robinson - wo, 21/07/2021 - 09:47
A most unusual Tuscan white. Querciabella is a Chianti Classico estate near Greve which started with a single hectare of land in 1974 and has since grown to 74 ha (183 acres) in the Chianti Classico hills and 32 ha (79 acres) in the Maremma. As you can see from our tasting notes, the red wines are pretty special but the focus of a recent
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Bouchard Père et Fils Meursaults

News from Jancis Robinson - di, 20/07/2021 - 09:47
A tour of Meursault Premiers Crus, thanks to one of Burgundy's most important landowners. Bouchard Père et Fils is not just a négociant with some rather fine premises in Beaune, including the terrace that forms part of the old city walls shown above, they are also some of Burgundy’s biggest landholders. So, when invited to taste a range of their
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WWC21 – our plans

News from Jancis Robinson - di, 20/07/2021 - 09:47
How we will publish this year’s entries to our popular wine writing competition. It has taken us quite a time to read all 136 entries into our 2021 wine writing competition (WWC21) with its old-vine theme. We suggested a length of 500 to 2,000 words and many writers took full advantage of this, so, in terms of length, we read the equivalent of
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Golden Vines applicants – Alec Merkt-Caprile

News from Jancis Robinson - di, 20/07/2021 - 09:47
During the Taylor’s Port Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships application process Alec Merkt-Caprile, pictured above in Bordeaux in 2019, drove across Canada from Ontario to British Columbia to relocate, which meant that his was the last of the 42 applications received. He did not win one of the two major scholarships to which he alludes below but
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Top tips for wine tourists

News from Jancis Robinson - ma, 19/07/2021 - 09:47
On so-called Freedom Day in the UK, when wine lovers might just start to dream about travelling, Jonathan Reeve offers some very practical tips, illustrated with his own pretty mouth-watering pictures. He is a keen wine lover and, until coronavirus, traveller. Now at Liv-ex, he has previously worked for Wine-Searcher and Wine Owners. This is the
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Mosel 2020s, part 3 – Bernkasteler Ring from B to P

News from Jancis Robinson - ma, 19/07/2021 - 09:47
See also Mosel 2020s, part 1 – VDP from B–O and Mosel 2020s, part 2 – VDP from P–Z. Above, the Bernkastel premises of Dr Pauly-Bergweiler, whose wines greatly pleased Michael, who reports today on the terrible floods where he lives. On 21 June 2021 I finally received confirmation that, despite a drastically improved situation in Germany in terms
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Destruction in the Ahr valley

News from Jancis Robinson - ma, 19/07/2021 - 09:47
Michael, who has also filed the third part of his survey of 2020 Mosels, reports from the centre of the German region worst affected by last week's terrifying floods. Details of how to donate to those whose lives and wineries have been devastated will follow. Some of our readers may be aware that my wife and I live in the town of Ahrweiler
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A Bolivian adventure

News from Jancis Robinson - za, 17/07/2021 - 02:02
Ladders, shutdowns, mountain parking, a dislocated shoulder, quarantines … all in a day's work for Jardín Oculto. A slightly shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Nayan Gowda, 50, is a winemaking gun for hire. Although he took to winemaking only in his mid-thirties after working as a chef at The Ivy, he has already
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The lament of St John

News from Jancis Robinson - za, 17/07/2021 - 02:02
A leading London restaurateur paints a bleak picture. You may think that Trevor Gulliver, one of the two founders of St John restaurant in Smithfield, alongside the chef and his closest friend Fergus Henderson, would have little in common with the late explorer Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger. But Gulliver and Thesiger are closer than you would
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Morisfarms 2018 Morellino di Scansano

News from Jancis Robinson - vr, 16/07/2021 - 09:47
Jancis wrote last weekend about the joys of cooling reds. Here's one more to add to the list. From €8, $12.98, 15 Swiss francs, 2,013 Japanese yen, £14.75 Find this wine In southern Tuscany, local dialect refers to Sangiovese as Morellino – possibly taking the name from the tart, dark morello cherry. Scansano, a little medieval village
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Tesco – an important leader

News from Jancis Robinson - vr, 16/07/2021 - 09:47
Things are looking up for the UK retail behemoth and its wine-loving customers, as its competitor Morrisons falls into American hands. Sales for Tesco, the UK-based supermarket group, in their financial year (53 weeks) to 27 February 2021 amounted to a staggering £53.4 billion – an increase of 7%. Group profit before tax was down by 20% on the
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Roussillon part 2 – white, rosé, sweet

News from Jancis Robinson - do, 15/07/2021 - 10:02
Roussillon's old vineyards hold the key to the future. See also yesterday's report on Roussillon's dry red wines. The heritage of Roussillon is a sweet one. As far back as the first century AD, Rosemary George tells us (in her new book, The Wines of Roussillon), Pliny the Elder was praising the sweet Muscat wines of the region. In the thirteenth
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Putin's traditional method

News from Jancis Robinson - do, 15/07/2021 - 09:47
Tim Hall of Scala Wine, an avid Champagne-watcher, gives the low-down on Russia's recent wine-labelling diktat. On 2 July, while the European football tournament quarter-finals fizzed, Switzerland having ended French hopes, Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a new law and the genie of a Franco-Russian trade spat popped out of Champagne’s
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Golden Vines applicants – two Koreans

News from Jancis Robinson - do, 15/07/2021 - 09:47
Korea’s only MW student and another, equally determined, wine student outlined the challenges they face in South Korea in their applications for a Taylor’s Port Golden Vine Diversity Scholarship. Above Jeong-Hyun Lee, below Hee Sung Park. Hee Sung Park writes Becoming a Master of Wine involves a lot of sacrifice and effort and I know it is not
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