Closing in on the star vintners and wine trendsetters that matter…
28 Mar 2013
Mosel-based winemaker Ernst Loosen has battled old dogmas and proven his critics wrong by making award-winning wines.
28 Feb 2013
François and Louis Mitjavile show that intuition and gumption are what it takes to stand out in the crowded world of Bordeaux winemaking.
29 Jan 2013
Barolo winemaking is infamously split into two camps: the modernists and the traditionalists. But Pio Boffa, winemaker of Pio Cesare winery, shows that the best approach is to mix and match methods from each side.
28 Dec 2012
Burgundy’s white wine outpost has been producing styles that have left Chablis fans in two opposing camps. Jenny Tan checks out the scene at the Grand Jours du Bourgogne.
28 Nov 2012
After being blown away by the taste of Orval—a beer produced in limited quantity from a Trappist brewery—in Belgium, hop fanatic Roland Utama was disappointed that he could not find the same elixir in Singapore.
29 Oct 2012
With just ten seats in Proletariat, the latest craft beer bar in New York’s East Village, you’d have to arrive early to snare a bum spot and let beverage director, Chris Elford, take you through almost 30 different and unusual brews from around the world.
28 Sep 2012
It seems like the wine region of Margaret River is sparing no expense to give its Barossa Valley and Hunter Valley neighbours a run for their money when it comes to fiestas.
28 Aug 2012
Caffeine by day, tannins by night may well be the unspoken motto at Caveau Wines & Bar, the Les Amis Group’s latest opening on Scotts Road.
27 Jul 2012
A 2004 comic book turned Jean-Pierre Amoreau’s Château Le Puy from Bordeaux from a little secret to a celebrity winery in Asia, but the winemaker took steps to avoid cashing in on its fame.
28 Jun 2012
Biodynamic farming may not make scientific sense, but for Vanya Cullen, chief winemaker of Cullen Wines, it is the perfect and natural way to let the land and vines achieve their fullest potential.