Closing in on the star vintners and wine trendsetters that matter…
30 Dec 2011
If there is one brand that has helped to reverse China’s once sullied reputation as a wine producer, it’s Li Demei. epicure finds out how a Ningxia winery managed to bag top honours at last year’s Decanter World Wine Awards.
01 Dec 2011
Maintaining its age old traditions of winemaking is what matters most to Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, president of Taittinger.
31 Oct 2011
It wouldn’t be far-fetched to say that Matt Gant aims to be the Quentin Tarantino of the Barossa wine industry. He shares how he is putting the fun back into grape appreciation.
29 Sep 2011
Steve Smith, the director of wine at Craggy Range winery, is out to show everyone that New Zealand’s grape portfolio is more than just its Sauvignon Blanc.
02 Sep 2011
Having had success with French varietals, Sicily-based winemaker, Alessio Planeta, is revisiting the island’s vino past by focusing on native grapes and even reviving Julius Caesar’s favourite quaff.
28 Jul 2011
With a deep respect for Chile’s terroir and a penchant for experimentation, Miguel Torres Maczassek is continuing the inspirational winemaking philosophy set by his father at Miguel Torres Chile winery.
28 Jun 2011
Angelo Gaja, who single-handedly raised the Barbaresco grape to cult status, is on his next mission to transform this region’s wine landscape.
31 May 2011
Veteran Yalumba winemaker Brian Walsh successfully blends experience with experimentation to create exciting wines.
30 Apr 2011
Egon Muller speaks of the prized Scharzhofberger vineyard, the German wine classification system and making wines beyond his homeland.
01 Apr 2011
It’s a label that needs no introduction but Château Margaux isn’t resting on its golden laurels. As the first First Growth estate from Bordeaux to set up an office in Asia, it’s showing its commitment to building a firm relationship with wine lovers in the region, especially China. first