Where exactly is Alsace? Silly question? Not really as I bet many people would find it hard to place on a map of France. The answer is it’s the most easterly province about one-third down the country, right on the border with Germany. And speaking of Germany, you could well believe that’s where you are […]
In 1996 Bulgaria shifted 4.5 million cases of wine in the UK, yet today it’s less than 10% of that. So what went wrong?
Viña Maquis is one of the most unique and special wineries I have visited anywhere in the world, and without doubt THE highlight of the Criterion Wine Tour to Chile in 2019. So what made it so special?
Once in a while I come across a winery that is so unique, so different and so memorable that it reminds me why I love my job so much. Springfontein Estate, which we visited on the recent Criterion Wine tour to South Africa, is one such winery I will never forget. Why? Vision, passion, integrity, […]