The Shiraz grape may have grown in Australia for over 100
years, but is there a definitive style to South
Australian Shiraz? Reporting from on the road in
Australia, Abigail Friedman explains the
many different styles of Shiraz to be found in South Australia
Juel Mahoney looks at the steady rise in price of the 2000 Mouton Rothschild vintage for clues.
With a blank minimalist label, hailing from a
relatively new region in Piedmont called Albugnano
DOC, Juel Mahoney finds there is a lot more
to this red Italian wine than meets the eye.
When so many wine drinkers do not have home cellars and so
much fine wine is drunk too young as a result, it is
good to know La Rioja Alta in Spain hold back
their wines . Madeline Mehalko reports from
their (very large) cellars.
South Australia is famous for its Chardonnay,
Riesling, Shiraz and Cabernet, but in the Adelaide Hills winemakers
are also working with Mediterranean grape varieties such
as Fiano, Tempranillo, Sangiovese and Aglianico. Perfect with the
fresh seafood and produce in the region, as Abigail
Friedman reports from Australia.
How to drink well? Join us for our new series. Our wine
buyer, Madeline Mehalko, explains why Domaine la Cabotte Cotes du
Rhone is her go-to red wine in the winter months.
What does it take to be a small winemaker in Spain today?
Wine buyer, Madeline Mehalko, spent two weeks
driving around Spain and found winemakers who are making wine
against the odds.
Since 1750, Mastroberardino have developed a
reputation for their long-aging reds. Madeline Mehalko visits
Campania and also finds their characterful white
wines something to write home about.
Make way, Napa Valley. Winemakers from the Pacific
Northwest are making big waves in the fine wine world. Our
American wine buyer, Abigail Friedman, surfs the