BT Wine Challenge 2015

INFLUENTIAL winemaker Andre Tchelistcheff once said: "God made Cabernet Sauvignon whereas the devil made Pinot Noir."...

BT Wine Challenge 2015

THERE used to be a time when global warming seemed like a blessing for the wine industry. Rising temperatures helped grapes ripen in time for harvest, and reduced moisture brought the twin...

BT Wine Challenge 2015

RIPENESS tends to be the base criterion by which red wines are judged. That doesn't apply to white wines, however. Unlike reds, most white wines have almost no tannins to express textural...

BT Wine Challenge 2015

SPEAKING about Italian wine as a whole always risks oversimplification because of the diversity involved. Although few wine-producing countries are homogenous, Italy takes things to extremes, with...

BT WINE CHALLENGE 2015

CHARDONNAY is both famous for its importance as a wine grape, and infamous for being unfashionable. But even critics can't deny Chardonnay's importance in the wine world....