THE greatest wines of Italy have always been red. Yet in the last 20 years, the whites of Italy have gotten better and better.

THE practice of the after-dinner drink - long-cherished by the English gentry and enshrined by the practice of gentlemen retiring to the library while ladies repaired to the parlour - has sadly been...

CHINA'S growing thirst for wine has spawned a new crop of connoisseurs, inspired prize-winning domestic producers and even attracted a top international tasting competition...

THAT precisely describes the moments after drinking a glass of a great red wine, eg Musigny, J F Mugnier. Silent in contemplation and wonderment, quietly savouring and embedding the lingering...

TO describe a wine as "salty" may not seem like much of a compliment. Yet it can be high praise indeed...

A VISIT to Helmut Donnhoff in the Nahe wine region of Germany is always a memorable and lovely occasion. A charming and disarmingly modest wine-grower, he lets his wines speak for him.

[BEIJING] China has increased tariffs by up to 25 per cent on 128 US products including frozen pork, wine and certain fruits and nuts, escalating a spat between the world's biggest economies in...

BOOKS have been written about the marvels of Montrachet, the complexities of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and the luscious wonders of Yquem, all remarkable wines that most people can only dream of...

BORDEAUX winemakers from Saint Emilion and Pomerol had a "near-perfect growing season" for the 2015 vintage now available physically, and Pessac-Leognan south of the city also enjoyed prime...