Posts Tagged ‘wine’

These are the 20 best wines that cost less than US$20

Pick these up for your next party
By BLOOMBERG  Everyone, including me, loves a bargain, especially when it comes to wine. My definition of ...

The restaurant wine list is dead. Long live the wine list

A trend in ‘micro lists’ is a boon for wine lovers
by ELIN MCCOY We’ve all been there: You’re in a restaurant, staring at a wine list with 2,000 names, ...

Eight ways you’re drinking Champagne wrong

A wine expert’s rules for getting the most bang for your bubbly
By ELIN MCCOY This is peak Champagne season, when holiday revellers start thinking ...

If your wallet’s feeling empty, here are the 50 best wines under US$50

A wine critic tasted it all in 2018. These are the liquid luxuries anybody can afford
By ELIN MCCOY This year, I’m happy to report, it’s easier than ...

Spain’s best winemaker is on the move. Here are the bottles to buy

An exclusive chat with Vega Sicilia CEO Pablo Alvarez
By ELIN MCCOY Pablo Alvarez, CEO of legendary Spanish winery Vega Sicilia, fiddled with his watch ...

In China’s Himalayas, a wine is ‘flying above the clouds’

By AFP
Yunnan • A US$300 (RM1,257) bottle of wine sold in the US and Europe is made in the unlikeliest of places: At the foot of the Himalayas in ...

French winemakers cheer an ‘incredible’ 2018 vintage

A look at France’s top wine-producing regions reveals widespread excitement over a high-volume, high-quality harvest after a disastrous 2017
By ELIN ...

Alsace fights grape theft on horseback

By AFP
France • Few places are more peaceful than the gentle slopes of France’s Alsace wine region — but should any heinous crimes like grape ...

Tasting rooms for the millennial era sprout in Napa and Sonoma

An insider’s guide to 6 of the best new fine-wine destinations in the region
By ELIN MCCOY Over the last decade, wineries have begun to rethink the ...

Wannabe wine connoisseurs can now buy instant cellars for US$5,000

Between answering emails, you can simply click on your iPhone or computer, and within 24 hours, 1 of 4 wine collections curated by Sotheby’s experts ...

Dessert wine is the new Scotch

Sommeliers are making a serious play for your after-dinner drink. Here are 6 styles to look for
by Megan Krigbaum / BLOOMBERG Banking on the upswell ...
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Bordeaux 2017 Vintage ‘heterogeneous’ as sales start, Liv-ex says

By Guy Collins
The 2017 vintage from leading Bordeaux wine estates, due to be presented to global merchants in the region this week, is looking ...