Category: chardonnay

California’s Ramey wines: Latest releases tasted

California’s Ramey wines: Latest releases tasted

See exclusive tasting notes and ratings on the latest releases from California’s Ramey Wine Cellars…

Ramey Profile
Ramey’s first estate vineyard, Westside Farms.

See tasting notes and scores…

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Premium English sparkling wine to try this summer

Premium English sparkling wine to try this summer

Susie Barrie MW picks out her top 15 English sparkling wines to see you through the summer…

English sparkling wine

Susie Barrie MW picks out some English sparkling wines to drink this summer…

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A lovely evening at Scotch Bar, Blenheim

A lovely evening at Scotch Bar, Blenheim

I’d been in Blenheim for three days before another big night at Scotch, the epic wine bar in town where it’s easy to rack up quite a spectacular bill if you start attacking the amazing wine list there. This was Wednesday night’s haul with a great crew.

These wines were all lovely. The Mount Edward Gamay […]

A lovely evening at Scotch Bar, Blenheim

A lovely evening at Scotch Bar, Blenheim

I’d been in Blenheim for three days before another big night at Scotch, the epic wine bar in town where it’s easy to rack up quite a spectacular bill if you start attacking the amazing wine list there. This was Wednesday night’s haul with a great crew.

These wines were all lovely. The Mount Edward Gamay […]

Burgundy panel tasting: Mâconnais 2016 best buys

Burgundy panel tasting: Mâconnais 2016 best buys

The Chardonnays from the five key appellations in this underrated Burgundy region offer some of France’s most exciting and great-value wines. Read our report on 139 wines tasted by our three-strong expert panel, with an introduction by Andy Howard MW…

Macconais PT

The Chardonnays from the five key appellations in this underrated Burgundy region offer some of France’s most exciting and great-value wines, says Andy Howard MW…

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English wines to try this summer

English wines to try this summer

Try one of these English wines this summer, rated by our tastings team…

Best english wines
Camel Valley vineyard.

Wines to celebrate with…

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Tapanappa Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay 2010 Adelaide Hills, Australia

Tapanappa Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay 2010 Adelaide Hills, Australia

Brian Croser is one of Australia’s most well known winemakers. Brian was a very influential consultant winemaker who started his own brand, Petaluma, back in 1976. This grew and was later purchased by Lion Nathan in 2001. After the loss of his own venture, he began a new project, Tapanappa, with its debut vintage 2003. […]

Tyrrell’s Vat 47 Chardonnay: The screwcap era

Tyrrell’s Vat 47 Chardonnay: The screwcap era

Bruce Tyrrell introduced screwcaps to his famed Vat 47 Chardonnay in 2004. Daniel Honan picks out his top 10 vintages from this screwcap era…

Tyrrell's Vat-47 Chardonnay
Bringing in the 2016 harvest.

See which wines stood out at this tasting of Vat 47…

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Dinner at Arbour with lovely wines: Felton Road, Vieux Telegraphe, Kumeu River and Quartz Reef

Dinner at Arbour with lovely wines: Felton Road, Vieux Telegraphe, Kumeu River and Quartz Reef

Arbour is widely regarded to be the best fine dining option in the Marlborough region. I visited with friends yesterday evening and we had a really good time. The kitchen here is currently on a roll. We chose the ‘feed me’ option on the menu: you choose 3, 4 or 7 courses and the kitchen […]

A top Canadian Chardonnay: Bachelder Wismer Foxcroft 2013

A top Canadian Chardonnay: Bachelder Wismer Foxcroft 2013

Thomas Bachelder is one of the leading producers in Canada’s Niagara region, and he’s doing very good things with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. He also works in Burgundy and Oregon, which probably helps. He’s focusing on good vineyard sites, and to this end a few years back started dividing up his holdings in the Wismer […]