2017 Riposte by Tim Knappstein and Son, The Dagger Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills, South Australia

It is safe to say that Tim Knappstein is a legend in the Australian wine scene.  He has worked in the business since 1966 and has totted up more than 500 wine show awards, including 120 gold medals and 24 trophies.  Having worked at the famous Clare Valley winery, Leasingham, in 1976 he started his […]
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2017 Albariño, Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes, Rías Baixas, Spain

Aside from being one of the most attractive wine labels I can think of, this shimmeringly beautiful Albariño is a thrilling drink, too.  I am more than a little obsessed with great examples of this grape and yet at the top of the pile, there are only a few wineries who reliably release stellar wines […]
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Vineyard - May 2018 - WINEGB Annual Tasting highlights

Vineyard – May 2018 www.vineyardmagazine.co.uk WINEGB Annual Trade & Press Tasting The 26th April was always going to be a challenge with no less than four important wine tastings to squeeze in on the day, all dotted across London.  Julia Trustram Eve, WINEGB’s marketing director, made the call and opened the doors at Lindley Hall an […]
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A fitting vinous tribute to a legendary wine company this week among the picks!

The recipes mentioned in this week’s column come from the Britain’s Best Home Cook recipe book which is featured in Weekend Magazine today. 2017 Walt, Riesling, Pfalz, Germany (approx. £11.00, www.chesterswinemerchants.co.uk, www.thewinereserve.co.uk, www.winegod.co.uk, www.rudewines.co.uk).  Named after Walter S. Siegel Wines, a pioneering wine German wine importer, run by its charismatic boss Nigel Blundell for 30 years, […]
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