Penfolds g3 - a remarkable new wine from Peter Gago

This copy is embargoed until 19th October 2017 Penfolds g3 – tasted with winemaker Peter Gago on 13th September 2017 Penfolds has released a special wine blended from three Grange vintages spanning seven years, named Penfolds g3.  A Penfolds first, the vintages of 2008, 2012 and 2014 (a vintage of Grange which will be globally released in […]
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Three brand new South Africans this week and an eleven minute rosé!

A fabulous collection of wines this week including no less than three brand new South Africans! 2017 FirstCape, Special Cuvée Bush Vine Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, South Africa (£7.79, Waitrose).  This was one of the finest value white wines at the recent annual South African wine tasting.  Bursting with lemon zest and green apple freshness this […]
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2013 Teodosio, Aglianico del Vulture, Basilisco, Basilicata, Italy

I often think of grape varieties as having character traits.  Sauvignon Blanc – ‘light-hearted’, Zinfandel – ‘boozy’, Pinot Noir – ‘aloof’, Cabernet – ‘commanding’, Tempranillo – ‘dashing’, Nebbiolo – ‘noble’ and so on.  There is one grape which I have never written up to date in MoneyWeek in my 582 columns and this is because […]
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