Welcome to the new Burgundy: Chablis out, Beaujolais in
A proposal to redraw the map of AOC Bourgogne is causing consternation among the region’s winemakers. Nina Caplan hears both sides of the debate
UK restaurant reopening guidelines: what do they actually mean?
Consumers and chefs alike were concerned that restaurants would look more like hospital wards when they reopened. Judging by the government's advice, they needn’t have worried…
How do you produce a vintage in lockdown?
For New Zealand winemaker Oliver Styles, it was a question that came to dominate his life over a testing – and testy – two months during harvest
How I survived lockdown in deepest Burgundy
From a brush with the gendarmes to a rapidly-emptying cellar, Nina Caplan chronicles a surreal but well-nourished two months hunkered down in the remote Burgundian countryside
Biondi Santi Riserva 2012: a vintage dedicated to a Tuscan legend
No-one did more to preserve the integrity of Brunello di Montalcino than Franco Biondi-Santi – now the famous family has dedicated a wine to his memory
Vin de Constance: the world’s greatest sweet wine
Vin de Constance is a seductive delight, as Adam Lechmere discovered at a rare vertical tasting