Formerly launch editor of decanter.com, Adam Lechmere has been writing about wine for 20 years, contributing to Decanter, World of Fine Wine, Meininger’s, the Guardian and many others. Before joining the wine world he worked for the BBC, and as a music and film gossip journalist.
La Place de Bordeaux goes global – but what does it mean for collectors?
Laurent Ponsot promises revelations in Kurniawan novel
Bonding with suppliers and getting ‘match-fit’ – London chefs return to action
London Master Sommeliers go super-digital
Port houses raid their cellars for limited-edition, old-vintage releases
It’s boom time for collectors and aficionados as fine old ports that were originally intended for blending are bottled and released
From Champagne to Japan: Richard Geoffroy releases his first sake
The former Dom Pérignon boss has realised a long-held dream to make a premium sake and it’s already in some of the best restaurants in Asia
What will the world of luxury look like in the new normal?
The way we relate to high-end wine and spirits and other luxury products is likely to be very different in a post-Covid world
Torres celebrates a century-and-a-half in low-key lockdown style
The Penedès producer has marked its 150th anniversary with a tasting of its most iconic and celebrated wines, including the latest bottling from Priorat's remote Mas de la Rosa
Premium bag-in-box wine – has its time finally come?
With environmental issues now centre stage, and online ordering rampant, what was previously seen as déclassé is being taken increasingly seriously by wine lovers
French wine tours for summer 2020: Champagne to Lyon
Restaurants and hotels are re-open, and for UK wine lovers looking for a late summer jaunt, French vineyards are again within reach. Adam Lechmere maps out a road trip taking in the top places to stay, visit and eat in Champagne, Chablis and the Cote d'Or
“We’re going to build on this”: New York Paulée’s Daniel Johnnes
The founder of New York’s extravagant Burgundy celebration on the challenges – and opportunities – of a post-Covid world