Christina Pickard is a wine writer based in New York’s Hudson Valley. She is a contributing editor and reviewer for Wine Enthusiast magazine in the US. Christina previously lived in Australia, and previous to that, in London for over a decade where she worked for as a freelance writer, presenter and consultant.
One man’s mission to save Britain’s lost vineyards
When setting out to develop a sparkling wine made from British heritage varieties, Tim Wildman MW discovered a host of native grapes on the verge of extinction. Christina Pickard tells the story of the Master of Wine’s quest to save those varieties and to resurrect Britain’s ‘lost vineyards’ in the process
Terroirs: the wine bar that changed how we drink and dine
London’s Terroirs brought the style and charm of Parisian wine bars to the English capital. Christina Pickard looks back at this game-changing venue, and talks to those who made it happen