"Reds, Whites & Varsity Blues" is a soon-to-be-published history of the Oxford and Cambridge blind tasting competition. In this extract, Oz Clarke (Pembroke College, Oxford) recalls how he fell in love with wine.
In 2008, Ray Walker threw in his job at Merrill Lynch to become a winemaker. In this extract from "The Road to Burgundy: The Unlikely Story of an American Making Wine and a New Life in France," he recalls the day he found a dream vineyard in Morey.
Jasper Morris MW's latest e-book on Burgundy covers the Côte de Nuits. In this excerpt, he studies the finer points of the village of Vosne-Romanée, home to some of the world's most precious pinot noir.
"The people who established Ata Rangi are still the owners. They know about wine, vintage variation... they know it’s not a commodity you can ever repeat. We are allowed to follow what the soil gives rather than making our wine to a particular style."
Interview by Rebecca Gibb Posted Wednesday, 04-Dec-2013