The Wine Women of Bandol

The Wine Women of Bandol

The Wine Women of Bandol The next time you gaze at the wine wall in your local supermarket, imagine each bottle as a person with dreams and aspirations. In the Provençal wine region of Bandol, a lot of those people are women, who may work alongside the men at family...
Why Super-Tuscans Have Fallen from Fashion

Why Super-Tuscans Have Fallen from Fashion

Why Super-Tuscans Have Fallen from Fashion Once the undisputed darlings of the fine wine scene, the ultra-expensive, ultra-polished Super-Tuscans face a new challenge as the wine world’s focus shifts to authenticity, says Walter Speller In the 1980s, the wine world...
Bandol Rosé: A Wine of Many Pleasures

Bandol Rosé: A Wine of Many Pleasures

Bandol Rosé: A Wine of Many Pleasures In France, as we emerge from the shadow of a pandemic unsure of how to interact with others, an old friend on the sunbaked Mediterranean coast anticipates our return. Nestled among the garrigue and olive groves are the...
Still Wines from Champagne – Fizz’s Final Frontier

Still Wines from Champagne – Fizz’s Final Frontier

Still Wines from Champagne – Fizz’s Final Frontier A wave of new releases from some of Champagne’s most famous houses – and growers – is shifting attention away from the region’s fizz and on to its still wines. Essi Avellan MW explores the world of Coteaux Champenois...