Mirela visits Aurelia Vișinescu, a Romanian wine pioneer and Vincarta idol. We find out what make her premium wines so special.
After visiting Manuel Marinacci, we reached the final stop in our day of Barolo wineries with David Berry Green. The trip ended on a high note with a visit to Cascina Fontana to meet Mario Fontana, a traditional Barolo producer.
Vincarta visits the Cotnari region (pronounced ‘coat-nar’) to discover a once-famous maker of sweet wines from the Romanian Moldova Hills that is looking to make a comeback. How does their wine stack up today?
We visit Herrenhof Lamprecht to meet Gottfried Lamprecht and discuss his new vineyard and his passion for wine-making. We discover a unique field blend and a winery with great potential.
Team Vincarta visit Wachau, Austria in search of Richard the Lionheart, Riesling, Schnitzel, Smaragd, Federspiel, Steinfeder, Jamek and Nikolaihof wineries.
Schloss Vollrads is another famous Rheingau riesling producer. Its first recorded sale was 800 years ago. We visited to see how it’s getting on in 2016.
A couple of days ago, Matthew and I went to the Sipsmith Distillery in Chiswick, where we live, for a lovely two-hour tour, history lesson and tasting. Dear reader, we went for you and this is our report. It’s a rotten job but someone has to do it.