Mirela visits Aurelia Vișinescu, a Romanian wine pioneer and Vincarta idol. We find out what make her premium wines so special.
When you think of vineyards, where does your mind naturally wander? Piedmont and Burgundy are two obvious candidates, or perhaps the Napa Valley. But what about nuclear power plants in Finland or floating vineyards in Thailand?
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.
Nikolaihof is one of the most famous Wachau white wine producers. Just one hour away from Vienna, this is a must-see destination steeped in history and with a rich winemaking heritage.
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.
They’ve been making wine at Schloss Johannisberg for the best part of 1,200 years, with the first written record of the winery dating back to the ninth century. Read about our visit for more history and wine reviews.
We taste two Robert Mondavi wines in St Lucia (someone has to!) and Matthew recounts being thrown out of the Mondavi winery – an inauspicious start to a wine taster’s career!
Gaia Wines, in Santorini, Greece, has a beautiful tasting terrace right on the beach and some lovely, top quality wines. Read about our seaside tasting experience.