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Cava: Mixing memories and tradition for a signature wine at Segura Viudas

I WAS very proud of myself the other day. So proud I rewarded myself with a tinkling glass of something sweet, fruity and bubbly. The reason? A winemaker in the heart of Spain’s cava country complimented me on my grape-blending skills. With three wines, three test-tubes and three blending attempts, I was trying to mirror …

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Chablis: The people behind the wine and the wine is their life

Chablis, a wine for pleasure; warm summer evenings; for dinner parties, comfortable nights-in. Special occasions. A name recognised on shelves as having a pedigree. When I visited Chablis for the Saint-Vincent Tournante du Chablisien Festival in February, I was lucky enough to meet some of the people behind the wine – the characters and the traditions …

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