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Long Road Ahead for Wine Country

2 months agoFood & Drink / Wine : Vinography

Do you live in London or nearby? Or do you have plans to be there in December? If so, I urge you to join Jancis Robinson on December 2 at the 67 Pall Mall Club for a special fundraiser benefitting California fire victims. Learn moreShow More Summary

Helping Northern California Wine Country After the Fires

3 months agoFood & Drink / Wine : Vinography

An aerial view of Santa Rosa's Coffey Park neighborhood by George Rose Earlier this week, in my monthly column for Jancis Robinson, I detailed the catastrophe of the fires that have swept through Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino counties....Show More Summary

My Interview with Jancis Robinson

11 months agoFood & Drink / Wine : Vinography

Jancis Robinson has been one of the world's foremost commentators on wine for a little more than 40 years now. The first woman to earn a Masters of Wine certification outside the wine trade, she is also the author of some of the wine...Show More Summary

Terroir: the rumours of its death have been greatly exaggerated

There’s a very interesting article on Jancis Robinson.com today, in which she reports on a recent Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) seminar on mineralogy. It deals with some very interesting issues. In her piece, she reports on Maltman’s talk, but I think she jumps to too-hasty a conclusion about its implications. As geologist Alex Maltman [...]

Front Burner: A Book to Distill Wine to Its Essence

“The 24-Hour Wine Expert” by Jancis Robinson breaks down the basics of wine appreciation.

Up on the Roof

Jancis Robinson, the British wine writer and the editor of “The Oxford Companion to Wine,” is also a member of the Royal Household Wine Committee, which meets for tastings in the cellars of Buckingham Palace. Recently, she happened to...Show More Summary

An Unlikely Vineyard/The Feiring Line Newsletter Duo

After the last giveaway of Jancis Robinson's book I was approached by so many publishers to offer books, that frankly, were not the kind of books I wanted to partner. But this book? Oh yes! I am happy to announce that the next three (3) people to subscribe to The Feiring Line also get a copy of An Unlikely Vineyard by Deirdre Heekin. Show More Summary

The TFL/Jancis duet

Let's make this one short and sweet. Here's the deal. The very next five people to sign up for the Feiring Line Newsletter will also receive a fabulous freebie---a copy of the spectacular Oxford Companion of wine by Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding. Show More Summary

My life in Riesling, with Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson, David Motion and Stuart Pigott

Thursday night was the Riesling Fellowship dinner at Vintner’s Hall. It quite grand – gentlemen were required to wear jackets and ties. [Aside: whenever I attend a wine trade event in a suit it is amazing the number of people who come up and complement me, as well as expressing surprise that I should be [...]

What's the world's best-selling wine book?

Anyone in publishing will tell you that wine books just don’t sell. Reference books like “The Oxford Companion to Wine," edited by Jancis Robinson, yes. Wine importer Kermit Lynch’s classic “Adventures on the Wine Route”  or Alice Feiring's "Naked Wine,"...

What's the world's best-selling wine book?

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Anyone in publishing will tell you that wine books just don’t sell. Reference books like “The Oxford Companion to Wine," edited by Jancis Robinson, yes. Wine importer Kermit Lynch’s classic “Adventures on the Wine Route”  or Alice Feiring's "Naked Wine,"...

Obscure grapes, wine finder, Walla Walla – sipped & spit

SIPPED: Jancis Robinson argues in favor of the “classics” over wines from obscure grapes just for the sense of obscurity. Twitter fight ensues. SPIT: Eric Asimov tells how to find obscure wines (hint: wine-searcher). SPIT: me. AfterShow More Summary

Novelty at the expense of quality?

Star wine writer Jancis Robinson’s latest FT column is worth a read. You can find it here. She is focusing on the quest for novelty in the wine world, and whether it comes at the expense of quality. The article was prompted by the recent rant by Robert Parker, which Jancis quotes: What we also have [...]

Almost 70% of the Wine Sold in China is Fake, Says Expert

Who needs John Grisham when we've got real, live anti-counterfeit attorneys such as Nick Bartman running cloak-and-dagger operations in China to expose endemic levels of fraud in their domestic wine industry? Jancis Robinson has just published a lengthy, five-part essay by Mr. Show More Summary

New York State Gets Two Whole Pages in World Atlas of Wine

The authoritative reference. New York State wines are literally getting more space on the map in the new, seventh edition of The World Atlas of Wine, wine gurus Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson's authoritative oenological guide. NewShow More Summary

Wine Masters: Wine writer Jancis Robinson marvels at...

Wine writer Jancis Robinson marvels at the sheer number of students taking the Institute of Masters of Wine exam each year, described as a "particular form of torture, for which the graduation rate is a shockingly low 10 percent." Though...

Auxerrois: A Lesson from Alsace on Wine's Acidity

Note from the author: There are 1,368 varieties covered in Wine Grapes by MW Jancis Robinson, MW Julia Harding, and Dr. Jose Vouillamoz. Let's try them all. [Photo: Stevie Stacionis] The Wine Grapes entry to Auxerrois begins, "Low-acid variety useful...

Assyrtiko: Fierce and Delightful Wine for Summer

Note from the author: There are 1,368 varieties covered in Wine Grapes by MW Jancis Robinson, MW Julia Harding, and Dr. Jose Vouillamoz. Bet you can't try them all. Domaine Sigalas is a benchmark producer of the singular Assyrtiko grape...

The 6 best vineyards to visit in Central Otago, New Zealand

Lake Wanaka, an hour from Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand, is a great place to base yourself to discover the excellent wines of Central Otago. Slated by British wine writer, Jancis Robinson, as one of the top five New World wine producing areas in the world, this region should be a definite [...]Show More Summary

Book Review: Wine Grapes by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding and José Vouillamoz

Why would any wine lover want to know something about more than one thousand different grape varieties? For the same reason that wine lover would want to taste them. A certain class of wine enthusiast, whether or not they accept theShow More Summary

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