Delving into the Marche: CWW Trip Report 2018

During the last week of May, several members of the Circle of Wine Writers were invited to spend a few days discovering the delights of this wine region in Central Italy. They share their thoughts and experiences from Le Marche. Michele Shah, our very own Italy-based CWW member, introduces the Marche. Our trip to the Marche – generously sponsored by Marchet, Ancona’s Chamber of Commerce took pla...
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Chianti Classico beyond the wine – there’s top olive oil, prosciutto and pecorino too

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A sensory spread of San Sebastian

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Dispelling a few myths on Argentine wine

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A visit to Soave: CWW Veneto Trip, Part 2

Twelve members of the Circle of Wine Writers (CWW) travelled to the Veneto from 30th August to 3rd September, to visit two Veneto appellations. Colli Berici DOC, a smaller and lesser-known appellation which lies close to Vicenza, was covered in October’s Circular, and now the focus turns to the extremely well known Soave and in particular the prestigious DOCG zone. The CWW would like to especially...
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Wine tasting in Switzerland: CWW Swiss Trip, Part 2

Nine CWW members headed to Switzerland and spent a week discovering the wine regions and wines of this high-altitude European country. In the second of a two-part report, our members chew over the rich Swiss culinary heritage, peruse Pinot Noir and visit prominent wineries – one in Valais and two in Ticino, as well as attend the presentation of the 2015 Ticino vintage. The other DOs of Switzerl...
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CWW Trip to Switzerland: Part 1

Nine CWW members headed to Switzerland and spent a week discovering the wine regions and wines of this high-altitude European country. In the first of a two-part report, our members report on the different wine varieties found in this unique wine country, an insight into how climate change might affect Swiss viticulture and some highlights from the trip including a visit to VINEA wine fair and a t...
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A trip into the Veneto

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Celebrating Port through the ages

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Marche wines hit the high mark

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