Pushing the boundaries of South America

Richard Bampfield MW shares his takeaways and thoughts on the CWW seminar on 'Pushing the boundaries of South America', led by Amanda Barnes and held at London Wine Fair on May 23rd.  Having left Argentina hugely enthused after the MW visit there in February, I was extremely happy to have my memories refreshed by Amanda Barnes’s Masterclass at the London Wine Fair. As it turned out, this was very...
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A Silvaner special: Horst Sauer masterclass

It’s a while since I last visited Horst Sauer’s domain at Escherndorf by the river Main in the Franken area of Germany. I was introduced to the estate by a very distinguished German hotelier whose hotel also boasted of a Michelin-starred restaurant and a superb wine list. He took me there as proof that in an area not noted for fine wines, there can be a producer, who by hard work and dedication, c...
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