Tuning into Terroir

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Tuning into Terroir

Jamie Goode explores one of the most widely used – and perhaps abused – concepts in the world of wine.
Telmo Rodrìguez Remelluri. photo: Carlos Spottorno

Rediscovering the vineyard wines of Rioja

On the surface Rioja seems steeped in tradition, but the arrival of a vine pandemic at the end of the 19th Century had a huge impact on Rioja and its wines. Jamie Goode spoke to Telmo Rodrìguez, a game-changer on the Spanish wine scene, who has been instrumental in rediscovering the links between quality and place in Rioja.
Duck and Noodles

Recipes

Duck and Noodles

Truly beautiful in its simplicity, Olia's duck and fresh egg noodles is a wonderful reminder that sometimes only a handful of ingredients are required to make a sensational meal.
Agrippiotis to Zweigelt - Return of the Natives

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Agrippiotis to Zweigelt - Return of the Natives

Doug Wregg, one of the founders of pioneering low-intervention wine importer Les Caves de Pyrène, explores the wine world's fascination with rare grape varieties. And why one of your new year resolutions should be to explore the extensive, exciting and sometimes tongue twisting world of native grapes!
Steamed Buns with Apples

Recipes

Steamed Buns with Apples

Indulge yourself  with some sugar and spicethis grey January with Olia's sweet steam buns and apple. For the curious amongst you, why not embrace a surprising yet sensational wine pairing.
Mischief & Mayhem: A Passion for Place

Meet the Producer

Mischief & Mayhem: A Passion for Place

Mischief & Mayhem is a relatively new project in the context of Burgundy. Jo Lory spoke to co-founder Michael Ragg to find out the story behind him and his wife Fiona Traill-Stevenson's leap from loving Burgundy, to living there and setting up a successful winery from scratch.