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Tasting a selection of Jackson Family Wines

I recently attended a tasting of Barbara R. Banke’s selection of Jackson Family Wines, the Californian producer of premium wines. Had I not already known their status even before the actual tasting, two other factors would have told me. First of all, the tasting was held at Claridge’s; and secondly, one description referred to what […]

Cardinale

For all our readers we will now be bringing you regular full profiles from the 11th & and upcoming 12th editions of Wine behind the label with our ratings and price guides. This is one of the winery profiles for December included in the just published 11th digital edition edition 2020, which should give a […]

Vérité

For all our readers we will now be bringing you regular full profiles from the 11th & and upcoming 12th editions of Wine behind the label with our ratings and price guides. This is one of the winery profiles for December included in the just published 11th digital edition edition 2020, which should give a […]

Arínzano

For all our readers we will now be bringing you regular full profiles from Wine behind the label with our ratings and price guides. This is one of the winery profiles for December included in the just published 11th digital edition edition 2020, which should give a small idea of what to look for with […]

Valli Vineyards

For all our readers we will now be bringing you regular full profiles from Wine behind the label with our ratings and price guides. This is one of the winery profiles for December included in the just published 11th digital edition edition 2020, which should give a small idea of what to look for with […]

Big Basin Vineyards

For all our readers we will now be bringing you regular full profiles from Wine behind the label with our ratings and price guides. This is one of the winery profiles for December included in the just published 11th digital edition edition 2020, which should give a small idea of what to look for with […]

Domaine Jonathan Didier Pabiot

For all our readers we will now be bringing you regular full profiles from Wine behind the label with our ratings and price guides. This is one of the winery profiles for December included in the just published 11th digital edition edition 2020, which should give a small idea of what to look for with […]

Casanova di Neri

For all our readers we will now be bringing you regular full profiles from Wine behind the label with our ratings and price guides. This is one of the winery profiles for December included in the just published 11th digital edition edition 2020, which should give a small idea of what to look for with […]

Germany 2019 vintage

Wines of Germany have brought early news of what looks like it could be a very good vintage. This is their harvest roundup and you can download region details in the pdf download link at the bottom of the article. 2019 Harvest Report by Winegrowing Regions 12/06/2019 – Germany’s 2019 vintage will be remembered for its […]

New Wine behind the label 2020 digital edition just published and great seasonal offers

  Wine behind the label 11th edition 2020 We are delighted to advise of the publication of the latest edition of Wine behind the label.   Key features: Over 250 winery updates and additions with many wineries and wines added Over 4,000 wine estates and producers studied in-depth In total over 6,500 wine producers and […]

Pahlmeyer acquired and news of Wine behind the label new guide

The very well established Pahlmeyer winery based in the southern stretches of the Napa Valley has been acquired by E & J Gallo who are adding to their premium winery holdings. Included in the purchase was the winery portfolio of brands and a lease of the Atlas Peak Waters Ranch vineyard. Gallo will also continue […]

The Latest – October 2019

New Blogs, Wine Dinner, Gift Card & member discounts We did not send out a Newsletter in September as our colleague, Neville Blech sadly passed away after a long battle with cancer on 6 September so as you might imagine there has been a lull in activities. We cover Neville’s last two blogs below. Blogs on the […]

Snippets from the 2019 Vintage

A Couple of News Snippets from the 2019 Vintage  It’s harvest time in Montalcino. Bindocci: “It will be a great vintage” The harvest is in full swing in Montalcino and grape growers are hard at work picking, which as far as Sangiovese destined for Brunello is concerned, will continue throughout the first ten days of […]

Neville Blech (7th July 1937 – 6th September 2019)

Wine behind the label co-editor, leading contributor and managing director Neville Blech passed away on Friday morning, 6th September at the age of 82. He had been battling cancer for a number of years. He was a qualified chartered accountant whose very considerable knowledge and expertise encompassed both food and wine. He subsequently becamea successful […]

Very sad news

I am very sad to inform you that our co-editor, colleague and friend Neville Blech passed away on Friday morning, 6th September. He had been battling cancer for a number of years. The Wine behind the label team will miss him immensely. We shall continue to develop Wine behind the label and as always, we had […]

Tokaj Classic

Tokaj Classic Winery, Mád, Hungary I have just returned from a visit to Mád, a village in the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region a few kilometres from the town of Tokaj. The village is the home of several of the best-known producers of Tokaji, including Oremus, István Szepry, Royal Tokaji Wine, and Tokaj Classic Winery. Tokaj Classic […]

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Vineyards to visit in Surrey and Berkshire

Greyfriars Vineyard (Surrey) https://www.greyfriarsvineyard.co.uk/tours Telephone:   +44 (0) 1483 813712  Email:  info@greyfriarsvineyard.co.uk   Producer profile from 11th Edition Michael and Hilary Wagstaff, who met at Oxford, took over this fine vineyard in 2010 known for the quality of its grapes since its inception in 1989. Mike, with a further Masters from Imperial in marine engineering was […]

Château Canon

For all our readers we will now be bringing you two regular weekly full profiles from the 11 edition of Wine behind the label with our ratings. This should give you an excellent idea of what you can enjoy when purchasing a full guide or signing up for Club membership which includes a complimentary full […]

Gróf Degenfeld

For all our readers we will now be bringing you two regular weekly full profiles from the 11 edition of Wine behind the label with our ratings. This should give you an excellent idea of what you can enjoy when purchasing a full guide or signing up for Club membership which includes a complimentary full […]

Domaine de Trévallon

For all our readers we will now be bringing you two regular weekly full profiles from the 11 & and upcoming 12th editions of Wine behind the label with our ratings. This should give you an excellent idea of what you can enjoy when purchasing a full guide. Here David profiles an outstanding domaine from […]

Dog Point Vineyard

For all our readers we will now be bringing you two regular weekly full profiles from the 11 & and upcoming 12th editions of Wine behind the label with our ratings. This should give you an excellent idea of what you can enjoy when purchasing a full guide. Here David profiles one of the best […]

Fourcas Dupré bought by a Breton entrepreneur.

On July 31, 2019, Gérard Jicquel acquired Château Fourcas Dupré in Listrac-Medoc. This French entrepreneur is a co-founder and partner (with Christian Roulleau who acquired Château Dauzac in Margaux at the beginning of the year) from the group SAMSIC, leader of integrated services to companies and sponsor of the Arkéa-Samsic cycling team. This very discreet […]

The Latest – August 2019

The Summer Sale continues until 15th August and we are offering all a 20% discount on our guides and our lead free crystal glasses.  Find details of your discount code here. Leading Champagne House of Deutz have sent us their  assessment of the 2019 season vine flowering. They ask “Should we now consider hard winters […]

Visit one of the UK’s oldest vineyards (Worcs) or sleep amongst the vines (Glos)

Astley Vineyards (Worcestershire) https://www.astleyvineyard.co.uk/ Telephone:  01299 822907 Email:  office@astleyvineyard.co.uk Producer profile from 11th Edition – Updated  Once the most northerly vineyard in the world, Astley Vineyard was established in the Severn Valley 10 miles north of Worcester in 1971. The original founders, the Bache Family were visionaries, planting varieties such as Madeleine Angeline and Siegerrebe […]

Heading South West ? Visit a vineyard in Dorset, Devon and Cornwall

Langham Wine Estate (Dorset) https://langhamwine.co.uk/ Telephone:   +44(0)1258 839095 Email:  info@langhamwine.co.uk Producer profile from the 11th edition – updated In the heart of Dorset, a jewel of Hardy Country, the Langham Estate sits next to the magnificent Bingham’s Melcombe manor house, Grade 1 listed, and little changed since the reign of Edward VI. The Langham vineyard […]

Antica

For all our readers we will now be bringing you two regular weekly full profiles from the 11 & and upcoming 12th editions of Wine behind the label with our ratings. This should give you an excellent idea of what you can enjoy when purchasing a full guide. Here David provides a new profile of […]

La Pèira

For all our readers we will now be bringing you two regular weekly full profiles from the 11 & and upcoming 12th editions of Wine behind the label with our ratings. This should give you an excellent idea of what you can enjoy when purchasing a full guide. Here David profiles one of the very […]

Tenuta Sant’ Antonio

For all our readers we will now be bringing you two regular weekly full profiles from the 11 & and upcoming 12th editions of Wine behind the label with our ratings. This should give you an excellent idea of what you can enjoy when purchasing a full guide. Here Neville profiles recently added Tenuta Sant’Antonio […]

Biondi-Santi

For all our readers we will now be bringing you two regular weekly full profiles from the 11 & and upcoming 12th editions of Wine behind the label with our ratings. This should give you an excellent idea of what you can enjoy when purchasing a full guide. Here Neville profiles recent changes at Biondi […]

SUMMER PUDDING WITH CHANTILLY CREAM

SUMMER PUDDING WITH CHANTILLY CREAM 600GR OF FROZEN SUMMER FRUIT OR 500GR OF FRESH SUMMER FRUIT 100/120 GR SUGAR  A DASH OF APPLE JUICE, A SQUEEZE OF LEMON JUICE A DASH OF LIQUEUR OF YOUR CHOICE PAPER THIN SLICES OF BROWN BREAD, 200GR OF DOUBLE CREAM Put the sugar with a dash of apple juice […]

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