1000 Small Decisions: Introducing Lady of the Sunshine and Scar of the Sea

6Aug Posted by Jo Lory

There are a lot of synergies between Scar of the Sea and Lady of the Sunshine: owner/ winemakers Mikey and Gina Giugni share a cellar in San Luis Obispo; and as they explained when we spoke recently they share a

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Theresa vineyards

An update from the Rheingau

13May Posted by Jo Lory

Theresa Breuer is a dynamo, she took the reins at her family estate in 2004 aged 18, when her father passed away. She has continued to build on his legacy for quality converting their vineyards – some of the top

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Philippe and Jean-Guillaume Bret

Meet the Bret Brothers

19Apr Posted by Jo Lory

We caught up with Jean-Philippe and Jean-Guillaume aka the Bret Brothers, owners of Domaine de la Soufrandière and their eponymous negociant in the Mâconnais. It was a week when France was much in the news due to destructive frosts in

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Candialle: Chianti with a modern touch

8Apr Posted by Jo Lory

Josephin and Jarkko Peränen are bringing a modern perspective to the traditions of Chianti, making elegant, energetic wines in the heart of the Classico region. We spoke to them to find out more the story behind their project. Jarkko came

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New wines from Fedellos and Peixes

15Mar Posted by Jo Lory

The Fedellos/Peixes team are busy pruning their multiple small plots on the precipitous slopes around the Bibei and Sil river valleys. We caught up with Curro Bareño to find out more about their new wines. The Fedellos do Couto project

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Jose in vineyard

González Bastías: A labour of love in the Maule Valley

10Feb Posted by Jo Lory

Jose Luís Gómez Bastías and Daniela Lorenzo – owners of small family winery González Bastías in Maule Valley – took time away from their harvest preparations to talk to team Indigo about their project, philosophy of respecting nature, and why

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Holass: Thoroughly Modern Winemakers

19Nov Posted by Jo Lory

Meet Imre Halász and Ellie Bauwens, the dynamic couple behind Indigo’s newest additions: Holass. We recently caught up with them to learn about their project that aims to bring the great terroirs of Hungary and Austria to the attention of

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What a difference a year makes – new wines from Luis Perez

3Nov Posted by Jo Lory

A big takeaway from a recent visit to Jerez was the existence of vintage variation in wines from the region. And nowhere was that more clearly illustrated than tasting La Barajuela 2017’s with Willy Perez, which have just arrived in the UK.

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Priorat reclassified

20Oct Posted by Jo Lory

We caught up with Daphne Glorian to talk about the new vineyard classification system in Priorat, and the 2018 vintage arriving in late November. Daphne is a force of nature, she started Clos i Terrasses in 1989 when Alvaro Palacios

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Delinquente Wine Co: Reflections on the 2020 Vintage

2Oct Posted by Jo Lory

The quirky characters of the Delinquente Wine Co. crew have returned! Betty, Roxanne, Bullet Dodger and Tuff Nutt are back and serving up the fresh, smashable Riverland wines we know and love. To celebrate their arrival, we checked in with

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