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How California got cool

There’s something going on out west: California is leaving behind its super-charged turbo-strength reputation, with a new generation striving for poise in their wines. Here, Sophie Thorpe traces the state’s exciting evolution California is unbelievably hip right now. As long as it’s the right California – the New California. In circles of natural-wine nuts, off-beat […]

Could this be the most enthusiastic man in wine? An interview with Olly Smith

Olly Smith, wine aficionado, bon viveur, TV presenter and the most effervescent of the Three Wine Men, took some time between filming vinous road-trips and drawing corks to speak to us about his mission to kindle our nation’s love of wine, his predictions for next-big-region and why Oz is a National Treasure. Olly, most people […]