Named Best Sommelier of Argentina in 2010 and 2014, winner of the A.S.I. & APAS Best Sommelier of the Americas in 2015 and 4th at the A.S.I. Best Sommelier in the World in 2016, Paz Levinson can now add Decanter World Wine Awards 'Regional Chair of Argentina' to her long list of achievements.
Currently the Executive Head Sommelier at Groupe Pic, with Anne-Sophie Pic restaurants located in France, the UK, Switzerland and Singapore, we ask Levinson about wine judging and her expert opinion on the wines of Argentina. In Argentina at the moment, are there any grape varieties in particular that you think consumers should try or discover […]
Carrying a guide price of Â£1.95m, Sedlescombe is believed to be the UK’s oldest organic vineyard, established in 1979, said estate agency Savills. The 6.5-hectare estate, which is also farmed according to biodynamic principles, lies close to the south coast in the High Weald area of ‘outstanding natural beauty’. It encompasses a three-bedroom cottage, 2.8 […]
Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 judging began just one week ago on 1 August, and for 28 consecutive days more than 115 expert wine judges will taste over 16,500 wines under safe, socially distanced conditions to carry out the world’s largest and most prestigious wine competition. One week in, and the Southern Italy panel is […]
An expert panel said the daily alcohol limit for men should be halved as part of an update to the US Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The limit for men should be cut from two drinks to one, on days when alcohol is consumed, said the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The guideline for women is already […]
It is one thing for Audrey Roberts, a character in leading, mainstream UK television soap, Coronation Street, to enthuse ‘Portuguese wine is all the rage’, whilst drinking a ‘very fruity’ Vinho Verde. Quite another for The Wine Society’s buyer, Joanna Locke MW, to declare: ‘Vinho Verde is producing the wines of the moment.’ Increasingly popular, […]
Sit back with a glass of Vinho Verde in-hand and tackle our Portugal wine crossword. How well do you know the styles and areas of this often-overlooked wine country? Let’s find out… ï»¿ï»¿ï»¿ Instructions: Click a cell on the crossword grid, or click a clue Click twice on a cell to toggle between across and […]