Toast of the town: Why Madeira wines are having a moment

Madeira is having a moment. The fortified wine – named for the island where it’s made, just west of Morocco – was given a shout-out at last week’s Michelin awards, when the 2020 Sommelier Award winner, Jurica Gojevic, declared it his favourite style. He’s not alone in loving the stuff; next month Salt Yard Group […]

Nearly 100,000 Gallons Of Wine Spills Into California River After Tank Leaks

Wasted wine is never something we want to see, so you can imagine our devastation at the sight of nearly 100,000 gallons of cabernet sauvignon being spilt into a California river.As much as 97,000 gallons (that’s enough red wine to fill more than 500,000 bottles) has leaked from a tank in a Sonoma County vineyard and spilled into the […]