Unfiltered: Beatrice Bessi, Chiltern Firehouse

Beatrice Bessi, head sommelier of Chiltern Firehouse, on becoming a sommelier by way of computer science and statistics, being a mind reader, and a memorable encounter with Robert De Niro.

Tyrell’s to cut 80% of 2020 crop

Australian wine producer Tyrell’s has said it has decided to “severely” reduce its 2020 vintage, by as much as 80%, due to fears of smoke taint.

Fine wine investment: A spring in the step

January may turn one's thoughts to tax returns and wits may be snide about the poor performance of wine in 2019 but it's always worth reiterating that wine portfolios are about the long game.

World Atlas of Wine wins André Simon Award

The 8th edition of Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson MW’s The World Atlas of Wine has been named the winner of the 2019 André Simon Award for best drinks book.

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