Cabernet Franc: PROUD DAD of a superstar sportsman

He may not have the fame or the physical stature of his sporty, superstar offspring, but Mr. Franc is a quietly confident fellow. At ease in his herb garden, this earthy, old school gent is well known to his French neighbours in the Loire and his holiday home in...

Start speaking wine language!

“It’s thin, smells of dead leaves and tastes of cow shit. In a good way.” These were the only words I could find to describe a stunning, bottle-aged Pinot Noir the first time I tried one. It was also the exact moment I realised that wine had its own special...