Bordeaux 2013

Posted by Peter Richards | April 4th, 2014

From despair to where: the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux



Booze & Baronesses

Posted by Peter Richards | March 25th, 2014

Peter back on BBC2 talking booze and the budget



Budget cheer

Posted by Peter Richards | March 21st, 2014

Chancellor heeds calls to scrap booze super tax



Why the silence?

Posted by Peter Richards | March 6th, 2014

The call to end duty rises gets the silent treatment



Burgundy 2012 EP

Posted by Peter Richards | February 3rd, 2014

Don’t follow the herd in this mixed vintage



South Africa 2013

Posted by Peter Richards | December 18th, 2013

Heart-warming winds of change in Cape wine



The Post

Posted by Peter Richards | November 1st, 2013

Our guest column on food & wine matching



What price wine?

Posted by Peter Richards | September 19th, 2013

Looking at the price of the liquid in your bottle



Fizz & The Duchess

Posted by Peter Richards | July 9th, 2013

Camilla calls for a new name for English sparkling wine



Who’s the daddy?

Posted by Peter Richards | May 9th, 2013

Support your favourite wine retailer – and help save Britain’s wine scene



Fizz with feeling

Posted by susie | April 4th, 2013

Susie talks – and tastes – champagne



Capital show

Posted by Peter Richards | March 19th, 2013

An interview with Peter in the business mag Capital



The bitter pill

Posted by Peter Richards | March 1st, 2013

Enough with the anti-alcohol propaganda; let’s talk sense



Breathe with me

Posted by Peter Richards | February 26th, 2013

Talking wine aeration with Simon Mayo on BBC Radio 2



Talking savvy

Posted by Peter Richards | October 4th, 2012

Some (like us) love it; others disdain it. A case for the defence.



Wine of the Week

Posted by Peter Richards | August 3rd, 2012

Piggy Bank: a great charity and social media initiative



Over the hump

Posted by susie | July 18th, 2012

What’s the best way forward for English wine? Thoughts on visiting Camel Valley.



Whither Portugal?

Posted by Peter Richards | May 17th, 2012

Musings – and tastings – on a wine conundrum



Peter in El Mercurio

Posted by Peter Richards | May 8th, 2012

On the contentious topic of Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon



Chile’s new wave

Posted by Peter Richards | March 23rd, 2012

A new era dawns in Chile. This calls for a drink…



Bordeaux 2002

Posted by Peter Richards | March 16th, 2012

Tasting the star names in a mixed, over-priced vintage



Argy bargy

Posted by Peter Richards | March 16th, 2012

Argentine reds fail to wow for Peter’s Decanter piece



Do wines need scores?

Posted by Peter Richards | March 1st, 2012

Thoughts on tasting Mouton ’61 and other fine wines



Antonini talks

Posted by Peter Richards | February 1st, 2012

The vinyl hoarder + wine guru on South America. Among other things…



Chile’s X-factor

Posted by Peter Richards | January 9th, 2012

On ‘mental liposuction’ and wine from the Atacama Desert



Chile’s great whites

Posted by Peter Richards | January 4th, 2012

Peter rates some of Chile’s best white wines in Decanter



Natural wine reviewed

Posted by Peter Richards | January 2nd, 2012

Peter’s World of Fine Wine review tackles ‘the wine world’s hottest topic’



Chile goes VIGNO

Posted by Peter Richards | December 16th, 2011

New appellation is ‘a quantum leap for Chilean wine – and it’s replicable’



Our Christmas listing!

Posted by Peter Richards | December 8th, 2011

The best wines for festive drinking – plus some great present ideas…



Review: North Road

Posted by Peter Richards | November 18th, 2011

Challenging, inspiring flavours for the gastronomically curious



Bordeaux 07: stereo

Posted by Peter Richards | November 11th, 2011

A unique take on the Bordeaux 2007 vintage



Peter in Chinese

Posted by Peter Richards | November 11th, 2011

Wine magazine of Guangzhou on Chile



Albion for English fizz

Posted by Peter Richards | September 23rd, 2011

Our ‘name for English fizz’ competition has two worthy winners



Tasting California

Posted by Peter Richards | August 2nd, 2011

On the quest for elegance and drinkability in Californian wine



Rosé – vin de merde?

Posted by Peter Richards | July 25th, 2011

Why rosé deserves more of our attention and less of our money



Peter on R4 You & Yours

Posted by Peter Richards | July 6th, 2011

Discussing how wine producers routinely mis-declare alcohol levels



News: Chile changes names

Posted by Peter Richards | May 24th, 2011

The rights and wrongs of Chile’s new appellation system



Our big champagne review

Posted by Peter Richards | April 19th, 2011

Facts, figures, opinions, tips – even wine scores in stereo…



And the winners are…

Posted by Peter Richards | April 18th, 2011

It’s wine competition season: Peter eyes up 12,000 wines at DWWA



Bay Area eating & drinking

Posted by Peter Richards | April 12th, 2011

In and around San Francisco: a wine- and food-lover’s guide



Review: The French Laundry

Posted by Peter Richards | April 3rd, 2011

Is this the best restaurant on the planet? Probably.



Taste test: top UK fizz

Posted by susie | March 11th, 2011

Sparkling specialist Susie’s frank take on the UK’s finest sparkling wines



Our take: Burgundy 2008

Posted by Peter Richards | March 7th, 2011

Re-evaluating Burgundy’s 2008 vintage – reds start to shine



Our top food’n’wine tips

Posted by Peter Richards | March 3rd, 2011

Rule-breaking, staying local and knowing when to admit defeat



On responsible drinking

Posted by Peter Richards | February 21st, 2011

The need for sensible debate on alcohol policy



Dining in for £20

Posted by Peter Richards | February 13th, 2011

Loved up? Or just hungry? An offer to suit all comers.



Our take: Burgundy 2009

Posted by Peter Richards | January 19th, 2011

The Credit Crunch vintage: lesser wines impress



On the road: Chile 2010

Posted by Peter Richards | December 15th, 2010

Beyond guanacos, v large telescopes and barbed wire



Booze: the hard facts

Posted by Peter Richards | December 7th, 2010

A review of the shiny new Wilson Drinks Report



Our take: Bordeaux 2006

Posted by Peter Richards | November 9th, 2010

A mixed bag at the IMW annual claret tasting



Storm in a wine glass

Posted by Peter Richards | October 22nd, 2010

To Riedel or not to Riedel? Which glasses we’re buying



How to talk about wine?

Posted by Peter Richards | October 12th, 2010

Hoodies on rosé + thoughts on wine communication



The future…is smaller

Posted by Peter Richards | October 2nd, 2010

Could smaller bottles hold the future for wine?



Review: Terroirs 9/10

Posted by Peter Richards | August 6th, 2010

Newsflash: buzzing London eatery to open new venue



‘Corporate-borne disease’

Posted by Peter Richards | August 4th, 2010

A jaundiced take on alcohol? Sobrierati speak…



Review: Noma

Posted by Peter Richards | May 19th, 2010

“World’s best restaurant” – top food, wine a let-down



Insider view: wine comps

Posted by Peter Richards | May 2nd, 2010

The bright and murky side of UK wine competitions



Insider opinion: NZ 2010

Posted by Peter Richards | March 10th, 2010

Our views on the state of the nation’s wine industry



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