Articles by Barry Smith
Should fans of US wine pay less attention to the west coast and a little more to the east?
Some of the greatest red wines in history come round once a year—but you'll only get a thimbleful
Surprisingly, as little as 5 per cent of the wine from a given grape variety can make all the difference
Barry Smith / November 16, 2017
Chester Osborn's five-storey visitor’s centre to give visitors an extraordinary experience of his wines
Barry Smith / October 9, 2017
The same white wine can seem fine to one person and too acidic to another. Why?
Barry Smith / September 12, 2017
It would be tempting to use the term “terroir” if it hadn’t been so derided by Australian winemakers suspecting a French ruse
Barry Smith / August 15, 2017
In Australia, good winemakers find something in Grenache that just doesn’t seem to show in any other part of the world
When you encounter an outstanding bottle, it’s the first sniff that lets you know that something special is happening
This year, English winegrowers suffered one of their worst spring frosts. Despite the cold spell, the prospects for their wines long-term are pretty good