Articles by Barry Smith
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
Recently, I came across another great New York venue for wine enthusiasts
"Centuries ago, date wine was consumed in the Middle East by those who could not afford fermented grapes"
“The future success of cool-climate winemakers will depend on how well they handle these riper years”
The last 20 years has seen the growth of impressive reds and whites in this sweltering region
Why should we still favour cork as a closure?