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The Grapes of the New York Finger Lakes
Finger Lakes wine region is a happy hunting ground for those who want to taste a lot of different grape varieties. Peter F May is a fan.
The Bordeaux Classification
Why is a 150 year old list of wines important today? Peter F May looks at how wine prices and status continue to reflect long ago opinions.
Ten Top Tips for Wine Lovers
Save money and improve your wine enjoyment with these tips from Peter F May
Ten ideas for recycling wine bottles
Instead of sending empty wine bottles to the recycling plant make them into something else. There are many uses for old bottles; Peter F May suggests ten of them.
Temperature and Wine
Temperature and wine have an intimate relationship. The most misunderstood wine ‘fact’ is that red wine must be served at room temperature but temperature affects the final taste of wine long before it is poured. Peter F May investigates.
Taxing Travellers Wine
Will there be a nasty surprise waiting for you at your destination, asks Peter F May. Many countries like to tax travellers who carry alcohol.
Tasting Terroir in the Loire
Domaine du Closel - Chateau des Vaults is a female run winery in Savennières in the Loire valley, France. Peter F May meets owner-winemaker Vicomtesse Evelyne de Pontbriand and learns why it is not necessary to name the grape variety on a wine label.
Taste 100 Different Varieties
Want a wine qualification with an impressive certificate to hang on your wall, yet don’t fancy book studying or taking examinations? All you need to qualify for certification by the Wine Century Club is to drink some wine.
Tackling a Football Wine
For years Peter F May has advised that cheap supermarket wines are not worth keeping. Then TV proved him wrong.
T V Munson - Wine's Saviour
Thomas Volney Munson (1843-1913) was a nurseryman, grape vine breeder, author, holder of the Legion d’Honneur (France’s highest honour), and saviour of the world’s wines. Peter F May tells how a French delegation visited Denison, Texas, to beg Munson's help in saving the world's wines.
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