Wine - North America

Golden Gate BridgeAn introduction to Californian wine

Need to brush up on your Californian wine knowledge? Read our handy guide to the Golden State.

Vineyards CaliforniaCalifornia - times are changing

California’s icon wines have never cut much ice on this side of the Atlantic, and now American sommeliers, too, are increasingly finding other ways to add excitement to their lists. Larry Walker reports on the victory for balance, terroir and the little guy

Vineyard CaliforniaCalifornian wine: a greater emphasis on elegance

Where once California’s wines were over-oaked, over-alcoholic and often overpriced, a growing number of producers are realising that bigger is not always better. Richard Woodard reports from the light side