Compared to tricky vintage conditions elsewhere in Europe, 2021 was a very good year for Italy.
Across the vineyards of France, from Bordeaux to Burgundy and beyond there’s been plenty going on!
New is meeting old and the results are better than the sum of these parts.
In Portugal, look out for invigorating 2021 whites and continue enjoying the run of generous red vintages.
Rest of the world edit
Austria, Hungary, England and north-America round out our buyers' reports.
Greek whites are richer than in previous vintages, with some of the best from high-altitude vineyards.
More from The List Edit
Our 2021 buyer reports highlight the fact that every year brings different challenges and opportunities to wine regions.
Picks from the May List from our new Wine Specialists team
Find out about our newly formed Wine Specialists team in Member Services and what wines they would recommend from our latest List.