Author: wines

Anson: Promontory and Harlan’s ‘200 year plan’

wines- February 22, 2018 0

Jane Anson speaks to Will Harlan about the launch of Cabernet-based Promontory outside the US via the Place de Bordeaux , and hears more about ... Read More

Champagne shipments boosted by demand beyond EU – figures

wines- February 21, 2018 0

Champagne shipments have remained steady in 2017, with higher demand beyond the EU making up for fewer bottles being drunk domestically, show new figures. Champagne ... Read More

Penfolds owner takes legal action against ‘copycat’ operators

wines- February 19, 2018 0

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is taking legal action against alleged ‘copycat’ producer Rush Rich, accusing it of infringing the Penfolds trademark and ‘liquidating’ Brand Australia. ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Downhill all the way

wines- February 19, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford celebrates the Jacquère-based wines of Savoie.... Apremont Vignoble de Savoie Credit: CIVS Limestone and marl (limey clay) tend to be regarded with warm ... Read More

Peking duck and wine pairing – ask Decanter

wines- February 18, 2018 0

Why you shouldn't go for Pinot Noir, according to Jennifer Docherty MW. What should you serve with Peking duck? Peking duck and wine pairing – ... Read More

The Laughing Heart restaurant, London – review

wines- February 17, 2018 0

Fiona Beckett gives her verdict on The Laughing Heart restaurant... The Laughing Heart, Hackney. Credit: The Laughing Heart Instagram The Laughing Heart 277 Hackney Road, ... Read More

Domaine Georges Roumier: Profile and wine ratings

wines- February 17, 2018 0

Burgundy master Clive Coates MW tells you everything that you need to know about Domaine Georges Roumier, along with historical tasting notes on wines from ... Read More

The light bodied red wine quiz – Test your knowledge

wines- February 16, 2018 0

Pinot Noir, Beaujolais, Bardolino; light red wines come in a range of styles and complexities and are too often overlooked when reaching for a bottle. ... Read More

Which countries export the most wine to the UK?

wines- February 16, 2018 0

Australia tops the list but Chile is one of the only major producer nations expected to increase shipments in the next few years, as the ... Read More

Comment: ‘2017 must be one of the most disaster-strewn years since phylloxera’

wines- February 16, 2018 0

As you read this, the vine-pruners of the northern hemisphere will be finishing their lonely winter’s work. The sap will soon rise and the pruning ... Read More

Great wines born in Chinese year of the dog

wines- February 15, 2018 0

Celebrate the new Chinese year of the dog with a fine wine that was born under the same zodiac sign - and there's quite a ... Read More

Dumplings and wine pairing – ask Decanter

wines- February 15, 2018 0

What wine should you serve with your Chinese dumplings? Jennifer Docherty MW gives her tips ahead of Chinese New Year... What wines should you have ... Read More

How Bordeaux 2008 wines taste now

wines- February 15, 2018 0

Jane Anson reports on a tasting of more than 70 Bordeaux 2008 wines, including first growths, and hosted this month by the BI merchant in ... Read More

BAFTA 2018: What the stars will be eating and drinking

wines- February 15, 2018 0

See what food and wine will be served to those attending the BAFTA 2018 film awards in London, and also our report on how the ... Read More

Decanter recruits Tim Atkin MW as Burgundy critic

wines- February 14, 2018 0

Tim Atkin MW has taken on the role of Decanter's specialist reviewer for Burgundy. Tim Atkin MW leads a Decanter masterclass in 2015. Credit: Decanter ... Read More

What to drink with Pancakes

wines- February 13, 2018 0

See our suggestions for wines to drink with pancakes, and including an alternative suggestion from master sommelier Matthieu Longuère, of Le Cordon Bleu London school. ... Read More

California 2017 harvest size by grape variety

wines- February 13, 2018 0

California winemakers and grape growers crushed just over four million tonnes of grapes in the 2017 harvest, with increases for Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir ... Read More

The winning books at André Simon Food and Drink awards

wines- February 13, 2018 0

Drinks books did particularly well at the 2017 André Simon Food and Drink book awards, announced last night at the Goring hotel in London. Peter ... Read More

Classified: Bordeaux Right Bank 2015 in-bottle verdict

wines- February 13, 2018 0

This is where the action is in the Bordeaux 2015 vintage, says Jane Anson. Decanter Premium members can now read Jane's verdict and ratings on ... Read More

How Pomerol 2015 wines taste in the bottle

wines- February 13, 2018 0

See Jane Anson's tasting notes and ratings for Pomerol 2015 wines, nearly two years out from the original en primeur showing. La Conseillante was among ... Read More

Galician whites: Panel tasting results

wines- February 13, 2018 0

There’s much more to these northern Spanish wines than just Albariño, says Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW, who looks at the five main regions and their ... Read More

Pol Roger unearths long-lost 19th century Champagne

wines- February 12, 2018 0

Pol Roger has excavated some long-lost treasure from the wreckage of a cellar that collapsed in 1900 and buried more than a million bottles of ... Read More

Record highs for British gin exports in 2017

wines- February 12, 2018 0

New figures from UK customs body HMRC show that British gin exports reached more than £500 million in 2017. British gin exports reached over £500 ... Read More

Terms & Conditions

wines- February 12, 2018 0

Information on Terms & Conditions for the Decanter Retailer Awards 2018 coming soon! Read More

Sparkling rosé wines for Valentine’s day

wines- February 12, 2018 0

If there's one day in the year when you open a bottle of pink fizz, it has to be Valentine's day. Decanter's tastings team recommends ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Tasting the Virtuosi

wines- February 12, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford looks at St Chinian’s statistical stars. Vineyards around Berlou in St Chinian, Languedoc-Roussillon. Credit: Gaylord Burguière Time, and time alone, will tell: a ... Read More

Wine Legend: Recaredo, Turó d’en Mota 1999

wines- February 11, 2018 0

What makes it a wine legend?... Wine Legend: Recaredo, Turó d’en Mota 1999, Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, Alt Penedès, Spain Bottles produced 2,973 Composition 100% Xarel-lo ... Read More

Ten of the best restaurants in San Sebastián

wines- February 11, 2018 0

Famous for his Rioja, but born in San Sebastián — Juan Muga, of Bodegas Muga, gives us the inside track to the best restaurants in ... Read More

How can I prevent cloudy wine glasses? – ask Decanter

wines- February 10, 2018 0

Do you have problem with cloudy wine glasses and want to know how best to clean them? Then read on... Digby Scott, Market Rasen, UK, ... Read More

Where to celebrate Chinese New Year in London

wines- February 10, 2018 0

Celebrate Chinese New Year at one of these top restaurants in London doing special menus... Try the Chinese New Year menu at Hakkasan. Credit: Hakkasan ... Read More