Bordeaux 2017: How the new vintage is shaping up

wines- November 30, 2017 0

Jane Anson traverses Left and Right Banks, tasting vat samples of the fledgling Bordeaux 2017 vintage and speaking to consultants and winemakers about what to ... Read More

How the Médoc 2015 classified wines taste now

wines- November 30, 2017 0

See which Bordeaux 2015 wine gets 100 points as Jane Anson reports on how classified wines from the Médoc 2015 vintage are looking in the ... Read More

Barolo 2014: Sneak preview of the vintage

wines- November 28, 2017 0

Stephen Brook attended a preview of the Barolo 2014 vintage, hosted by Vinexus in London. Decanter Premium members can be the first to see what ... Read More

New Burgundy ‘appellation’ met with caution

wines- November 28, 2017 0

A new level of Burgundy wines is coming, sitting roughly between the regional and village levels of the region's hierarchy. As most media focused on ... Read More

Ridge Monte Bello wines to drink and keep

wines- November 27, 2017 0

Ridge Monte Bello has continued to shine brightly since its famous victory over Bordeaux at the 1976 Judgement of Paris tasting. Below, William Kelley tastes ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: La Livinière and the lion race

wines- November 27, 2017 0

Andrew Jefford puts the Languedoc’s pioneer cru under the spotlight. Grenache vines of Château Faîteau. Credit: Andrew Jefford Languedoc has two seasons, not four.  At ... Read More

Temecula, California: Better than hot – sizzling!

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 25, 2017 0

A mere 70-minute drive from the San Diego, CA, airport, Temecula is an emerging center for wine, gourmet dining, gambling, shopping and living… attractively developing ... Read More

Temecula, California: Better than hot – sizzling!

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 25, 2017 0

A mere 70-minute drive from the San Diego, CA, airport, Temecula is an emerging center for wine, gourmet dining, gambling, shopping and living… attractively developing ... Read More

Black Friday 2017 Champagne deals

wines- November 24, 2017 0

Take advantage of what Black Friday has to offer with these Champagne deals. Keith Jackson / Alamy Credit: Keith Jackson / Alamy If you’re willing ... Read More

Spottswoode vintages rated from 1997 to 2014

wines- November 23, 2017 0

William Kelley profiles Napa winery Spottswoode. Premium members can see his tasting notes and ratings covering vintages from 1997 to 2014 of the estate Cabernet. ... Read More

What are you drinking this Thanksgiving?

wines- November 23, 2017 0

Thanksgiving is a great time to open a special bottle to share with family and friends, but what will you be drinking and what does ... Read More

Majestic Wine tips magnum trend for growth

wines- November 23, 2017 0

Majestic Wine’s buying director sees rising sales of ‘affordable’ magnums and expects more of them to adorn Christmas dinner tables and parties this year. Reporting ... Read More

Anson: Fifty shades of green – Wine’s big new debate?

wines- November 23, 2017 0

Jane Anson looks at the rise of sustainability and 'green' initiatives in the wine world but also where the fault lines lie. Merlot vines in ... Read More

Serving Thanksgiving wine: Pitfalls to avoid

wines- November 22, 2017 0

So you've made it all the way through to Thanksgiving day and now all you have to do is ensure that everybody has a good ... Read More

UK Budget 2017: Chancellor freezes wine duty

wines- November 22, 2017 0

UK chancellor Philip Hammond has frozen duty tax on wine, spirits and beer in his latest Budget, shrugging off the 'scrooge' label bestowed on him ... Read More

LVMH buys control of Napa winery Colgin Cellars

wines- November 22, 2017 0

LVMH, the French luxury goods group that includes Krug and Dom Pérignon Champagne, has signed a deal to buy control of cult Napa winery Colgin ... Read More

Inside the fourth Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter

wines- November 21, 2017 0

More than 1,000 fine wine lovers in China had the chance to meet their favourite winemakers and taste over 600 wines at the fourth Decanter ... Read More

Mouton Rothschild 2015 label design revealed

wines- November 21, 2017 0

Château Mouton Rothschild has released the label design by German artist Gerhard Richter for its 2015 vintage 'first wine'. Gerhard Richter's Mouton 2015 wine label. ... Read More

Brunello 2013 vintage: A sneak preview

wines- November 20, 2017 0

Stephen Brook got a preview of the Brunello di Montalcino 2013 vintage at an event hosted by specialist merchant Vinexus in London. Read his report ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: The white question

wines- November 20, 2017 0

Andrew Jefford discovers the other face of Priorat. High altitude, Mas Alta vineyards. Credit: Andrew Jefford Winegrowers tease a landscape into performance … then ask ... Read More

Record sales total for Hospices de Beaune 2017 auction

wines- November 20, 2017 0

See the headline results from this year's Hospices de Beaune auction held over the weekend. Bidders pack the room at the Hospices de Beaune 2017 ... Read More

Branaire-Ducru owner dies in Bordeaux

wines- November 20, 2017 0

Patrick Maroteaux, owner of Château Branaire-Ducru on Bordeaux's Left Bank for nearly 30 years, has died aged 67. Patrick Maroteaux. Credit: Per Karlsson, BKWine 2 ... Read More

American couple take on Burgundy’s Clos de la Commaraine

wines- November 17, 2017 0

Two American investors have taken on the running of Clos de la Commaraine, the premier cru vineyard and property in Burgundy’s Pommard appellation. The estate ... Read More

Napa Valley Quiz – Test your knowledge

wines- November 17, 2017 0

How well do you know California's most renowned wine region, the Napa Valley? Are you a collector of the highly crafted Cabernets, or have you ... Read More

How to match wine with truffle recipes

wines- November 16, 2017 0

Looking for a wine to go with truffle risotto or another truffle-based dish this winter? We bring you the expert advice on what to look ... Read More

Lafite chairman and CEO announce generational handover

wines- November 16, 2017 0

Château Lafite Rothschild, the Pauillac first growth, and its parent company DBR (Lafite) have announced a major generational shift in management. The DBR (Lafite) team. ... Read More

Anson: Tasting historic Lynch-Bages wines

wines- November 16, 2017 0

Jane Anson reports on an extraordinary tasting of aged Lynch-Bages wines in Bordeaux and includes plenty of tales from the Cazes family that has owned ... Read More

Judgement of Paris legend Warren Winiarski makes California hall of fame

wines- November 15, 2017 0

One of the people responsible for up-and-coming American wines beating the best of France at the 1976 Judgement of Paris tasting has been inducted into ... Read More

Minimum alcohol pricing can go ahead, court rules

wines- November 15, 2017 0

European wine and spirits producers have lost their long-running legal challenge against minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland after the UK's Supreme Court ruled that the ... Read More

World’s oldest wine comes from Georgia – New research

wines- November 14, 2017 0

Georgia has enhanced its claim as the cradle of winemaking after new research showed it contains the oldest known evidence of wine culture, dating back ... Read More