Domaine de la Romanée-Conti: Profile and wine ratings
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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti: Profile and wine ratings

wines- February 28, 2018

Burgundy master Clive Coates MW tells you everything that you need to know about Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC), along with historical tasting notes on ...

Jampal: Portugal’s near-extinct grape – ask Decanter
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Jampal: Portugal’s near-extinct grape – ask Decanter

wines- February 28, 2018

Your next grape to hunt down and try… The Jampal grape. Credit: Manz Wine Jampal: Portugal’s near-extinct grape – ask Decanter The grape of Jampal ...

 Pyeongchang Olympics opens Korean Tourism to Temple Stays
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 Pyeongchang Olympics opens Korean Tourism to Temple Stays

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 27, 2018

Korean Tourism is hot, popular, exotic, delicious, spiritual, and now includes a temple experience some visitors may turn into a life-changing travel and tourism experience. ...

Scotch whisky auction sales soar – figures
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Scotch whisky auction sales soar – figures

wines- February 27, 2018

Auction sales of aged Scotch whisky took a leap in 2017 and experts expect more bottles to arrive on the market this year. Credit: les ...

English winery Rathfinny to bring back ‘Imperial pint’ bottles
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English winery Rathfinny to bring back ‘Imperial pint’ bottles

wines- February 27, 2018

Rathfinny has said it will bring back imperial pint-sized bottles for its English sparkling wine once 'Brexit' is fully implemented - emphasising that the size ...

Comment: Has wine quality improved?
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Comment: Has wine quality improved?

wines- February 27, 2018

Long-standing wine writer Hugh Johnson considers whether quality has moved on from the top wines of the 1960s and 1970s... Stylish party givers in the ...

Italy Tourism launches The Year of Food
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Italy Tourism launches The Year of Food

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 26, 2018

After the series of events proclaimed by Mibact to enhance Italian tourism activities, such as the Year of the Villages and the Year of the ...

Premiere Napa Valley 2018 raises more than $4.1m
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Premiere Napa Valley 2018 raises more than $4.1m

wines- February 26, 2018

The Premiere Napa Valley auction 2018 has raised over $4.1 million, just missing the total from the 2017 auction. 2018 Premiere Napa Valley Credit: Alexander ...

Jefford on Monday: Lifting the veil
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Jefford on Monday: Lifting the veil

wines- February 26, 2018

Andrew Jefford compares and contrasts winemaking methods in the Jura, Jerez and Tokaji. French wine's Glastonbury: The Percée in Jura in February 2018. Credit: Jérôme ...

Amarone della Valpolicella direct from Italy
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Amarone della Valpolicella direct from Italy

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 24, 2018

Amarone della Valpolicella (aka Amarone; translates to “the Great Bitter”), is an Italian dry red wine that starts as partially dried grapes that include Corvina ...

Travel: Driving northern Portugal’s wine route
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Travel: Driving northern Portugal’s wine route

wines- February 24, 2018

Explore Portugal's largest wine region by car on the Vinho Verde wine route, stretching from Porto to the northern Spanish border – stopping off at ...

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Corinthia Hotel London announces partnership with renowned British Michelin-starred Chef Tom Kerridge

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 23, 2018

Corinthia Hotel London has announced that the renowned British Michelin-starred Chef Tom Kerridge will open a new restaurant at the hotel later this year, his ...

Birthday wine 2018: A buying guide
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Birthday wine 2018: A buying guide

wines- February 23, 2018

There’s something particularly satisfying about cracking open a bottle of wine that was ‘born’ in the same year as you, says Anthony Rose. He recommends ...

Great value wines for the weekend under £20
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Great value wines for the weekend under £20

wines- February 23, 2018

This weekend indulge in one of these exciting Chardonnays - all are under £20 and rated by the experts... Great value wines under £20 Chardonnay ...

Symington to build new Douro winery
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Symington to build new Douro winery

wines- February 22, 2018

The Symington Family Estates group, most famous for Port production, has announced that it is to build a dedicated winery for its growing portfolio of ...

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

wines- February 22, 2018

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 ...

Top Burgundy wines from Domaine Anne Gros
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Top Burgundy wines from Domaine Anne Gros

wines- February 22, 2018

There were no weak spots in this tasting and at least one wine is 'probably indestructible', reports Stephen Brook, after trying Anne Gros Burgundy wines ...

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Singapore to host Asia’s 50 Best Bars inaugural awards ceremony

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 21, 2018

Asia’s 50 Best Bars has chosen Singapore to host its inaugural awards ceremony, where the third annual edition of the list will be announced. Held ...

Champagne shipments boosted by demand beyond EU – figures
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Champagne shipments boosted by demand beyond EU – figures

wines- February 21, 2018

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 ...

Penfolds owner takes legal action against ‘copycat’ operators
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Penfolds owner takes legal action against ‘copycat’ operators

wines- February 19, 2018

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. ...

Jefford on Monday: Downhill all the way
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Jefford on Monday: Downhill all the way

wines- February 19, 2018

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 ...

Peking duck and wine pairing – ask Decanter
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Peking duck and wine pairing – ask Decanter

wines- February 18, 2018

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 – ...

Experience Tili: Enjoy wines from Umbria, Italy
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Experience Tili: Enjoy wines from Umbria, Italy

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 17, 2018

The Tili Winery is the perfect template for a winery experience as it provides the authenticity visitors to the region expect in this green heart ...

The Laughing Heart restaurant, London – review
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The Laughing Heart restaurant, London – review

wines- February 17, 2018

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, ...

Domaine Georges Roumier: Profile and wine ratings
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Domaine Georges Roumier: Profile and wine ratings

wines- February 17, 2018

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 ...

The light bodied red wine quiz – Test your knowledge
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The light bodied red wine quiz – Test your knowledge

wines- February 16, 2018

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. ...

Which countries export the most wine to the UK?
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Which countries export the most wine to the UK?

wines- February 16, 2018

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 ...

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

wines- February 16, 2018

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 ...

Great wines born in Chinese year of the dog
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Great wines born in Chinese year of the dog

wines- February 15, 2018

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 ...

Dumplings and wine pairing – ask Decanter
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Dumplings and wine pairing – ask Decanter

wines- February 15, 2018

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 ...