Author: wines

Top Barolo 2008 wines: Panel tasting results

wines- October 1, 2018 0

The best wines showed a distinct personality, and there were few disappointments in this 63-strong panel tasting. Subscribe to Decanter Premium to read the full ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Wanderers in search of a path

wines- October 1, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford meets two pioneers of international varieties in northern Catalonia. Terra Remota vineyards in Empordà. The wines cannot be labelled Empordà DO because the ... Read More

What’s hot in Adelaide Hills: New styles and wines to try

wines- September 30, 2018 0

How changing conditions are allowing producers to develop fresh styles and character in this idyllic corner of South Australia. Vineyards in Summertown, Adelaide Hills. Credit: ... Read More

Top Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon: Panel tasting results

wines- September 29, 2018 0

Thirty-five wines were 'highly recommended' by our expert panel following this blind tasting. See the full report, and tasting notes for all wines, below. Vineyards ... Read More

Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2018: Ten wines to look out for

wines- September 28, 2018 0

The 34th Cape Winemakers Guild Auction takes place on Saturday 29 September 2018. Following a preview tasting of the wines in Berry Bros & Rudd's ... Read More

Rioja renegades: 10 producers writing their own rules

wines- September 28, 2018 0

In this sneak preview of the latest Decanter magazine issue, Sarah Jane Evans MW selects the 10 most influential free spirits of Rioja... López de ... Read More

Château la Tour de By: Classic claret for the dinner table

wines- September 27, 2018 0

A tasting of Tour de By vintages stretching from 2000 to 2017 reveals a classic Bordeaux wine that can more than hold its own on ... Read More

Nyetimber launches top-level English sparkling wines to rival best of Champagne

wines- September 26, 2018 0

English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber has announced a new range named ‘1086’, which will only be produced in certain vintages and will be priced at ... Read More

Somm 3 film review: How it compares to the first two

wines- September 24, 2018 0

The third instalment of the Somm film series looks at some of the people who have played a major role in shaping the wine industry ... Read More

First taste: Clos des Goisses 2009 new release

wines- September 24, 2018 0

Simon Field MW reports from an preview tasting of the Clos des Goisses 2009 and Juste Rosé 2007 vintage Champagnes, with tasting notes available exclusively ... Read More

Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018 winners revealed

wines- September 24, 2018 0

See all of the medal winners at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards... Gold medal winners at DAWA 2018 with labels hidden. Credit: Decanter Asia ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: PDOs and the Brexit crisis

wines- September 24, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford analyses the reasons why Britain is trying to back-track on its place-name agreements. How far will UK go on trade barriers after Brexit? ... Read More

Château Prieuré-Lichine: New reviews show a gear shift

wines- September 22, 2018 0

This Margaux estate has really started to punch above its historical position as a fourth growth in the Bordeaux 1855 classification, helped by significant investment ... Read More

Where to buy wine: Decanter Retailer Award winners 2018

wines- September 20, 2018 0

Find out which UK supermarkets, wine merchants and independent retailers won prizes at this year’s Decanter Retailer of the Year Awards... Decanter Retailer of the ... Read More

Bordeaux 2018: How it’s shaping up as harvest begins

wines- September 20, 2018 0

It has been a complicated growing season in Bordeaux in 2018, but many winemakers have been able to banish memories of the devastating 2017 frost ... Read More

From the archive: Australian GSM panel tasting results

wines- September 20, 2018 0

The best wines were terrific, but essentially it was a mixed bag for an evolving style, said our panel of expert tasters after putting around ... Read More

Comment: Saving the heartland of Chilean wine

wines- September 18, 2018 0

How a new generation has been fighting to save some of Chile's oldest vineyards from industrial pine forests and pulp factories. Forest plantations in Chile's ... Read More

Torres opens new Purgatori winery

wines- September 18, 2018 0

Spain's Torres has opened a new winery in DO Costers del Segre to provide a permanent home for its recently launched Purgatori wine. A view ... Read More

UK gin sales and exports exceed £2 billion mark

wines- September 18, 2018 0

Sales of gin in the UK were over £1.6 billion in a year, and combined with exports, was worth more than £2 billion, according to ... Read More

Andrew Jefford: Understanding tension in wine

wines- September 17, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford explores the nature of tension in wine, and its relationship to concepts of energy, precision and focus. Wines lined up at a Decanter-hosted ... Read More

The Decanter interview: Daniel Pi

wines- September 16, 2018 0

Never more comfortable than when breaking the winemaking mould, the Peñaflor veteran is a central figure in the story of Argentina’s wine industry, as Amanda ... Read More

Elin McCoy: ‘What is fine wine, anyway, and what will it be in the future?’

wines- September 15, 2018 0

Elin McCoy explores some of the 'wine world’s unglamorous realities'... On a hot morning in early July, I was deep in discussion at the Fine ... Read More

Maldonado: Discover wines from Uruguay’s coastal region

wines- September 15, 2018 0

The influence of the nearby South Atlantic brings a different accent to the wines of the small but emerging region of Maldonado. Patricio Tapia highlights ... Read More

What is volatile acidity? Ask Decanter

wines- September 14, 2018 0

Why is it in your wine, and is it a bad thing? Does your wine smell of nail varnish? Credit: Nina Assam What is volatile ... Read More

First taste: Seña 2016 vintage released

wines- September 14, 2018 0

This could be the best Seña wine yet, according to Decanter expert Patrico Tapia, who tasted the 2016 vintage to coincide with its release via ... Read More

Jane Anson: The wine maps making waves in Bordeaux

wines- September 13, 2018 0

Our columnist and Bordeaux specialist meets Pierre Le Hong, who is making a name for himself in the region by producing detailed, digital maps of ... Read More

From the archive: Vosne-Romanée 2010 – panel tasting results

wines- September 13, 2018 0

A great vintage and many of these 2010 wines are now in their drinking windows, so we have dived into our archive to bring you ... Read More

First taste: Gosset Grand Blanc de Meunier Champagne

wines- September 12, 2018 0

Gosset has launched its first 100% Pinot Meunier Champagne in the UK, releasing 5,000 bottles, and Decanter expert Michael Edwards was among the first to ... Read More

Médoc Marathon: The race with breaks for wine, steak and ice cream

wines- September 11, 2018 0

What it's like to take part in a marathon where more than 20 'drinks stations' along the route serve classified Bordeaux wines, not to mention ... Read More

Ten of the best restaurants in Santiago, Chile

wines- September 9, 2018 0

Backed by majestic snow-capped mountains, Chile's buzzing capital city offers a huge variety of cuisine and South American wines. See Alistair Cooper MW's top 10 ... Read More