Category: news

Vasse Felix buys Watershed vineyard to increase Chardonnay production

wines- July 2, 2018 0

Margaret River’s Vasse Felix winery is set to acquire the Watershed vineyard, in a bid to increase its Chardonnay production by as much as 30 ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: The Chablis difference

wines- July 2, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford wonders how ‘Burgundian’ Chablis is. Chablis occupied around 500 ha in the 1960s; now it has grown more than tenfold, to 5,600 ha.  ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: The Chablis difference

wines- July 2, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford wonders how ‘Burgundian’ Chablis is. Chablis occupied around 500 ha in the 1960s; now it has grown more than tenfold, to 5,600 ha.  ... Read More

Top restaurants and wine bars in Bologna

wines- July 1, 2018 0

Known as Italy’s foodie capital — as well as the home of Bolognese sauce —Bologna has sprawling food markets and a lively local wine scene ... Read More

Top restaurants and wine bars in Bologna

wines- July 1, 2018 0

Known as Italy’s foodie capital — as well as the home of Bolognese sauce —Bologna has sprawling food markets and a lively local wine scene ... Read More

Top Greek red wines: Panel tasting results

wines- June 30, 2018 0

Greece is producing a diverse range of accessible reds, often using indigenous grape varieties and with a more restrained approach to oak. Read this report ... Read More

Top Greek red wines: Panel tasting results

wines- June 30, 2018 0

Greece is producing a diverse range of accessible reds, often using indigenous grape varieties and with a more restrained approach to oak. Read this report ... Read More

Tasting notes decoded: Cola in your wine?

wines- June 29, 2018 0

Get to grips with the some of the more obscure tasting notes used by wine experts, with graphics from Decanter's design team. This week we ... Read More

Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey opens Sauternes vineyard retreat

wines- June 29, 2018 0

In the year of its 400th anniversary, Sauternes first growth Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey has opened a lavish hotel and restaurant at its newly re-furbished estate. Get ... Read More

Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey opens Sauternes vineyard retreat

wines- June 29, 2018 0

In the year of its 400th anniversary, Sauternes first growth Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey has opened a lavish hotel and restaurant at its newly re-furbished estate. Get ... Read More

Police seize Bordeaux châteaux owned by Chinese firm

wines- June 29, 2018 0

French fraud police have frozen ownership of 10 Bordeaux châteaux believed to be connected to the same Chinese investor as part of an ongoing investigation. ... Read More

Police seize Bordeaux châteaux owned by Chinese firm

wines- June 29, 2018 0

French fraud police have frozen ownership of 10 Bordeaux châteaux believed to be connected to the same Chinese investor as part of an ongoing investigation. ... Read More

Cava maker Codorníu Raventós close to takeover deal with Carlyle Group

wines- June 29, 2018 0

Codorníu Raventós has said it is in exclusive talks to sell control of its business to a European division of the Carlyle Group, the US-based ... Read More

Cava maker Codorníu Raventós close to takeover deal with Carlyle Group

wines- June 29, 2018 0

Codorníu Raventós has said it is in exclusive talks to sell control of its business to a European division of the Carlyle Group, the US-based ... Read More

Decanter returns to Shanghai for its fifth Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter

wines- June 28, 2018 0

Decanter announces today (28 June) that it will return to the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong on 17 November 2018 with some of the world’s best wines ... Read More

Decanter returns to Shanghai for its fifth Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter

wines- June 28, 2018 0

Decanter announces today (28 June) that it will return to the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong on 17 November 2018 with some of the world’s best wines ... Read More

French rosé beyond Provence: Panel tasting results

wines- June 28, 2018 0

Branch out from Provence this summer and try some of the great rosé wines being produced in other French regions. Below is a full report ... Read More

French rosé beyond Provence: Panel tasting results

wines- June 28, 2018 0

Branch out from Provence this summer and try some of the great rosé wines being produced in other French regions. Below is a full report ... Read More

Anson: Bordeaux en primeur re-imagined

wines- June 28, 2018 0

Jane Anson considers an alternative future for Bordeaux en primeur, following a disappointing 2017 vintage campaign for many merchants. Thousands of tasters descend on Bordeaux ... Read More

Anson: Bordeaux en primeur re-imagined

wines- June 28, 2018 0

Jane Anson considers an alternative future for Bordeaux en primeur, following a disappointing 2017 vintage campaign for many merchants. Thousands of tasters descend on Bordeaux ... Read More

When is a Carruades not a Lafite? Ask Decanter

wines- June 26, 2018 0

This curiously geeky and arcane question was posed at a magnificent and memorable dinner at the Pauillac First Growth held earlier this month to celebrate the ... Read More

When is a Carruades not a Lafite? Ask Decanter

wines- June 26, 2018 0

This curiously geeky and arcane question was posed at a magnificent and memorable dinner at the Pauillac First Growth held earlier this month to celebrate the ... Read More

‘Last bottles’ from Henri Jayer cellar sold for $35 million – auction house

wines- June 26, 2018 0

Strong competition from bidders around the world saw the Geneva auction achieve more than double its pre-sale estimate, according to organiser Baghera Wines. Michael Ganne, ... Read More

‘Last bottles’ from Henri Jayer cellar sold for $35 million – auction house

wines- June 26, 2018 0

Strong competition from bidders around the world saw the Geneva auction achieve more than double its pre-sale estimate, according to organiser Baghera Wines. Michael Ganne, ... Read More

New London wine bar to focus on female winemakers

wines- June 26, 2018 0

The owner of ‘Lady of the Grapes’, a new wine bar to open in London next month, plans to showcase wines predominantly made by female ... Read More

New London wine bar to focus on female winemakers

wines- June 26, 2018 0

The owner of ‘Lady of the Grapes’, a new wine bar to open in London next month, plans to showcase wines predominantly made by female ... Read More

Tua Rita: Redigaffi vertical & new release Keir

wines- June 26, 2018 0

Susan Hulme MW tastes five vintages of Redigaffi, plus the new amphora-fermented Syrah... Tua Rita: History Tua Rita started life modestly when, in 1984, Rita ... Read More

Tua Rita: Redigaffi vertical & new release Keir

wines- June 26, 2018 0

Susan Hulme MW tastes five vintages of Redigaffi, plus the new amphora-fermented Syrah... Tua Rita: History Tua Rita started life modestly when, in 1984, Rita ... Read More

Signorello Estate opens new tasting room after fire

wines- June 25, 2018 0

Signorello Estate plans to open a temporary tasting room to continue to welcome tourists, while major rebuilding plans get underway after its winery building was ... Read More

Signorello Estate opens new tasting room after fire

wines- June 25, 2018 0

Signorello Estate plans to open a temporary tasting room to continue to welcome tourists, while major rebuilding plans get underway after its winery building was ... Read More