Category: news

Anson: How Nicolas Jaboulet started again in the Rhône

wines- September 6, 2018 0

Jane Anson speaks exclusively to Nicolas Jaboulet about how he started afresh in the region with so much history for his family, with tasting notes ... Read More

Catena Zapata to sell top wines via Place de Bordeaux

wines- September 5, 2018 0

Bodega Catena Zapata in Argentina has said that two of its top wines will be represented across Europe and Asia by 10 Bordeaux merchant houses, ... Read More

Time to try South American sparkling wine

wines- September 5, 2018 0

The sparkling wine scene in South America is currently booming. Alejandro Iglesias finds out what’s driving it and recommends bottles from the leading names in ... Read More

Zoilo restaurant: A taste of Argentina in London – Review

wines- September 5, 2018 0

Steak that melts in the mouth and an all-Argentinian wine list; Julie Sheppard gives her verdict on Zoilo in Marylebone. For lovers of steak, wine ... Read More

Chilean Sauvignon Blanc panel tasting – ‘Tread carefully’

wines- September 4, 2018 0

Chile's Sauvignon Blanc producers had a tough time in the 2017 vintage and it showed in this tasting, said our experts. Yet 10 wines from ... Read More

‘Ideal’ conditions for English wine as 2018 harvest begins

wines- September 4, 2018 0

Harvest is underway at English wineries, as winemakers praise the conditions for the 2018 vintage following a summer heatwave... Harvesting at Bidden Vineyard, in Kent. ... Read More

Barolo winemaker Giuseppe Rinaldi dies

wines- September 4, 2018 0

Giuseppe Rinaldi - known simply as 'Beppe' Rinaldi to many in Piedmont - was one of the most respected Barolo producers of his generation, as ... Read More

Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018 judging week begins

wines- September 4, 2018 0

Over 50 wine professionals from across Asia have gathered in Hong Kong to begin judging the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards. This morning (4 September) ... Read More

From the archive: Barolo 2009 panel tasting results

wines- September 3, 2018 0

Following on from the recently re-published Barolo 2010 panel tasting, we have delved deeper into our archive to bring Premium subscribers the Barolo 2009 results ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: The cooper’s tale

wines- September 3, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford visits Tonnellerie Cadus in Burgundy. No easy task: Barrel making at the Cadus cooperage in Ladoix-Serrigny. Credit: Andrew Jefford Alongside their alcohol content, ... Read More

Treating Malbec ‘like Pinot Noir’: The new terroir approach

wines- September 2, 2018 0

How good can it be? Argentina’s top winemakers are pushing the country’s headline grape to its limits in their quest to achieve the best possible ... Read More

Top South American Cabernet Franc wines: Panel tasting results

wines- August 31, 2018 0

Things are looking bright for South American Cabernet Franc, according to this report on 44 wines tasted by our three-strong expert panel. Published in Decanter's ... Read More

Meet the 10 new Masters of Wine

wines- August 31, 2018 0

Ten more hopefuls have gained entry to the exclusive club of experts, meaning there are now 380 Masters of Wine worldwide. Keith Jackson / Alamy ... Read More

New d’Arenberg wines: Latest releases and cellar surprises

wines- August 31, 2018 0

Tina Gellie reports on a catch-up with one of Australian wine's true characters, Chester Osborn, and tastes through some of the latest releases from his ... Read More

Prosecco harvest begins as Italy expects resurgence in 2018

wines- August 31, 2018 0

Prosecco DOC producers have said they are very optimistic about quality as Italy looks set to match France with a substantially bigger wine harvest in ... Read More

Historic ‘German’ Riesling from 1811 uncorked

wines- August 30, 2018 0

Riesling has an extraordinary capacity to age, but how far can you push the best wines? Anne Krebiehl MW tastes a top vintage of the ... Read More

Amazon Alexa ups food and wine pairing skills

wines- August 29, 2018 0

A recently launched app via Amazon Echo has sought to increase the wine and food pairing ability of Alexa, the company’s virtual personal assistant service. ... Read More

English and Welsh whisky trail launched

wines- August 28, 2018 0

A new Welsh and English whisky trail has been launched to recognise the resurgence in distilling south of the Scottish border. Casks of whisky maturing ... Read More

Andrew Jefford: Wine and the world

wines- August 27, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford considers the place of wine, and the options for wine lovers, in an increasingly turbulent world. A map of commercial shipping routes constructed ... Read More

Wine Legend: Marqués de Murrieta, Castillo Ygay White Gran Reserva Especial 1946

wines- August 27, 2018 0

We’ve chosen the 1946 vintage specifically, but this white Rioja as a whole is worthy of its place in our hall of fame. Here’s why… ... Read More

Which are the most Instagrammed drinks this summer?

wines- August 23, 2018 0

Celebrity Cruises commissioned a report to discover which drinks were shared the most on Instagram this summer... Which drinks are the most shared on Instagram? ... Read More

Top Wine Society wines to buy

wines- August 23, 2018 0

A recent tasting of the Wine Society's new releases turned up a few gems. Here are some of our favourites... Decanter’s Tina Gellie and James ... Read More

Historic Château Masburel sold to UK buyer

wines- August 23, 2018 0

Château Masburel, a Bergerac estate that has links to the court of Louis XV and has been making wine since before the French Revolution, has ... Read More

From the archive: Chambolle-Musigny 2014 panel tasting results

wines- August 22, 2018 0

Our experts recommend this approachable vintage, and are especially impressed by the quality of some of the village wines...Originally published in Decanter magazine's November 2016 ... Read More

Demand grows for top California wines – figures

wines- August 21, 2018 0

California's rapid rise on the fine wine investment scene has continued in 2018, backed by a run of good vintages, according to fresh figures from ... Read More

Champagne and Alsace follow Germany with early 2018 harvest

wines- August 21, 2018 0

Warm, sunny weather throughout June and July has prompted early harvests in northern Europe with Champagne and Alsace the latest to get underway this week. ... Read More

Andrew Jefford: Horizontal and vertical

wines- August 20, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford throws a proverbial bone to horizontal wine tasting, which he feels is underrated in today's world of writing and criticism. Horizontal wine tasting ... Read More

Bordeaux: The next generation

wines- August 19, 2018 0

A new wave of young winemakers, scientists, négociants and château owners is helping to shape the future of Bordeaux. Elin McCoy introduces four of the ... Read More

From the archive: Barolo 2010 panel tasting results

wines- August 17, 2018 0

The Barolo 2010 vintage is a keeper, and there's still time for the canny buyer to stock up. See our in-depth report below...Originally published in ... Read More