“31 days of German Riesling” comes to Canada this summer!
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“31 days of German Riesling” comes to Canada this summer!

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 30, 2017

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“31 days of German Riesling” comes to Canada this summer!
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“31 days of German Riesling” comes to Canada this summer!

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 30, 2017

They say it takes 30 days to acquire a new habit. So embrace the path to self-improvement with “The 31 Days of German Riesling,” a ...

Moldova gets first ‘wine airport’
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Moldova gets first ‘wine airport’

wines- June 30, 2017

The residents of Moldova have shown their support for the country’s wine industry by voting to rename the capital’s airport, ‘Wines of Moldova Airport’. The ...

Space wine is possible, but far far away
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Space wine is possible, but far far away

wines- June 30, 2017

“Veggie”, NASA's space cultivation department, talks about the feasibility of making wine in space... China's 'space palace', Tiangong-2, has lift-off... Credit: China Manned Space Programme ...

Charles Banks sentenced to four years
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Charles Banks sentenced to four years

wines- June 29, 2017

Ex-Screaming Eagle owner and winery investor Charles Banks has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for wire fraud. Charles Banks has invested strongly ...

Anson: The Place de Bordeaux opens its doors a little wider
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Anson: The Place de Bordeaux opens its doors a little wider

wines- June 29, 2017

The latest international name to be on the Place to Bordeaux... The latest addition to the Place de Bordeaux Credit: Bodega Garzon Facebook The latest ...

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Michael Bond: Top wine quotes from the Monsieur Pamplemousse stories

wines- June 28, 2017

Author Michael Bond, who passed away this week, is best known for creating Paddington Bear. But one of his other characters, Monsieur Pamplemousse, and his ...

Tickets for fourth Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter go on sale
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Tickets for fourth Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter go on sale

wines- June 28, 2017

Decanter announces today (28 June) that it will hold its fourth Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter at the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong on 18 November 2017. An ...

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China takes new steps towards quality wine production, creating an ‘estate wine’ trademark

wines- June 28, 2017

Sixteen wineries in China are set to be granted an ‘estate wine’ trademark, as part of government efforts to establish official quality standards for those ...

Château Soutard owner buys neighbouring Château Petit Faurie de Soutard
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Château Soutard owner buys neighbouring Château Petit Faurie de Soutard

wines- June 27, 2017

The two chateaux are neighbours in St-Émilion... The owners of Château Soutard, pictured, have bought Château Petit Faurie de Soutard. Château Petit Faurie de Soutard sale ...

Schrader sale to Constellation: Why no one should be surprised
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Schrader sale to Constellation: Why no one should be surprised

wines- June 26, 2017

Constellation's deal to buy out cult wine Schrader Cellars fits with an acquisition trend in US wine that is driven by ageing winery owners, good ...

Jefford on Monday: Alsace notebook
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Jefford on Monday: Alsace notebook

wines- June 26, 2017

Andrew Jefford salutes a region facing - and embracing - change. Rangen de Thann grand cru vines in Alsace. Credit: Andrew Jefford After last week’s ...

Hervé Berland to oversee Clos Rougeard and Château Montrose
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Hervé Berland to oversee Clos Rougeard and Château Montrose

wines- June 26, 2017

Following the announcement last week of the Clos Rougeard purchase by Martin and Olivier Bouygues, Decanter.com can confirm that Hervé Berland, CEO of Château Montrose ...

Clos Rougeard sold to French billionaire Bouygues brothers
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Clos Rougeard sold to French billionaire Bouygues brothers

wines- June 23, 2017

Cult estate in the Loire, Clos Rougeard, has been sold to the Bouygues brothers, regulars on the France rich-list and current owners of Château Montrose ...

UK heatwave sends Provence rosé sales soaring
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UK heatwave sends Provence rosé sales soaring

wines- June 23, 2017

Supermarkets and wine merchants have seen a strong increase in rosé sales in the UK during a heatwave that culminated in the hottest day for ...

Anson: So Brexit is happening – what next for the wine trade?
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Anson: So Brexit is happening – what next for the wine trade?

wines- June 22, 2017

Jane Anson reports on a debate at Vinexpo in Bordeaux on the possible Brexit fallout for the wine trade, as UK and European Union officials ...

France is Britons’ favourite country to visit for food – survey
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France is Britons’ favourite country to visit for food – survey

wines- June 22, 2017

And dining options were a key aspect of planning a holiday for around one third of people questioned, according to OpenTable. Auberge la Reine Jeanne, ...

20 Brussels chefs and 50 wine producers showcased at eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival
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20 Brussels chefs and 50 wine producers showcased at eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 21, 2017

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20 Brussels chefs and 50 wine producers showcased at eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival
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20 Brussels chefs and 50 wine producers showcased at eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 21, 2017

From 7 to 10 September this year, Brussels Park will once again serve as the setting for the eat! Brussels, drink! Bordeaux festival. Twenty Brussels ...

Most popular Bordeaux wines in the world’s top restaurants
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Most popular Bordeaux wines in the world’s top restaurants

wines- June 21, 2017

See which Bordeaux wines are most commonly found on menus in 130 of the world's best restaurants, according to research by Wine Lister. Lynch-Bages is ...

Hidden message reveals ancient soldiers’ thirst for wine
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Hidden message reveals ancient soldiers’ thirst for wine

wines- June 20, 2017

Scientists have revealed a hidden message on a fragment of ancient pottery on display in Israel, shedding more light on who was drinking wine 2,500 ...

Invest to beat climate change and eat less meat, winemakers told
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Invest to beat climate change and eat less meat, winemakers told

wines- June 20, 2017

Steak and red wine might be a match made in heaven but winemakers should go easy on the meat, according to Spanish producer Miguel Torres, ...

Bordeaux’s most popular appellations – Wine Lister
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Bordeaux’s most popular appellations – Wine Lister

wines- June 20, 2017

In this guest post, Wine Lister looks at the most searched-for Bordeaux wine appellations. The tower at Château Latour Credit: Benjamin Zingg, Wikipedia Earlier this ...

Wacky wine festival declared fiesta of national tourism interest
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Wacky wine festival declared fiesta of national tourism interest

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 19, 2017

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Wacky wine festival declared fiesta of national tourism interest
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Wacky wine festival declared fiesta of national tourism interest

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 19, 2017

Europe has one of the wackiest wine celebrations. At the end of June, the small village of Haro in the wine-growing La Rioja region of ...

Wine flavoured lollipops – sweet treats for wine lovers?
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Wine flavoured lollipops – sweet treats for wine lovers?

wines- June 19, 2017

US-based sweet company Lollyphile has launched a range of wine-themed lollipops for adults, with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and mimosa flavours to choose from. Have ...

Jefford on Monday: Burgundy notebook
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Jefford on Monday: Burgundy notebook

wines- June 19, 2017

Andrew Jefford hears sighs of relief. Hail storm clouds gather over Burgundy vineyards. Credit: Andrew Jefford Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been travelling ...

See the Left Bank Bordeaux Cup 2017 winners
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See the Left Bank Bordeaux Cup 2017 winners

wines- June 19, 2017

In a historic first, EM Lyon won the Left Bank Bordeaux Cup for a second consecutive year, the first time any university has won this ...

NYC 8 ½ = Wine + French Cuisine
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NYC 8 ½ = Wine + French Cuisine

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 19, 2017

Roughly speaking, there are 16,000-24,000 full-service restaurants, and almost 19,000 counter-service dining options in Manhattan – so it is never difficult to find a place ...

Château de Sancerre has a new owner after Campari sells up
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Château de Sancerre has a new owner after Campari sells up

wines- June 15, 2017

Château de Sancerre in the Loire Valley is to be sold by Gruppo Campari to Loire-based Maison Ackerman for €20.5m, signalling the Italian company’s exit ...