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5 reasons Honolulu is America’s best small city

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 31, 2017

Beautiful isolation and a profound sense of place meet kinetic hedonism and cultural bounty. Here are the five reasons why Hawaii’s largest city ruled our ...

How to combat ‘Prosecco teeth’ – ask Decanter
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How to combat ‘Prosecco teeth’ – ask Decanter

wines- August 31, 2017

Dentists in the UK have warned of higher cases of ‘Prosecco teeth’, linking tooth decay to the surge in popularity for sparkling wine. Decanter.com gets ...

Sulphite gadget Ullo launches in UK
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Sulphite gadget Ullo launches in UK

wines- August 31, 2017

A gadget which is claimed to be able to filter out sulphites in wine as it is poured has launched in the UK following success ...

Anson: Hidden Provence – The white wines of Cassis
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Anson: Hidden Provence – The white wines of Cassis

wines- August 31, 2017

Jane Anson explores one of the few areas of Provence where white wine still dominates. Hidden Provence: The white wines of Cassis. Credit: José Nicolas ...

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New in Waikiki? Aloha Chic, and some call it Alohilani Resort

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 31, 2017

Hawaii Tourists are now in for “Aloha Chic”.  Waikiki Tourism is in for a transition. The new oceanfront Alohilani Resort at Waikiki Beach is Aloha ...

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Food and chocolate tours explode in popularity as culinary adventurers meander through Swiss Alps

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2017

Alpenwild is seeing an explosion of interest among food travelers willing to splurge on a luxury vacation to get a sense of place through locally ...

Italian wine is up to 3,000 years older than we thought – study
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Italian wine is up to 3,000 years older than we thought – study

wines- August 30, 2017

Analysis of 6,000-year-old storage jars in caves in Sicily has shown Italy's wine history is much more extensive than previously thought. Until last week, it ...

Thieves use Paris catacombs to steal fine wine – report
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Thieves use Paris catacombs to steal fine wine – report

wines- August 30, 2017

Thieves who stole more than 250,000 euros worth of fine wine from a Paris apartment cellar exploited the French capital's vast underground tunnel network, according ...

Parting thoughts: Decanter’s Sarah Kemp shares her wine memories
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Parting thoughts: Decanter’s Sarah Kemp shares her wine memories

wines- August 30, 2017

As Decanter MD Sarah Kemp steps down from the helm after more than 20 years - and more than 30 years with the magazine overall ...

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Food Network Star “Ace of Cakes” added to Hawaii Food & Wine Festival lineup

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2017

tp:The seventh annual Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) has added an ace to its Keiki in the Kitchen® Family Sunday lineup. Ace of Cakes ...

Italy faces ‘one of smallest wine harvests for 60 years’
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Italy faces ‘one of smallest wine harvests for 60 years’

wines- August 29, 2017

Spring frost and an extreme heatwave nicknamed 'Lucifer' are set to leave the world's two largest wine producing countries with their smallest harvest for decades, ...

Cos d’Estournel MD moves to Troplong Mondot
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Cos d’Estournel MD moves to Troplong Mondot

wines- August 29, 2017

The managing director of Cos d'Estournel is to cross from Left Bank to Right Bank in Bordeaux to work with the new owner of Troplong ...

My earliest wine memory – from the sommeliers
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My earliest wine memory – from the sommeliers

wines- August 28, 2017

Do you remember your first sip of wine? What's your earliest memory of wine in your home? Sommeliers share their recollections... My earliest wine memory ...

Jefford: Guerrilla guide to drinking wine – Part four
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Jefford: Guerrilla guide to drinking wine – Part four

wines- August 28, 2017

Andrew Jefford explores 10 rules around drinking wine in the final chapter of his four-part August series ... for absolute beginners. Corkbuzz bar in New ...

Master of wine vs Master sommelier: What’s the difference? – ask Decanter
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Master of wine vs Master sommelier: What’s the difference? – ask Decanter

wines- August 27, 2017

Matt Stamp MS speaks to Gerard Basset MW MS OBE, one of the very few people in the world to hold both master sommelier and ...

Decadent snacks with wine
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Decadent snacks with wine

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 26, 2017

The global market for snacks is expected to reach $138.2 billion by 2020 as a result of a frantic and frenetic lifestyle where consumers are ...

Wine with a view: Enjoy the Heidelberg region with a glass of house-made wine at Best Western Plus Palatin Hotel Wiesloch
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Wine with a view: Enjoy the Heidelberg region with a glass of house-made wine at Best Western Plus Palatin Hotel Wiesloch

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 25, 2017

The Best Western Plus Palatin Hotel is a 4-star hotel with boarding house and annexed convention center at the heart of the wine-growing town of ...

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Ten exciting dry and off-dry German Riesling wines

wines- August 25, 2017

'Roll back the sugar and it’s like the tide going out', says Margaret Rand, who investigates the changing landscape of dry and off-dry German Riesling ...

Chinese wine lovers snub screwcap, for now – survey
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Chinese wine lovers snub screwcap, for now – survey

wines- August 25, 2017

Research has found that natural cork is still the preferred wine closure in China, US and Germany, but the study's authors believe this perception 'will ...

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Bank holiday weekend: 10 Prosecco and rosé wines under £15

wines- August 24, 2017

Make sure you soak up the August bank holiday weekend with a glass of something delicious in hand. See our selection of 10 Prosecco and ...

Anson: Château owners dominate new French rich list
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Anson: Château owners dominate new French rich list

wines- August 24, 2017

Owning a château is still a prerequisite for joining French high society, it seems. Here are the richest French winery owners on the latest France ...

New Zealand wine tourism soars – figures
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New Zealand wine tourism soars – figures

wines- August 24, 2017

Wine tourism in New Zealand has grown strongly and one in four visitors now goes to a vineyard or winery during their visit, shows data. ...

French seaside town gets oyster vending machine
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French seaside town gets oyster vending machine

wines- August 23, 2017

Visitors to French seaside resort of Ars-en-Ré can now satisfy their cravings for shellfish 24/7 thanks to a vending machine that dishes up oysters. World's ...

eTN Bhutan Tourism Summit concluded with a full house in New York
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eTN Bhutan Tourism Summit concluded with a full house in New York

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 23, 2017

Plenty of great Bhutanese food and wine attracting more than 100 travel agents, tour operators, and journalists set the scene tonight for a full house ...

Young winemakers needed: UK college highlights ‘shortage’
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Young winemakers needed: UK college highlights ‘shortage’

wines- August 22, 2017

Plumpton College has called for more UK school leavers to consider careers in wine after highlighting a shortage of younger recruits on its courses. Vineyards ...

Meet China’s first Master Sommelier as three contenders make grade
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Meet China’s first Master Sommelier as three contenders make grade

wines- August 22, 2017

Three more hopefuls have made it through the notoriously difficult Master Sommelier exams, including the first Chinese expert to earn the famous lapel pin. LU ...

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Winner of Seychelles Tourism Board Facebook photo contest earns Paris trip

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 21, 2017

Jose Uranie is the winner of the ‘Best of Creole Cuisine’ Facebook photography competition organized by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB). Mr. Uranie has won ...

Jefford: The guerrilla guide to wine places
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Jefford: The guerrilla guide to wine places

wines- August 21, 2017

Andrew Jefford’s four-part special August wine series ... for absolute beginners.   Andrew Jefford disseminates nonconformist literature in this four-part series. Credit: Andrew Jefford Guerrilla ...

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Airlines are cutting down, except Qatar Airways is introducing pre-select dining

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 20, 2017

Qatar Airways is rolling out a bespoke service for its premium class passengers, giving them even more choice and freedom to create a personalised dining ...

Bordeaux wines meet up @ Bagatelle in Manhattan
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Bordeaux wines meet up @ Bagatelle in Manhattan

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 19, 2017

For those who need to be seen, the go-to French Mediterranean restaurant in the Meatpacking district of Manhattan is Bagatelle. Gentlemen take note: The name ...