Large Beaujolais estate sold after three centuries in same family
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Large Beaujolais estate sold after three centuries in same family

wines- September 29, 2017

Château de la Chaize, one of the largest wine estates in Beaujolais, is changing hands after three-and-a-half centuries of being owned by the same family. ...

Popping cork sound ‘makes wine taste better’ – experiment
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Popping cork sound ‘makes wine taste better’ – experiment

wines- September 28, 2017

People who drink wine after hearing the sound of a cork popping are likely to think it tastes better, suggests a small study conducted by ...

Anson: Inside Lafite’s Chinese wine project – Exclusive
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Anson: Inside Lafite’s Chinese wine project – Exclusive

wines- September 28, 2017

The parent company of Château Lafite Rothschild opens up to Jane Anson about its 10-year vineyard project in China and reveals plans to release its ...

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Al Ahsa InterContinental receives HACCP Certification

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 28, 2017

Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, 26 September 2017. Placing at the top of its business operation the commitment of offering its guests a safe and healthy ...

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Al Ahsa InterContinental receives HACCP Certification

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 28, 2017

Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, 26 September 2017. Placing at the top of its business operation the commitment of offering its guests a safe and healthy ...

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Munich celebrates Oktoberfest: Even the Terminator was there

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 28, 2017

Dirndl – or no dirndl – that is the question. For locals, it is a must, and for tourists arriving at the Munich Main Railway ...

Munich celebrates Oktoberfest: Even the Terminator was there
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Munich celebrates Oktoberfest: Even the Terminator was there

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 28, 2017

Dirndl – or no dirndl – that is the question. For locals, it is a must, and for tourists arriving at the Munich Main Railway ...

Masseto 2014 success hailed by Bordeaux traders
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Masseto 2014 success hailed by Bordeaux traders

wines- September 27, 2017

Newly released Masseto 2014 has sold well in early trading and provided the Place de Bordeaux with an opportunity to assert its credentials. Masseto has ...

Book Review: Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker
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Book Review: Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker

wines- September 27, 2017

Bianca Bosker’s Cork Dork is a high-octane account of her year in the New York wine scene, from slaving as a cellar rat to training ...

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Win two Spain & Portugal Fine Wine Encounter 2018 tickets!

wines- September 27, 2017

Find out how you could be in with a chance of winning tickets worth £110... Attending the 2017 Decanter Fine Wine Encounter? Take part in ...

Château Fonroque sold to insurance group owner
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Château Fonroque sold to insurance group owner

wines- September 27, 2017

St-Emilion Grand Cru Classé estate Château Fonroque has been sold to the family behind a French insurance group, in the latest of several winery deals ...

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Gallery: Vineyard animals – Unlikely helpers

wines- September 26, 2017

As growing numbers of wineries around the world consider the merits of organic and biodynamic principles, many are deploying vineyard animals to help fight weeds ...

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Four Points Best Brews trail makes its stop in Nairobi

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 25, 2017

Four Points by Sheraton, a booming Marriott International hotel brand known for its love of beer, embarked on the Nairobi leg of it’s global trip ...

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Hong Kong’s largest wine & dine festival is back in October

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 25, 2017

The 9th annual CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) and title-sponsored by China Construction Bank ...

New Cru Bourgeois classification on-track for 2020
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New Cru Bourgeois classification on-track for 2020

wines- September 25, 2017

Bordeaux's Cru Bourgeois classification is on-course to bring back a three-tier quality ranking in 2020, as officials say they are confident of avoiding a legal ...

California’s Jordan Winery ‘re-writes’ Ed Sheeran song
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California’s Jordan Winery ‘re-writes’ Ed Sheeran song

wines- September 25, 2017

Jordan Winery in Sonoma County has rewritten the lyrics to pop song ‘Shape of You’ by singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, to make it about Cabernet Sauvignon ...

Jefford on Monday: The advent of AdVini
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Jefford on Monday: The advent of AdVini

wines- September 25, 2017

Andrew Jefford talks to Brigitte Jeanjean about the rise of France’s fourth largest wine group, and tastes its Languedoc wines. Brigitte Jeanjean, one of the ...

Has a heatwave dented the California 2017 harvest?
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Has a heatwave dented the California 2017 harvest?

wines- September 23, 2017

Harvest is well underway in Napa Valley, California, but three days back in early September may prove the defining moment for the vintage, when temperatures ...

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Results of new California wine tourism survey released

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 21, 2017

Results of a new online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults who recently visited California wine country were released today, offering insights to wineries ...

Gallery: Best wine photos at Louis Roederer Awards 2017
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Gallery: Best wine photos at Louis Roederer Awards 2017

wines- September 21, 2017

See the short-listed shots, and the winner, from the 'artistry of wine' category at this year's Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards. Award-winning wine photography ...

Surprise winners at DAWA 2017
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Surprise winners at DAWA 2017

wines- September 21, 2017

See surprise winners from the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017, from China to Uruguay. South Africa Platinum Best in Category – Best South African Red ...

Anson: A new Super Tuscan counter culture
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Anson: A new Super Tuscan counter culture

wines- September 21, 2017

The ground is shifting in Italian wine, says Jane Anson, who predicts the rise of new rebels focused on indigenous varieties and asks what this ...

Wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan loses final appeal
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Wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan loses final appeal

wines- September 21, 2017

Notorious wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, nicknamed 'Dr Conti' for his prolific production of fake DRC wines, has lost what looks set to be a final ...

Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017 winners revealed
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Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017 winners revealed

wines- September 20, 2017

See all the winners of this year's Decanter Asia Wine Awards, including strong performances from Australia, New Zealand, France and several other wine producing countries, ...

DAWA 2017: Chinese Marselan wine scoops top award
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DAWA 2017: Chinese Marselan wine scoops top award

wines- September 20, 2017

A red wine made from a French variety tipped as China’s potential ‘signature grape’ has won the highest award at the 2017 Decanter Asia Wine ...

Burgundy 2017: When Côte d’Or prayers were answered?
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Burgundy 2017: When Côte d’Or prayers were answered?

wines- September 20, 2017

It's been a rollercoaster, but 2017 could be the biggest overall crop since 2009. Can quantity combine with quality? William Kelley gives his initial view ...

Treasure islands: Five wine regions to visit
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Treasure islands: Five wine regions to visit

wines- September 20, 2017

These island wine regions across the Mediterranean and Canaries should still be warm heading into October. Here's five ideas on where to go, plus some ...

Lost wine grape ‘Tardif’ may protect against climate change
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Lost wine grape ‘Tardif’ may protect against climate change

wines- September 19, 2017

A 'long lost' wine grape has been listed on the official French register amid claims that it could help winemakers to withstand the effects of ...

Jefford on Monday: Forward in doubt
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Jefford on Monday: Forward in doubt

wines- September 18, 2017

Andrew Jefford joins Gaia Gaja plus dog on a tour of the company’s vineyards – and discovers the Gaja way of thinking en route. Gaia ...

Italian sparkling wines piques interest of recording artist Tay Bell
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Italian sparkling wines piques interest of recording artist Tay Bell

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 16, 2017

When Sarah McGovern, the Brand Manager for Guarachi Wine Partners, suggested I write a wine review of their newly acquired Cuvee Deor: The Gold Collection, ...