Anson: Vincent Dupuch – Bordeaux Right Bank’s quiet magician

wines- March 22, 2018 0

Jane Anson meets the man with a claim to be Bordeaux's best Right Bank consultant that most people will never have heard of, and leaves ... Read More

Conviviality aims to raise £125m in survival plan

wines- March 22, 2018 0

Under-pressure wine supplier Conviviality has said that it hopes to raise £125 million via an equity placing in order to secure future trading at the ... Read More

Netflix to release Napa-based Wine Country movie

wines- March 21, 2018 0

Streaming service Netflix is to bring out a film called 'Wine Country', set in Napa Valley, which will be the directorial debut from comedian and ... Read More

Robert Haas, Tablas Creek co-founder and wine pioneer, dies in California

wines- March 21, 2018 0

Robert Haas, who co-founded Tablas Creek and pioneered Rhône grape varieties in California after spending decades championing French wines on the American market, has died ... Read More

Comment: ‘Era of billionaire ownership in Burgundy has begun’

wines- March 21, 2018 0

If you’re lucky enough to own your house, when did you buy it? When did the previous owner purchase it? How many owners has it ... Read More

US wine exports fell in 2017 – figures

wines- March 20, 2018 0

The value of US wine exports fell 5.5% to $1.53 billion in 2017, with shipments to the European Union suffering a near-20% revenue slump, according ... Read More

‘Brexit effect’ hit UK Champagne orders in 2017

wines- March 20, 2018 0

Champagne exports to the UK fell by more than 10% in volume in 2017, but the US, Japan and Australia helped to make up the ... Read More

Brexit transition: A bucket list for UK wine lovers

wines- March 20, 2018 0

British wine lovers living in the UK will have more time to try some of the ideas below after the country's government provisionally agreed a ... Read More

French watchdog details ‘massive’ misuse of Rhône and Châteauneuf names

wines- March 19, 2018 0

French anti-fraud officials have said they uncovered millions of bottles-worth of wine wrongly labelled as from popular Rhône appellations, including Châteauneuf-du-Pape, during a 2017 investigation. ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Schist versus Limestone

wines- March 19, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford attends a breakthrough terroir tasting... 'Argilo Calcaire': Limestone and clay soil in St-Chinian.We might, at last, be getting somewhere. Regular readers may recall ... Read More

Tequila: So many choices, so little time

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 18, 2018 0

There is only one country on the planet where you can legitimately make Tequila, and it is Mexico! Unlike vodka, gin, and rum that can ... Read More

Minister for Multiculturalism goes all green to celebrate St. Patrick Day

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 17, 2018 0

Today, people in Canada and around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. One of the most popular Irish traditions, this festival commemorates Saint Patrick, the patron saint ... Read More

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2015 preview

wines- March 16, 2018 0

Michaela Morris gets under the bonnet of this highly anticipated vintage of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. See her tasting notes and scores below...The unique Vigna ... Read More

Aldi wines to buy in 2018 – Easter update

wines- March 16, 2018 0

Decanter's tasting team make recommendations from Aldi's wine range... Aldi wines have gone from strength to strength since the launch of the supermarket’s e-commerce wine ... Read More

Conviviality optimistic on funding talks

wines- March 16, 2018 0

Conviviality, one of the largest wine suppliers in the UK, has said it could pursue an 'equity fundraise' as part of efforts to shore up ... Read More

Tasting notes decoded: Beeswax in your wine?

wines- March 16, 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

What to do if your wine cork breaks or crumbles – ask Decanter

wines- March 15, 2018 0

We’ve all been there – a cork has started to crumble away in your bottle of wine. But what should you do next, and can ... Read More

‘Ace of Spades’ Champagne releases Blanc de Blancs magnum

wines- March 15, 2018 0

Armand de Brignac, or the ‘Aces of Spades’ Champagne, owned by American rapper Jay-Z, has launched a magnum format of its new Blanc de Blancs. ... Read More

Anson: Tasting Cru Artisan du Médoc wines

wines- March 15, 2018 0

Jane Anson explores the merits of the Cru Artisan du Médoc label wines and tastes some of the 2015s... Maxime Saint-Martin is the new president ... Read More

Wine Rack owner Conviviality suspends trading

wines- March 14, 2018 0

One of the largest wine distributors in the UK, Conviviality, has been forced to suspend trading on the London stock exchange after discovering an unexpected ... Read More

Open or closed? Top Restaurants and attractions on St.Maarten and Saint Martin

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 14, 2018 0

The French/Dutch Island of St.Maarten in the Caribbean has been investing to reopen hotels, restaurants, and attractions after they were destroyed last year in the ... Read More

Michelin restaurant Lympstone Manor to plant vineyard in UK

wines- March 13, 2018 0

Michelin-starred restaurant and hotel Lympstone Manor is to plant a vineyard to produce sparkling wine on its estate. Lympstone Manor, Exmouth Lympstone Manor, which only ... Read More

The three Léovilles of Bordeaux: Full profiles and ratings

wines- March 13, 2018 0

They may have their own identities but this unique trio of châteaux that form the magical Léoville estate in Bordeaux also have much in common. ... Read More

Latour tests new approach with Les Forts 2012 release

wines- March 13, 2018 0

Les Forts de Latour 2012 will be released this month, making it the first wine to go on the market that was produced after the ... Read More

EU wine trade body publishes calorie labelling plan

wines- March 13, 2018 0

A trade body representing thousands of European Union winemakers has proposed providing more nutritional information on wines, but health professionals said plans do not go ... Read More

Empire State Building launches exclusive menu for Observatories visitors

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 12, 2018 0

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. announces that popular Mexican eatery Tacombi located in the iconic Empire State Building (ESB) now offers visitors to the landmark ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: “Wind, stone …”

wines- March 12, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford feels the blast in Catalonia’s Empordà. Summer in Empordà. Credit: La Vinyeta Through travel comes understanding.  An open mind, of course, is essential, ... Read More

Prosecco competition: More than Italian fizz

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 11, 2018 0

Just when you think that a wine focused event will require a total emersion into the visual, smell, and taste of the product, I was ... Read More

St. Lucia’s Jade Mountain launches Nick Troubetzkoy’s Imperial Chocolate Stout

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 10, 2018 0

St. Lucia’s award-winning Antillia Brewing Company and world-renowned Jade Mountain Resort are debuting a dark beer that hints at the glitter of the former Russian ... Read More

Ti’Punch Cup: Martinique celebrating the best rum in the world

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 10, 2018 0

Rhum Clément will receive the world’s best bartenders at Habitation Clément in Martinique for the Grand Finale of its global cocktail competition, the Ti’Punch Cup. ... Read More