What’s hot in Adelaide Hills: New styles and wines to try
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What’s hot in Adelaide Hills: New styles and wines to try

wines- September 30, 2018

How changing conditions are allowing producers to develop fresh styles and character in this idyllic corner of South Australia. Vineyards in Summertown, Adelaide Hills. Credit: ...

From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri
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From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 29, 2018

Whiskey and Wine - Michael Tompsett, Artist After discovering some of the best wines on the planet in St. Charles, Missouri, enjoying the fine dining, ...

From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri
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From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 29, 2018

After discovering some of the best wines on the planet in St. Charles, Missouri, enjoying the fine dining, gaming and entertainment options at the Ameristar ...

Top Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon: Panel tasting results
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Top Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon: Panel tasting results

wines- September 29, 2018

Thirty-five wines were 'highly recommended' by our expert panel following this blind tasting. See the full report, and tasting notes for all wines, below. Vineyards ...

Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2018: Ten wines to look out for
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Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2018: Ten wines to look out for

wines- September 28, 2018

The 34th Cape Winemakers Guild Auction takes place on Saturday 29 September 2018. Following a preview tasting of the wines in Berry Bros & Rudd's ...

Rioja renegades: 10 producers writing their own rules
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Rioja renegades: 10 producers writing their own rules

wines- September 28, 2018

In this sneak preview of the latest Decanter magazine issue, Sarah Jane Evans MW selects the 10 most influential free spirits of Rioja... López de ...

Château la Tour de By: Classic claret for the dinner table
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Château la Tour de By: Classic claret for the dinner table

wines- September 27, 2018

A tasting of Tour de By vintages stretching from 2000 to 2017 reveals a classic Bordeaux wine that can more than hold its own on ...

Nyetimber launches top-level English sparkling wines to rival best of Champagne
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Nyetimber launches top-level English sparkling wines to rival best of Champagne

wines- September 26, 2018

English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber has announced a new range named ‘1086’, which will only be produced in certain vintages and will be priced at ...

Somm 3 film review: How it compares to the first two
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Somm 3 film review: How it compares to the first two

wines- September 24, 2018

The third instalment of the Somm film series looks at some of the people who have played a major role in shaping the wine industry ...

First taste: Clos des Goisses 2009 new release
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First taste: Clos des Goisses 2009 new release

wines- September 24, 2018

Simon Field MW reports from an preview tasting of the Clos des Goisses 2009 and Juste Rosé 2007 vintage Champagnes, with tasting notes available exclusively ...

Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018 winners revealed
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Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018 winners revealed

wines- September 24, 2018

See all of the medal winners at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards... Gold medal winners at DAWA 2018 with labels hidden. Credit: Decanter Asia ...

Jefford on Monday: PDOs and the Brexit crisis
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Jefford on Monday: PDOs and the Brexit crisis

wines- September 24, 2018

Andrew Jefford analyses the reasons why Britain is trying to back-track on its place-name agreements. How far will UK go on trade barriers after Brexit? ...

Château Prieuré-Lichine: New reviews show a gear shift
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Château Prieuré-Lichine: New reviews show a gear shift

wines- September 22, 2018

This Margaux estate has really started to punch above its historical position as a fourth growth in the Bordeaux 1855 classification, helped by significant investment ...

Where to buy wine: Decanter Retailer Award winners 2018
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Where to buy wine: Decanter Retailer Award winners 2018

wines- September 20, 2018

Find out which UK supermarkets, wine merchants and independent retailers won prizes at this year’s Decanter Retailer of the Year Awards... Decanter Retailer of the ...

Bordeaux 2018: How it’s shaping up as harvest begins
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Bordeaux 2018: How it’s shaping up as harvest begins

wines- September 20, 2018

It has been a complicated growing season in Bordeaux in 2018, but many winemakers have been able to banish memories of the devastating 2017 frost ...

From the archive: Australian GSM panel tasting results
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From the archive: Australian GSM panel tasting results

wines- September 20, 2018

The best wines were terrific, but essentially it was a mixed bag for an evolving style, said our panel of expert tasters after putting around ...

Comment: Saving the heartland of Chilean wine
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Comment: Saving the heartland of Chilean wine

wines- September 18, 2018

How a new generation has been fighting to save some of Chile's oldest vineyards from industrial pine forests and pulp factories. Forest plantations in Chile's ...

Torres opens new Purgatori winery
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Torres opens new Purgatori winery

wines- September 18, 2018

Spain's Torres has opened a new winery in DO Costers del Segre to provide a permanent home for its recently launched Purgatori wine. A view ...

UK gin sales and exports exceed £2 billion mark
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UK gin sales and exports exceed £2 billion mark

wines- September 18, 2018

Sales of gin in the UK were over £1.6 billion in a year, and combined with exports, was worth more than £2 billion, according to ...

Hard Rock Cafe to open at DXB
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Hard Rock Cafe to open at DXB

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 18, 2018

Dubai Airports has finalised an agreement with Hard Rock International and their regional franchise partners that will see the former launch its first Hard Rock ...

Andrew Jefford: Understanding tension in wine
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Andrew Jefford: Understanding tension in wine

wines- September 17, 2018

Andrew Jefford explores the nature of tension in wine, and its relationship to concepts of energy, precision and focus. Wines lined up at a Decanter-hosted ...

The Decanter interview: Daniel Pi
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The Decanter interview: Daniel Pi

wines- September 16, 2018

Never more comfortable than when breaking the winemaking mould, the Peñaflor veteran is a central figure in the story of Argentina’s wine industry, as Amanda ...

Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style
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Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 15, 2018

Rothschild Ritz Is there anyone on the planet who does not want a chilled glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne waiting for them at the ...

Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style
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Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 15, 2018

Is there anyone on the planet who does not want a chilled glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne waiting for them at the end of ...

Elin McCoy: ‘What is fine wine, anyway, and what will it be in the future?’
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Elin McCoy: ‘What is fine wine, anyway, and what will it be in the future?’

wines- September 15, 2018

Elin McCoy explores some of the 'wine world’s unglamorous realities'... On a hot morning in early July, I was deep in discussion at the Fine ...

Maldonado: Discover wines from Uruguay’s coastal region
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Maldonado: Discover wines from Uruguay’s coastal region

wines- September 15, 2018

The influence of the nearby South Atlantic brings a different accent to the wines of the small but emerging region of Maldonado. Patricio Tapia highlights ...

What is volatile acidity? Ask Decanter
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What is volatile acidity? Ask Decanter

wines- September 14, 2018

Why is it in your wine, and is it a bad thing? Does your wine smell of nail varnish? Credit: Nina Assam What is volatile ...

First taste: Seña 2016 vintage released
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First taste: Seña 2016 vintage released

wines- September 14, 2018

This could be the best Seña wine yet, according to Decanter expert Patrico Tapia, who tasted the 2016 vintage to coincide with its release via ...

Jane Anson: The wine maps making waves in Bordeaux
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Jane Anson: The wine maps making waves in Bordeaux

wines- September 13, 2018

Our columnist and Bordeaux specialist meets Pierre Le Hong, who is making a name for himself in the region by producing detailed, digital maps of ...

From the archive: Vosne-Romanée 2010 – panel tasting results
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From the archive: Vosne-Romanée 2010 – panel tasting results

wines- September 13, 2018

A great vintage and many of these 2010 wines are now in their drinking windows, so we have dived into our archive to bring you ...