Expert’s Choice: White Châteauneuf-du-Pape
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Expert’s Choice: White Châteauneuf-du-Pape

wines- January 7, 2019

Say the name and people’s first thought is of this southern Rhône region’s famed reds. But the quality and stature of Châteauneuf blanc can be ...

A wine lover’s guide to Sardinia
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A wine lover’s guide to Sardinia

wines- January 5, 2019

Michaela Morris picks some of the best places to eat and drink as you explore the island... Bay at Capo Galera Credit: Arco Images GmbH ...

Prosecco: Discovering the drier side
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Prosecco: Discovering the drier side

wines- January 5, 2019

In search of greater terroir expression, Prosecco’s finest wines are becoming increasingly dry. Richard Baudains explores the reasons why, and picks his top 10 to ...

Beyond Claret: 30 great alternatives to snap up
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Beyond Claret: 30 great alternatives to snap up

wines- January 4, 2019

Winemakers the world over hold up the red wines of Bordeaux as the benchmark for quality and style. But where to start? Andy Howard MW ...

Anson: Tasting Château Branaire-Ducru
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Anson: Tasting Château Branaire-Ducru

wines- January 3, 2019

'The epitome of the graceful, elegant wines that make this appellation so well loved,' says Jane Anson... Château Branaire Ducru, St Julien Anson: Tasting Château ...

Top winery hotels near Florence
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Top winery hotels near Florence

wines- January 3, 2019

You don’t need to trek down endless gravel roads to get a taste of Chianti’s finest rooms. Helen Farrell discovers fabulous winery accommodation within a ...

UK sparkling wine sales hit record high in 2018
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UK sparkling wine sales hit record high in 2018

wines- January 3, 2019

UK sales of Champagne and sparkling wine hit a record high of almost £2.2bn in 2018, thanks in part to surging demand for the French ...

Top Vienna restaurants and wine bars
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Top Vienna restaurants and wine bars

wines- January 2, 2019

For lovers of contemporary art, opera, theatre, coffee, sweet pastries and, of course, great food and local wine, the Austrian capital has it all, says ...

Decanter’s guide to anniversary buys 2019
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Decanter’s guide to anniversary buys 2019

wines- January 2, 2019

In search of that special bottle to mark a celebration in 2019? Look no further, as Anthony Rose offers advice on which wines and vintages ...

Great wineries to visit in 2019: Travel inspiration
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Great wineries to visit in 2019: Travel inspiration

wines- January 1, 2019

Thinking of planning a trip to somewhere with great wine in 2019? Here is a small selection of wineries - including winery restaurants and hotels ...

Decanter Best Buy wines for under £15 / $20 – 2018
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Decanter Best Buy wines for under £15 / $20 – 2018

wines- January 1, 2019

In 2018 members of the Decanter team tasted a huge range of wines to suit all budgets. Here we present our tried-and-tested selection of great ...

Jefford on Monday: The Past, The Future, Four Themes, Four Wines
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Jefford on Monday: The Past, The Future, Four Themes, Four Wines

wines- December 31, 2018

Andrew Jefford looks back on the old year and forward to the new... Wines to go with key 'themes' of 2018 Credit: JManuel Murillo / ...

Hugh Johnson: ‘Sheer curiosity drives me to taste every English bubbly I come across’
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Hugh Johnson: ‘Sheer curiosity drives me to taste every English bubbly I come across’

wines- December 30, 2018

A self-confessed 'Champagne addict' - but is Hugh Johnson's loyalty wobbling? I stood in the vines pinching myself, one hour west of London, counting the ...

Steven Spurrier’s wines of the month
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Steven Spurrier’s wines of the month

wines- December 30, 2018

Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor hand-picked fine wines for drinking now and for the cellar, based on tastings that he has attended recently.

Wine and graffiti trail launched in Valparaiso
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Wine and graffiti trail launched in Valparaiso

wines- December 29, 2018

A unique tourism trail through the city of Valparaiso launched with Wines of Chile in November links wine and street art… The San Pedro mural ...

Jefford: Are you a label drinker?
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Jefford: Are you a label drinker?

wines- December 28, 2018

Is social media turning us all into 'label drinkers'? Are we turning into 'label drinkers'? Credit: Cath Lowe/ Decanter Hands up, label drinkers… I don’t ...

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina
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The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 28, 2018

Faithful to the origins and, according to tradition from the will of St. Francis to revive in a natural setting the birth of Bethlehem with ...

Michaela Morris’ top fine wines of 2018
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Michaela Morris’ top fine wines of 2018

wines- December 27, 2018

See which wines Italian expert Michaela Morris has rated the highest during her tastings for Decanter in 2018... Michaela has tasted over 350 wines this ...

Best Champagnes of 2018 tasted by our experts
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Best Champagnes of 2018 tasted by our experts

wines- December 27, 2018

There's a small event coming up known as New Year's Eve, which looks like a perfect opportunity to drink one of the top-rated Champagnes tasted ...

Winemaking disasters: When wine goes wrong…
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Winemaking disasters: When wine goes wrong…

wines- December 27, 2018

Making wine is not easy. From natural disasters and vineyard pests to human error and deliberate sabotage, Matt Walls shares some of the trials and ...

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule
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71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 27, 2018

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France’s southwest coast. Savin is 71-year-old and from France. He ...

Six new Master Sommeliers after tasting exam re-run
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Six new Master Sommeliers after tasting exam re-run

wines- December 26, 2018

Six hopefuls in the US have gained Master Sommelier status after passing the notoriously difficult tasting exam – twice. Master Sommelier exams are notoriously difficult... ...

Live the dream: 10 idyllic vineyards for sale
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Live the dream: 10 idyllic vineyards for sale

wines- December 26, 2018

Could 2019 be the year to leave the office job behind and head for the vine-covered hills? Find your perfect wine-estate escape, from fairytale châteaux ...

Rotundone: the science behind ‘pepper’ in wine
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Rotundone: the science behind ‘pepper’ in wine

wines- December 25, 2018

With some wines, you could be forgiven for thinking someone had sneakily ground some pepper into your glass. But there’s very good reason for it, ...

What the Decanter team are eating and drinking this Christmas
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What the Decanter team are eating and drinking this Christmas

wines- December 25, 2018

Ever wondered what members of the Decanter team drink at Christmas? Take a look at their festive choices as well as their travels, traditions and ...

Christmas Wine Quiz – test your knowledge
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Christmas Wine Quiz – test your knowledge

wines- December 24, 2018

It's the time of year when you get to open some great bottles with friends and family, but do you know how to make the ...

Jefford on Monday: Christmas wine
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Jefford on Monday: Christmas wine

wines- December 24, 2018

It’s not what you drink that matters, says Andrew Jefford, but the meaning of what you drink... What are you drinking this Christmas? Credit: Zoonar ...

Steven Spurrier’s top wines of 2018
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Steven Spurrier’s top wines of 2018

wines- December 24, 2018

Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor's top wines from his columns in 2018... Each month Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor hand-picks fine wines for drinking now and for ...

How does English sparkling wine compare to Champagne? The non-vintages
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How does English sparkling wine compare to Champagne? The non-vintages

wines- December 21, 2018

How do some of England and France's best non-vintage fizzes compare? John Stimpfig found out recently... How do the non vintage wines compare? Credit: Cath ...

The Decanter interview: Paul Symington, CEO Symington Family Estates
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The Decanter interview: Paul Symington, CEO Symington Family Estates

wines- December 21, 2018

After 40 years working for the family firm, Symington Family Estates CEO Paul Symington retires this month. At a recent tasting of vintage Ports and ...