Sparkling wines for Mother’s Day

wines- March 10, 2018 0

It's Mother's Day in the UK on Sunday 11 March, so why not treat your mum - and yourself - to a bottle of something ... Read More

Chefs from Corinthia Palace Hotel, Malta, scoop 13 medals at top UK industry event

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 10, 2018 0

Hotelympia, the UK/s most prestigious hospitality and food service event that took place this week, bestowed a clutch of medals on the kitchen brigade from ... Read More

Oregon winery donates US$6 million for new research hub

wines- March 9, 2018 0

Grace and Ken Evenstead, owners of Domaine Serene in Oregon and Château de la Cree in Santenay, have donated US$6 million to a local college ... Read More

Comment: The rise of natural wine

wines- March 9, 2018 0

Natural wine has arguably been the major movement of the 21st Century wine world, and for some it has also become a 'lifetsyle choice', writes ... Read More

Bordeaux 2015: Pessac-Léognan reds re-tasted

wines- March 8, 2018 0

Château Haut-Bailly has made one of its greatest wines from the Bordeaux 2015 vintage, says Jane Anson as part of her review of Pessac-Léognan 2015 ... Read More

Riding Napa’s Silverado Trail: 10 wineries to visit 

wines- March 8, 2018 0

Beat the tourists and plan your next road trip along Napa wine country’s Silverado Trail. See the top 10 wineries to visit en route, selected ... Read More

Anson: Making Bordeaux at ‘the end of the world’

wines- March 8, 2018 0

Jane Anson meets an Australian who is making wine on the edge of Bordeaux's Right Bank... 'Le bout du Monde' today - owned by Château ... Read More

2018’s Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 7, 2018 0

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and at least $5.9 billion expected to be spent for the holiday this year, WalletHub today released its ... Read More

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival raises record $414,000 for charity

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 6, 2018 0

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival raised a record $414,000 for 23 non-profit beneficiaries from its landmark seventh annual event. The events from October 20-November 5, ... Read More

Oscars 2018 menu: Piper-Heidsieck, Coppola wines and 15kg of caviar

wines- March 5, 2018 0

Around 1,500 bottles of Piper-Heidsieck Champagne were served during the Oscars 2018 awards ceremony and Governors Ball, including one cuvée described by critics as a ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Vin Jaune and cousins

wines- March 5, 2018 0

 Andrew Jefford tastes some 2010 Vins Jaunes – and more... Don't miss the 2010 and 2011 vintages in Jura. Credit: CIVJ In last week’s ‘Jefford ... Read More

Meet the four new Masters of Wine

wines- March 5, 2018 0

Four more students have gained entry to the exclusive club, swelling the ranks of Masters of Wine globally to 370. The four new Masters of ... Read More

Is it worth buying Bordeaux third wines? – ask Decanter

wines- March 4, 2018 0

How good are 'third' wines from Bordeaux châteaux? The tower at Château Latour Credit: Benjamin Zingg, Wikipedia Dominic Haig, Brighton, UK asks: I understand some ... Read More

Benvenuto Brunello – Montalcino: Wine direct from Italy

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 3, 2018 0

If you are fond of Tuscany, you are probably a fan of Brunello di Montalcino (aka Brunello). This wine holds the highest DOCG classification, and ... Read More

California Cabernet 2014: Panel tasting results

wines- March 3, 2018 0

Our three-strong panel has blind tasted and rated 174 wines from the vintage. Below, Premium members can be among the first to see which wines ... Read More

Wine Legend: Williams Selyem, Summa Vineyard Pinot Noir 1988

wines- March 3, 2018 0

Why it makes the Decanter hall of fame... Wine Legend: Williams Selyem, Summa Vineyard Pinot Noir 1988, Sonoma, California, US Bottles produced 1,296 Composition 100% ... Read More

Seabourn to tempt guests with a wealth of culinary options aboard Seabourn Ovation

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 2, 2018 0

Seabourn cruise line is readying an exceptional menu of dining options to delight guests of its newest ship, Seabourn Ovation. Scheduled to launch in May ... Read More

Don’t forget Spain’s blending heritage, says Pingus owner

wines- March 1, 2018 0

Pingus creator Peter Sisseck has implored fellow winemakers in Spain to remember the 'art of blending' grapes from different locations alongside a more recent trend ... Read More

Anson: Brane-Cantenac steps out of the shadows

wines- March 1, 2018 0

Jane Anson examines some of the changes at Château Brane-Cantenac and tastes a decade of vintages of both the first and second wines. Château Brane-Cantenac ... Read More

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti: Profile and wine ratings

wines- February 28, 2018 0

Burgundy master Clive Coates MW tells you everything that you need to know about Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC), along with historical tasting notes on ... Read More

Jampal: Portugal’s near-extinct grape – ask Decanter

wines- February 28, 2018 0

Your next grape to hunt down and try… The Jampal grape. Credit: Manz Wine Jampal: Portugal’s near-extinct grape – ask Decanter The grape of Jampal ... Read More

 Pyeongchang Olympics opens Korean Tourism to Temple Stays

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 27, 2018 0

Korean Tourism is hot, popular, exotic, delicious, spiritual, and now includes a temple experience some visitors may turn into a life-changing travel and tourism experience. ... Read More

Scotch whisky auction sales soar – figures

wines- February 27, 2018 0

Auction sales of aged Scotch whisky took a leap in 2017 and experts expect more bottles to arrive on the market this year. Credit: les ... Read More

English winery Rathfinny to bring back ‘Imperial pint’ bottles

wines- February 27, 2018 0

Rathfinny has said it will bring back imperial pint-sized bottles for its English sparkling wine once 'Brexit' is fully implemented - emphasising that the size ... Read More

Comment: Has wine quality improved?

wines- February 27, 2018 0

Long-standing wine writer Hugh Johnson considers whether quality has moved on from the top wines of the 1960s and 1970s... Stylish party givers in the ... Read More

Italy Tourism launches The Year of Food

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 26, 2018 0

After the series of events proclaimed by Mibact to enhance Italian tourism activities, such as the Year of the Villages and the Year of the ... Read More

Premiere Napa Valley 2018 raises more than $4.1m

wines- February 26, 2018 0

The Premiere Napa Valley auction 2018 has raised over $4.1 million, just missing the total from the 2017 auction. 2018 Premiere Napa Valley Credit: Alexander ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Lifting the veil

wines- February 26, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford compares and contrasts winemaking methods in the Jura, Jerez and Tokaji. French wine's Glastonbury: The Percée in Jura in February 2018. Credit: Jérôme ... Read More

Amarone della Valpolicella direct from Italy

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 24, 2018 0

Amarone della Valpolicella (aka Amarone; translates to “the Great Bitter”), is an Italian dry red wine that starts as partially dried grapes that include Corvina ... Read More

Travel: Driving northern Portugal’s wine route

wines- February 24, 2018 0

Explore Portugal's largest wine region by car on the Vinho Verde wine route, stretching from Porto to the northern Spanish border – stopping off at ... Read More