Decanter wine app reaches 7,000 downloads with California update

wines- October 12, 2018 0

Decanter's Know Your Wine app has reached more than 7,000 downloads within six months of launching as developers add a California section to the learning ... Read More

Cru Bourgeois body confirms return to three-tier system

wines- October 12, 2018 0

The director of the Cru Bourgeois classification body has said she is confident that reviving the three-tier hierarchy will prove successful, as new details emerge ... Read More

Jane Anson: Why it’s an exciting time for Sonoma Cabernet

wines- October 11, 2018 0

'The best Cabernet sites in Sonoma are still being discovered,' one winemaker tells Jane Anson during a recent trip through the California region. Read her ... Read More

Château Montrose owners invest in Henri Rebourseau in Burgundy

wines- October 11, 2018 0

Château Montrose owners Martin and Olivier Bouygues have followed up their Clos Rougeard purchase by investing in Domaine Henri Rebourseau in Burgundy. Henri Rebourseau in ... Read More

New Master Sommeliers lose title after tasting exam ‘compromised’

wines- October 10, 2018 0

A confidentiality breach during one of the taste tests that comprises the notoriously tough Master Sommelier exams means that several candidates have had their pass ... Read More

Kobrand Corporation named exclusive U.S. importer for Chilean wine producer Viña Montes

Linda Hohnholz- October 9, 2018 0

Kobrand Corporation announced the addition of Viña Montes (Montes Wines) to its portfolio of fine wines. Effective January 1, 2019, Kobrand will be the exclusive ... Read More

First taste: Avignonesi single vineyard wines in Montepulciano

wines- October 9, 2018 0

Italian wine estate Avignonesi is one of several producers seeking to re-vitalise the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG by releasing 100% Sangiovese, single vineyard bottlings. ... Read More

UK winemakers face storage challenge for 2018 harvest

wines- October 9, 2018 0

The highly anticipated 2018 vintage in England means that yields have doubled in some cases – and winemakers are struggling to find the space for ... Read More

Optimism high as Burgundy 2018 offers both quantity and quality

wines- October 9, 2018 0

How the Burgundy 2018 vintage is shaping up, with comments from DRC co-owner Aubert de Villaine. Harvesting Corton-Charlemagne grand cru grapes in Pernand-Vergelesses. Credit: PHILIPPE ... Read More

Best Aldi wines to buy in 2018

wines- October 9, 2018 0

Decanter's Tina Gellie has picked out 15 good value wines from a recent Aldi press tasting, held to mark the launch of its new UK ... Read More

Ata Rangi McCrone Vineyard: Tasting the difference

wines- October 8, 2018 0

How different can wines made from grapes grown on opposite sides of the road be? Rebecca Gibb MW found out during a visit to Ata ... Read More

Angélus co-owner de Boüard ‘certain of innocence’ in St-Emilion dispute

wines- October 8, 2018 0

Angélus co-owner Hubert de Boüard has rejected any suggestion of wrongdoing after it emerged that both he and Bordeaux négociant Philippe Castéjà were facing possible ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Roussillon’s Three Js

wines- October 8, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford finds great winemaking near Maury. Julien (left) and Jacques Montagné with Justin Howard-Sneyd (centre). Credit: Andrew Jefford Wine lovers may remember 2003 as ... Read More

From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 6, 2018 0

Cape Town Cape Town is South Africa’s second largest city, with 4 million people and 10+ million tourists (2017). As an international hub, it attracts ... Read More

From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 6, 2018 0

Cape Town is South Africa’s second largest city, with 4 million people and 10+ million tourists (2017). As an international hub, it attracts visitors from ... Read More

Steven Spurrier: What I’ve been drinking this month

wines- October 6, 2018 0

Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor hand-picks fine wines for drinking now and recommends others to lay down, all priced from £25 upwards... Read More

New Penfolds Collection rated: Grange 2014, St Henri 2015…

wines- October 4, 2018 0

Anthony Rose reports on the launch of the 2018 Penfolds Collection, an annual release of ageworthy reds and whites including the latest vintage of Grange... ... Read More

Bordeaux 2000 vs 2001: How the top wines taste now

wines- October 4, 2018 0

Bordeaux 2000 met with more immediate acclaim but how have the vintages aged? Jane Anson held a re-tasting of wines from five top names, including ... Read More

Decanter’s content director shares his wish list for the upcoming Decanter Fine Wine Encounter

wines- October 3, 2018 0

With less than four weeks to go until our flagship event, Decanter’s content director, John Stimpfig, shares his tasting wish list and top wines to ... Read More

First taste: Gaja Barbaresco 2015 wines rated

wines- October 3, 2018 0

John Stimpfig gives his views on Gaja Barbaresco 2015 wines, including single vineyard bottlings, and interviews Gaia Gaja herself at an event hosted by Armit ... Read More

Concern on Santorini as Assyrtiko grape prices rocket

wines- October 2, 2018 0

Assyrtiko grape prices on Santorini have spiked this year, leading to concerns among some producers that the Greek island could lose out in the market. ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 2, 2018 0

The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism for the State of Zacatecas, had a message to France and the rest of the world: “We ... Read More

‘World’s highest vineyard’ is in Tibet, says Guinness World Records

wines- October 1, 2018 0

Vines in Tibet sitting at more than 3,500 metres above sea level have been recognised by Guinness World Records as constituting the highest vineyard in ... Read More

How the Tuscany 2018 vintage is shaping up

wines- October 1, 2018 0

Ella Lister, founder of Wine Lister, reports on a three-day tour of Tuscany to gauge the mood among Chianti Classico, 'Super Tuscan' and Brunello di ... Read More

Top Barolo 2008 wines: Panel tasting results

wines- October 1, 2018 0

The best wines showed a distinct personality, and there were few disappointments in this 63-strong panel tasting. Subscribe to Decanter Premium to read the full ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Wanderers in search of a path

wines- October 1, 2018 0

Andrew Jefford meets two pioneers of international varieties in northern Catalonia. Terra Remota vineyards in Empordà. The wines cannot be labelled Empordà DO because the ... Read More

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

wines- September 30, 2018 0

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: ... Read More

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

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 29, 2018 0

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

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

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 29, 2018 0

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 ... Read More

Top Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon: Panel tasting results

wines- September 29, 2018 0

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 ... Read More