South Australia’s celebrated culinary event debuts 2019 program
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South Australia’s celebrated culinary event debuts 2019 program

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 19, 2018

Tasting Australia brings unprecedented opportunities for food, wine, beer, and spirit lovers South Australia, the gateway to world-renowned wine regions and restaurants, exceptional wildlife, and ...

Cristal Vinothèque: The ultimate luxury fizz?
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Cristal Vinothèque: The ultimate luxury fizz?

wines- December 19, 2018

Following the launch of Cristal Vinothèque with the 1995 vintage in 2017, John Stimpfig recently tasted the 1996, which he describes as an 'absolute, ultimate ...

Taste of Dominica winner announced
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Taste of Dominica winner announced

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 19, 2018

Melinda Lowe wins with Taste of Dominica Melinda Lowe is the grand prize winner of Taste and Win with Taste of Dominica. Ms. Lowe has ...

Penfolds Grange 1951 sets new auction record for Australian wine
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Penfolds Grange 1951 sets new auction record for Australian wine

wines- December 19, 2018

A single bottle of Penfolds Grange 1951 has sold for more than A$80,000, beating its previous record and confirming its status as the most expensive ...

New winemaker for Miguel Torres Chile
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New winemaker for Miguel Torres Chile

wines- December 19, 2018

Winemaker Eduardo Jordán has been appointed as the new technical director of Miguel Torres Chile, replacing Fernando Almeda who will leave the company in January. ...

Top 10 whiskies for Christmas
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Top 10 whiskies for Christmas

wines- December 18, 2018

A Christmas top 10 you won't want to miss. Richard Woodard picks his top 10 whiskies for you - or Father Christmas - to enjoy ...

English sparkling wines for Christmas
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English sparkling wines for Christmas

wines- December 18, 2018

Pick one of these English sparkling wines to serve to family and friends this Christmas... Enjoy an English sparkling this Christmas Credit: Cath Lowe/ Decanter ...

English sparkling wines for Christmas
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English sparkling wines for Christmas

wines- December 18, 2018

Pick one of these English sparkling wines to serve to family and friends this Christmas... Enjoy an English sparkling this Christmas Credit: Cath Lowe/ Decanter ...

How good is canned wine?
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How good is canned wine?

wines- December 17, 2018

Eduardo Dingler explores the growth in canned wine sales in the USA - and at $25 dollars a can in some cases, it's not just ...

LVMH cements wine distribution network with $3.2 billion Belmond acquisition
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LVMH cements wine distribution network with $3.2 billion Belmond acquisition

wines- December 17, 2018

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is set to acquire the London-based high-end travel and hospitality company extending its luxury goods supply channels around the world. ...

Jefford on Monday: Drinking with the Valkyries – young vintage Port
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Jefford on Monday: Drinking with the Valkyries – young vintage Port

wines- December 17, 2018

Andrew Jefford says that vintage Port should (also) be sampled in its youth... A worker during the 2016 Touriga Nacional harvest at the Quinta do ...

Stephen Brook’s top scoring fine wines of 2018
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Stephen Brook’s top scoring fine wines of 2018

wines- December 16, 2018

See the wines that have made Stephen Brook's end-of-year highlights, with exclusive tasting notes for Decanter Premium members... Stephen Brook's top scoring wines tasted this ...

Celebrated winemaker and consultant Patrick Léon dies
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Celebrated winemaker and consultant Patrick Léon dies

wines- December 14, 2018

Patrick Léon, who worked with many of the world's top wine estates, including Mouton Rothschild, Opus One and Château d’Esclans, has died in Bordeaux. Patrick ...

Best Burgundy premier cru wines from 2017
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Best Burgundy premier cru wines from 2017

wines- December 13, 2018

Even many of the best premiers crus can be swamped by the near-100-point scores of the grands crus. So below, we've highlighted the top premier ...

Best Burgundy premier cru wines from 2017
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Best Burgundy premier cru wines from 2017

wines- December 13, 2018

Even many of the best premiers crus can be swamped by the near-100-point scores of the grands crus. So below, we've highlighted the top premier ...

Mouton Rothschild reveals 2016 label by William Kentridge
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Mouton Rothschild reveals 2016 label by William Kentridge

wines- December 13, 2018

Château Mouton Rothschild has commissioned South African artist William Kentridge to design the label for its 2016 vintage grand vin. See the design in full ...

Jane Anson’s top fine wines of 2018
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Jane Anson’s top fine wines of 2018

wines- December 13, 2018

See the wines that have made Jane Anson's end-of-year highlights, with exclusive tasting notes for Decanter Premium members... Lafite Rothschild poured at the Decanter Shanghai ...

Best Christmas Champagne: vintage and non-vintage bottles to buy
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Best Christmas Champagne: vintage and non-vintage bottles to buy

wines- December 12, 2018

Yohan Castaing picks out a range of Champagnes for Christmas, ranging from money-no-object Champagnes to good quality non-vintage choices... Champagne often plays a leading role ...

Yealands Estate fined NZ$400,000 for breaching wine rules
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Yealands Estate fined NZ$400,000 for breaching wine rules

wines- December 12, 2018

Major New Zealand producer Yealands Estate and its ex-owner have been fined after pleading guilty to previously breaking the rules on wine destined for the ...

Christmas Champagne deals
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Christmas Champagne deals

wines- December 11, 2018

We've sourced some top Champagne deals this Christmas... Keith Jackson / Alamy Credit: Keith Jackson / Alamy Christmas is a great excuse to drink Champagne, ...

Historic Madeira bottling fetches nearly $16,000 at auction
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Historic Madeira bottling fetches nearly $16,000 at auction

wines- December 11, 2018

A cache of centuries-old Madeira discovered in New Jersey during renovation work has been auctioned by Christie’s, with one bottling from the late 1700s selling ...

Best value white Burgundy 2017 en primeur to buy
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Best value white Burgundy 2017 en primeur to buy

wines- December 10, 2018

Tim Atkin MW selects his top value white wines from the 2017 Burgundy vintage... Harvesting Corton-Charlemagne grand cru grapes in Pernand-Vergelesses. Credit: PHILIPPE DESMAZES / ...

Jefford on Monday: Brunello’s breakthrough
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Jefford on Monday: Brunello’s breakthrough

wines- December 10, 2018

Andrew Jefford gauges the challenges facing Montalcino... Le Chiuse in the Montosoli sector of North Montalcino. Credit: Andrew Jefford Jefford on Monday: Brunello’s breakthrough ‘We ...

Wines to pair with duck and goose for Christmas
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Wines to pair with duck and goose for Christmas

wines- December 10, 2018

Rich, fatty meats such as duck and goose demand more from a wine than the traditional turkey. See our recommendations and tips for a perfect ...

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

wines- December 9, 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.

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

wines- December 9, 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.

Top Côte de Beaune 2017 en primeur wines
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Top Côte de Beaune 2017 en primeur wines

wines- December 8, 2018

Tim Atkin MW continues our Burgundy 2017 coverage by taking a look at the Côte de Beaune region in the southern part of the Côte ...

Top 20 sweet & fortified wines for Christmas
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Top 20 sweet & fortified wines for Christmas

wines- December 8, 2018

It’s the ideal time to break out those delightful liquid treats. Andy Howard MW picks 20 of his favourites, arguing that we should all make ...

Third of Britons ‘re-gift’ wines at Christmas – survey
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Third of Britons ‘re-gift’ wines at Christmas – survey

wines- December 7, 2018

Wine has been named the favourite drink to take to a Christmas party, but nearly one third surveyed said that they have passed on wine ...