Tasting 40 years of Domaine de Chevalier white wines
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Tasting 40 years of Domaine de Chevalier white wines

wines- December 6, 2018

Jane Anson enjoys an incredible vertical of Domaine de Chevalier white wines - read her report and and see full tasting notes for 20 vintages ...

VistaJet’s newest in-flight service is nothing to “wine” about
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VistaJet’s newest in-flight service is nothing to “wine” about

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 5, 2018

VistaJet Founder and Chairman, Thomas Flohr is an avid collector and investor in wine with a cellar of more than 3,000 bottles and a particular ...

Haut-Médoc 2010 & 2014 panel tasting results
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Haut-Médoc 2010 & 2014 panel tasting results

wines- December 4, 2018

It’s the perfect time to take an in-depth look at these two vintages, says Jane Anson, as they’re both entering a good early-drinking phase – ...

Mar de Frades launches Atlantic Godello from Rías Baixas
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Mar de Frades launches Atlantic Godello from Rías Baixas

wines- December 4, 2018

Leading Albariño producer, Mar de Frades, has launched its first 100% Godello wine from coastal vineyards in Rías Baixas, Galicia, in the northwest corner of ...

The Decanter interview: Thomas Duroux
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The Decanter interview: Thomas Duroux

wines- December 4, 2018

Since his arrival at Château Palmer in 2004, this instinctive winemaker has converted the Margaux estate to biodynamics and created a second wine. He tells ...

Chateau Montelena: Profile and top wines
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Chateau Montelena: Profile and top wines

wines- December 3, 2018

In 1976, the famous Judgement of Paris Tasting pushed Napa Valley’s Chateau Montelena into the wine world’s consciousness, bestowing lasting fame... Visit Chateau Montelena and ...

Wine investment scheme closed after ‘frittering away’ funds
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Wine investment scheme closed after ‘frittering away’ funds

wines- December 3, 2018

UK-based investment firm Intercontinental Wines Ltd has been wound up in the public interest after ‘frittering away’ investors’ money on personal expenditure, said UK government ...

Cheval Blanc co-owner Albert Frère dies
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Cheval Blanc co-owner Albert Frère dies

wines- December 3, 2018

Albert Frère, the billionaire veteran Belgian businessman and who became co-owner of Château Cheval Blanc in Bordeaux after investing with Bernard Arnault, has died aged ...

Jefford on Monday: English wine – Look east
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Jefford on Monday: English wine – Look east

wines- December 3, 2018

Andrew Jefford hails the insights of a new climate study for future UK plantings... The vineyards at Simpsons Wine Estate, in Kent. Credit: Ellie Douglas/ ...

Wine Legend: Szepsy, Tokaji Aszú 6 Puttonyos 1999
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Wine Legend: Szepsy, Tokaji Aszú 6 Puttonyos 1999

wines- December 2, 2018

An 'amazingly persistent' wine.... Credit: Mike Prior / Decanter. With thanks to Top Selection Wines & Spirits (www.topselection.co.uk) for the loan of the bottle Wine ...

Panel tasting: Best Prosecco Conegliano Valdobbiadenes
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Panel tasting: Best Prosecco Conegliano Valdobbiadenes

wines- December 1, 2018

The quality came through in consistent scores, found our judges. Andy Howard MW reports on the tasting... There were very few disappointments in this interesting ...

Eat and drink the Bauhaus way
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Eat and drink the Bauhaus way

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 30, 2018

50 days to go: The Bauhaus centenary celebrations There is nothing quite like finding the “authentic”. That can be visiting places where important things happened ...

What are the latest trends for Chinese wine consumers – report
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What are the latest trends for Chinese wine consumers – report

wines- November 30, 2018

This first market report from the ProWine China trade forum held earlier this month looks at the preferred wine flavour profiles for Chinese consumers and ...

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Launches Exclusive Wine Range
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Pacific Resort Hotel Group Launches Exclusive Wine Range

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 30, 2018

At a first glance, you might not recognise the similarities between Gisborne, New Zealand and the tropical Cook Islands. However, when you take a closer ...

Macallan 1926 whisky sets new world record at auction – Christie’s
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Macallan 1926 whisky sets new world record at auction – Christie’s

wines- November 29, 2018

A single bottle of The Macallan 60 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky has set a new world record at auction after selling for £1.2 ...

Producer profile: Dom Pérignon Champagne
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Producer profile: Dom Pérignon Champagne

wines- November 29, 2018

Read our profile on Dom Pérignon and see tasting notes and scores from Decanter's experts... Dom Pérignon is owned by Moët & Chandon, although it's considered ...

Anson: Why slow fermentation pays off…
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Anson: Why slow fermentation pays off…

wines- November 29, 2018

If you try a single new Sonoma Chardonnay this year, then how about one fermented with wild yeast for a full 12 months? Jane Anson ...

Monferrato Nebbiolo DOC set to become reality
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Monferrato Nebbiolo DOC set to become reality

wines- November 28, 2018

Many wineries have expressed interest in taking advantage of new rules that will allow Monferrato DOC producers in Piedmont to specify Nebbiolo or Nebbiolo Superiore ...

Wine to be ‘overstocked’ in the UK ahead of Brexit
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Wine to be ‘overstocked’ in the UK ahead of Brexit

wines- November 27, 2018

Concerns over the Brexit trade deal on both sides of the channel means that wine is being stockpiled ahead of the UK officially leaving the ...

Best Veneto wines: Expert picks
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Best Veneto wines: Expert picks

wines- November 26, 2018

Decanter's tastings team picks out some top wines from this important Italian region, the home of Prosecco, Soave, Valpolicella and more. With an introduction by ...

Jefford on Monday: Ontario’s wild ride
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Jefford on Monday: Ontario’s wild ride

wines- November 26, 2018

Andrew Jefford returns to the Niagara Escarpment... The vineyards at Stratus Credit: www.stratuswines.com Jefford on Monday: Ontario’s wild ride Human beings love to simplify. All ...

Ten great restaurants in LA for wine lovers
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Ten great restaurants in LA for wine lovers

wines- November 24, 2018

Surrounded by a region of wineries, farmland and seafood, it’s easy to see why Los Angeles is almost as famous for its fine dining as ...

Quinta do Noval Port: A look back in time
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Quinta do Noval Port: A look back in time

wines- November 24, 2018

Richard Mayson recently tasted a range of Noval's Ports, including several vintages of the renowned Nacional, and pre-war colheitas... A worker during the 2016 Touriga ...

Top wines to try from Alto Adige
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Top wines to try from Alto Adige

wines- November 23, 2018

Exciting wines to seek out from this pocket of northern Italy, plus producers to watch... Alto Adige is one of the smallest winegrowing regions in ...

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Chief: Visit to become one of us, you will be safe!
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Puerto Vallarta Tourism Chief: Visit to become one of us, you will be safe!

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 22, 2018

The man behind Puerto Vallarta Tourism is the Director-General of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, Mr. Javier Aranda Pedrero. He is the man and the face ...

UK government consumption of English and Welsh wine increases
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UK government consumption of English and Welsh wine increases

wines- November 22, 2018

The UK government has continued to ramp up its purchase and consumption of English and Welsh wine, which made up 57% of the wine drunk ...

Understanding Pauillac through the 2015 vintage
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Understanding Pauillac through the 2015 vintage

wines- November 22, 2018

Jane Anson revisits the 'hugely acclaimed' 2015 vintage in Pauillac, tasting a total of 32 wines, both grand vins and their second labels... 2015 was ...

New coastal vineyard in Argentina planted at more than 45° South
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New coastal vineyard in Argentina planted at more than 45° South

wines- November 21, 2018

Bahía Bustamante in Argentina is best known for whale-watching, penguins and seaweed farming, but it could also one day be known for wine as Argentina’s ...

Wine with Christmas turkey – Food pairing
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Wine with Christmas turkey – Food pairing

wines- November 21, 2018

Tannin is the enemy, argues Decanter's Harry Fawkes. Here's his guide to wine with Christmas turkey and all the trimmings. Updated with new wine recommendations. ...

What are the best Lidl wines to buy for Christmas?
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What are the best Lidl wines to buy for Christmas?

wines- November 21, 2018

Decanter's tastings team highlight the best wines from the Lidl range this winter... Scroll down for Decanter’s best Lidl wine picks Amy Wislocki recently tasted ...