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Jefford on Monday: Delta wine
Mon, 21 May 2018

Andrew Jefford discovers Costières de Nîmes...

Vines in the 'delta' of Costières de Nîmes.
Vines in the 'delta' of Costières de Nîmes.

Exploring the wines of Costières de Nîmes...

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Decanter’s debut tasting in Beijing
Mon, 21 May 2018

Decanter hosted its first tasting event in Beijing, China on Saturday 19 May 2018, following events organised in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul.

DAWA Beijing 2018 Top Award Winners Masterclass pouring
Five top award-winners were featured in Professor LI Demei's masterclass to demonstrate the quality of the DAWA

Decanter has hosted its first-ever wine tasting event in partnership with ASC Fine Wines, at the Park Hyatt Hotel, last …Continue reading »

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Pewsey Vale: The original Eden Valley Riesling
Sun, 20 May 2018

Pewsey Vale celebrate their 170th anniversary this year. Sarah Ahmed tastes some current and museum releases of their dry Eden Valley Rieslings...

Pewsey Vale
Pewsey Vale vineyards

Sarah Ahmed profiles Eden Valley producer Pewsey Vale...

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Colchagua producers: six names to watch
Sun, 20 May 2018

Colchagua is home to some of Chile’s biggest names in wine. Alistair Cooper MW picks six producers to watch...

Viu Manent vineyard, Colchagua producers
Viu Manent

The ones to know about...

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Royal Wedding wine: Pol Roger Champagne served
Sat, 19 May 2018

Pol Roger Champagne has been confirmed as one of the wines served to hundreds of guests at the official lunch reception following the Royal Wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Champagne Pol Roger, DFWE 2015
Champagne Pol Roger wines lined up for Masterclass guests at the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter 2015.

Pol Roger confirmed but rest of list still a mystery...

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Spanish wine and tapas pairing guide
Sat, 19 May 2018

Planning a trip to Spain? Learn how to pair wine and tapas like a local with our expert guide, featuring advice from three of Spain's top sommeliers...

Love Spanish wine and tapas? Make sure you’re pairing them correctly…

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What does it mean when a wine ‘tastes green’? — ask Decanter
Sat, 19 May 2018

Heard wine tasters referring to a wine ‘tasting green’ or ‘green flavours'? We ask the experts.

wine tastes green
How can a wine taste green?

What does it mean?...

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‘Cru Artisans’ wine classification re-launched in Médoc
Fri, 18 May 2018

Bordeaux has this week seen the re-launch of a classification designed to give recognition to some of the smaller-scale wine producers beyond the Médoc's more famous names.

Cru Artisans du Medoc
Maxime Saint-Martin is the new president of the Cru Artisan ranking.

Classification for smaller-scale producers re-launched...

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Top Sauternes 2017 wines
Fri, 18 May 2018

Jane Anson's scores and tasting notes for the Sauternes 2017 wines, exclusive to Decanter Premium members...

Sauternes 2017
The Sauternes 2017 en primeur tasting

Scores and tasting notes...

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The Royal wine quiz — Test your knowledge
Fri, 18 May 2018

To mark a certain Royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, this week's quiz is on wine with a regal link. See if you are fit to wear the crown...

columbian royal banquet, wines
Queen Elizabeth II and Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos at Buckingham Palace.

Can you get 10 out of 10?...

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Hugh Johnson: When bottles surprise you
Fri, 18 May 2018

Hugh Johnson considers those times when your highly anticipated bottles end up a disappointment...

Wine can be hard to predict...

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Great value wines for the weekend under £20
Fri, 18 May 2018

Watching the Royal Wedding this weekend? Make sure you have one of these English wines to toast to the occasion...

wines under £20

Try an English wine this weekend...

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Premium English sparkling wine to try this summer
Thu, 17 May 2018

Susie Barrie MW picks out her top 15 English sparkling wines to see you through the summer...

English sparkling wine

Susie Barrie MW picks out some English sparkling wines to drink this summer...

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Top Bordeaux dry whites from 2017
Thu, 17 May 2018

En primeur tastings may have shown Bordeaux 2017 to be uneven for red wines, but it's shaping up to be a five-star vintage for the region's dry whites, says Jane Anson. See her scores and tasting notes, exclusively for Decanter Premium members...

Bordeaux dry whites 2017
Bordeaux dry whites 2017.

The scores and tasting notes....

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Champagne growers hit by violent hailstorm
Thu, 17 May 2018

Hailstones bigger than golf balls have caused at least some damage to 500 hectares of vines in the Côte des Bar area in the south of the Champagne region, according to initial estimates.

Côte des Bar area map.
Côte des Bar area map.

Several hundred hectares damaged in the Aube region...

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New Bordeaux 2017 releases: Talbot, Beychevelle out
Wed, 16 May 2018

  • Price cuts dominate early stages of Bordeaux 2017 en primeur campaign, although some frustration at a slow start.

  • Talbot, Beychevelle and Gazin drop ex-Bordeaux release price by between four and 11% versus 2016.

  • Rieussec and Suduiraut also released in Sauternes.

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Château Talbot, the St-Julien fourth growth.

Château Talbot dropped its release price for its Bordeaux 2017 en primeur wine by 11% versus the 2016 release, to 37.20 …Continue reading »

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Domaine de Chevalier vertical: 2000 — 2017
Wed, 16 May 2018

Jane Anson tastes a vertical of Domaine de Chevalier wines, exclusively for Decanter Premium members.

Domaine de chevalier

Exclusively for Premium members...

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Bordeaux makes way for Burgundy and whisky at Sotheby’s
Wed, 16 May 2018

Bordeaux’s share of sales has fallen to a record low at Sotheby’s as consumers, especially in Hong Kong, have switched to Burgundy and whisky, shows a new report from the auction house.

Richebourg grand cru, burgundy vineyard
Richebourg Grand Cru in Burgundy's Côte de Nuits.

Bordeaux share of revenue falls to record low...

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Buying wine en primeur: How to approach it
Mon, 14 May 2018

Colin Hay, a professor of political economy with a special interest in the Place de Bordeaux, considers the different ways of approaching en primeur purchasing, as the Bordeaux 2017 campaign gets underway.

The cellar room at Château Pavie.
The cellar room at Château Pavie.

En primeur is a rather strange and, arguably, arcane system of buying and selling wine in which the consumer purchases …Continue reading »

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DWWA judge profile: Vincenzo Donatiello
Mon, 14 May 2018

Vincenzo Donatiello is a judge at the 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Vincenzo Donatiello
Vincenzo Donatiello

Vincenzo Donatiello Vincenzo Donatiello hails from Vulture, Italy, and rose through the ranks in hospitality, developing professionally between Puglia, where …Continue reading »

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