Wine news (Decanter)

  • Updated: Tasting notes decoded February 24, 2018
    Get to grips with the some of the more obscure tasting notes used by wine experts, with graphics from Decanter's design team. This week we decode 'sherbet' and 'fig'... Don't get caught out at tastings, know your notes... The post Updated: Tasting notes decoded appeared first on Decanter.
    Laura Seal
  • Travel: Driving northern Portugal’s wine route February 24, 2018
    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 six wineries along the way...Discover the medieval towns, sprawling green vineyards and world-class wines along the Vinho Verde wine route... Credit: Mauricio Abreu / Alamy Plan your road trip through […]
    André Ribeirinho
  • Mature Californian wines from the cellar February 23, 2018
    The time comes when you must drink those great wines you've been collecting and storing. Here are some top examples of mature Californian wines hitting their stride...Californian wines to open now. It's time to start thinking about drinking them... The post Mature Californian wines from the cellar appeared first on Decanter.
    Decanter Staff
  • Birthday wine 2018: A buying guide February 23, 2018
    There’s something particularly satisfying about cracking open a bottle of wine that was ‘born’ in the same year as you, says Anthony Rose. He recommends the birthday wine to go for in 2018, be it an 18th, 21st or 30th or a bottle for someone much more senior - and with greater wisdom, naturally.Château Léoville-Barton […]
    Anthony Rose
  • Great value wines for the weekend under £20 February 23, 2018
    This weekend indulge in one of these exciting Chardonnays - all are under £20 and rated by the experts... Good value Chardonnay from around the world... The post Great value wines for the weekend under £20 appeared first on Decanter.
    Decanter Staff
  • Rioja profile February 23, 2018
    In partnership with ARAEX Grands Everything you need to know about this key Spanish wine region...Sierra Heredad Baroja The need-to-know facts... The post Rioja profile appeared first on Decanter.
    Pedro Ballesteros Torres
  • Symington to build new Douro winery February 22, 2018
    The Symington Family Estates group, most famous for Port production, has announced that it is to build a dedicated winery for its growing portfolio of Douro DOC table wines.A view across Douro Valley. Symington plans new winery for Douro DOC table wines... The post Symington to build new Douro winery appeared first on Decanter.
    John Stimpfig
  • Wajiu: Leading the way in the Chinese wine market February 22, 2018
    Promotional feature.The Chinese wine market is evolving rapidly and Wajiu is a wine import company that’s poised to take advantage of the growth. Taking advantage of the growth in this market... The post Wajiu: Leading the way in the Chinese wine market appeared first on Decanter.
    Decanter Staff
  • Anson: Promontory and Harlan’s ‘200 year plan’ February 22, 2018
    Jane Anson speaks to Will Harlan about the launch of Cabernet-based Promontory outside the US via the Place de Bordeaux , and hears more about Harlan Estate's '200 year plan'... Promontory is coming to the Place de Bordeaux. Napa wine set for Place de Bordeaux debut... The post Anson: Promontory and Harlan’s ‘200 year plan’ […]
    Jane Anson
  • Top Burgundy wines from Domaine Anne Gros February 22, 2018
    There were no weak spots in this tasting and at least one wine is 'probably indestructible', reports Stephen Brook, after trying Anne Gros Burgundy wines - including Richebourg, Clos Vougeot and Echézeaux - spanning several vintages. Ratings and tasting notes are available exclusively to Decanter Premium members...Domaine Anne Gros vertical. Including an 'indestructible' Richebourg Grand […]
    Stephen Brook

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