Wine news (Decanter)

  • From the archive: Brunello di Montalcino 2010 panel tasting results August 14, 2018
    Rated as one of the top all-time vintages in Montalcino, many unheralded producers did very well in this tasting and some of the wines are now coming into their drinking windows. See the in-depth report below... Originally published in Decanter magazine's December 2015 issue and now available online in full, exclusively for Premium members. One […]
    Tastings Team
  • Domaine Huet: Profile and tasting report on latest releases August 13, 2018
    An exclusive report on Domaine Huet's latest releases, plus tasting notes on several older vintages from this legendary Vouvray estate... Plus notes on library vintages from this Loire legend... The post Domaine Huet: Profile and tasting report on latest releases appeared first on Decanter.
    Tina Gellie
  • Andrew Jefford: Wine and money August 13, 2018
    In the second of his 'August essays' series, Andrew Jefford considers the 'contamination of wine' by money.Off limits? Andrew Jefford considers the implications of soaring prices for top wines in recent decades. Is money wine's biggest 'contaminant'?... The post Andrew Jefford: Wine and money appeared first on Decanter.
    Andrew Jefford
  • Carmignano: Making wine in Chianti’s shadow August 12, 2018
    This small, northerly corner of Tuscany has a long, noble history. But can its complex terroirs and the passion of its producers ever lift Carmignano’s DOCG wines above the clamour for Chianti? Stephen Brook visits the region…Getting your bearings in Carmignano... Exploring this historic Tuscan region and its wines... The post Carmignano: Making wine in […]
    Stephen Brook
  • Travel: the ultimate New Zealand wine road trip August 12, 2018
    Take a 10-day road trip through five of New Zealand's best wine regions on the country's South Island, including Marlborough, Nelson and Central Otago – with travel tips on wineries to visit, places to stay and restaurants not to miss.An unforgettable journey through South Island's dramatic landscape and beautiful wine regions... Explore the unspoilt beauty […]
    Rebecca Gibb MW
  • How to prepare your palate for wine tasting – ask Decanter August 11, 2018
    What are the things to do - or avoid - before a day of tasting wine? We ask the experts…Wine tasting at a Decanter Fine Wine Encounter. How to get the most from your tasting... The post How to prepare your palate for wine tasting – ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
    Ellie Douglas
  • Off the beaten track: 10 hidden gems in Southern Italy August 11, 2018
    There are seriously underrated wines in Italy’s hot south if you know where to look, says Susan Hulme MW, who selects a few examples from 10 of her favourite producers.Vineyards and 'trulli' buildings in Puglia, home to some of Southern Italy's hidden gems... Here is where to look... The post Off the beaten track: 10 […]
    Susan Hulme MW
  • Great value wines for the weekend under £20 August 10, 2018
    See our summer selection of great value Australian white wines in a variety of styles... Refreshing Aussie whites for summer drinking... The post Great value wines for the weekend under £20 appeared first on Decanter.
    Tastings Team
  • Mamba awards 2018: Tasmania sparkles at Australian wine event August 10, 2018
    Tasmanian sparkling wine producer The House of Arras was the clear winner at the 13th Mamba Riedel Decanter Awards in the UK.Steven Spurrier tastes wines at the 13th Mamba Awards, part-sponsored by Decanter. Tasmania wins top prizes at 13th awards... The post Mamba awards 2018: Tasmania sparkles at Australian wine event appeared first on Decanter.
    Tina Gellie
  • What are the best Shiraz wines from Australia? August 10, 2018
    See below for a selection of the best Australian Shiraz wines, as rated by our experts, with full tasting notes on each wine available exclusively to Premium members... See Decanter's top scoring Aussie Shiraz wines, as rated by our experts... The post What are the best Shiraz wines from Australia? appeared first on Decanter.
    Tastings Team