Wine news (Decanter)

  • Portuguese cork chief Americo Amorim dies July 19, 2017
    Americo Amorim, head of the Amorim cork group, has died at the age of 82. Americo Amorim has died at the age of 82. Has passed away at the age of 82. The post Portuguese cork chief Americo Amorim dies appeared first on Decanter.
    Ellie Douglas
  • Montalcino wine tour: Wineries, restaurants and hotels July 19, 2017
    Plan a wine tour around the hill-top town that has given its name to one of Italy's best known wines. Here's our guide on where to visit, eat and stay...Castello Banfi in Autumn. Visit the home of Brunello di Montalcino... The post Montalcino wine tour: Wineries, restaurants and hotels appeared first on Decanter.
    Helen Farrell
  • Best wedding wines: Top picks and buying guide July 19, 2017
    So you need to find enough wine to satisfy guests ranging from troublesome Aunt Lynne, who only drinks rosé, to your university and college friends, plus that distant uncle who knows his Beaujolais from his claret. And you also need to save money for a honeymoon, ideally in a beautiful wine region. Buying wedding wine […]
    Decanter Staff
  • Does drinking wine cause snoring? – ask Decanter July 19, 2017
    Does snoring get worse after drinking wine...?Does drinking wine make snoring worse? Does it make it worse...? The post Does drinking wine cause snoring? – ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
    Decanter Staff
  • Salon 2006 marks the Champagne house’s 40th vintage July 18, 2017
    Michael Edwards tasted Salon's latest release in London recently, praising it for its early charm...Salon Champagne See what Michael Edwards thinks of Salon's latest release... The post Salon 2006 marks the Champagne house’s 40th vintage appeared first on Decanter.
    James Button
  • UK ambassadors should ‘serve British’, says Foreign Office chief July 18, 2017
    UK embassies around the world should be serving English and Welsh wines, as well as other British food and drink, a senior Foreign Official has said at the annual gathering of the ambassadors and senior diplomats. UK Ambassadors are encouraged to serve English wine Both at home and abroad... The post UK ambassadors should ‘serve […]
    Ellie Douglas
  • Brunello di Montalcino estate Poggio Antico sold to Belgian investors July 18, 2017
    Belgian energy investment company Atlas Invest has made its first strides into the wine sector with the purchase of Brunello di Montalcino producer Poggio Antico.Typically Tuscan view from Poggio Antico, the hilltop town of Montalcino in the distance. Belgian energy investment company buys top Tuscan wine... The post Brunello di Montalcino estate Poggio Antico sold […]
    Laura Seal
  • First Cava ‘grand cru’ sites are chosen July 17, 2017
    Spain's government has approved 12 Cava grape growing sites to sit above all others in a new top-level classification designed to promote single-vineyard wines. Limestone pebbles typical of the Cava region. Vineyard sites for top Cava wines are approved... The post First Cava ‘grand cru’ sites are chosen appeared first on Decanter.
    Chris Mercer
  • Barolo giant Domenico Clerico dies July 17, 2017
    Respected winemaker Domenico Clerico, one of the 'elder statesmen' of Barolo, has died.Domenico Clerico at a Barbaresco tasting in Neive, Piedmont, in 2005. Piedmont has lost one of its 'elder statesmen'... The post Barolo giant Domenico Clerico dies appeared first on Decanter.
    Chris Mercer
  • Worst customer habits in restaurants – from the sommeliers July 17, 2017
    Which diner habits get under a sommelier's skin in the restaurant? Habits that get under a sommelier's skin... The post Worst customer habits in restaurants – from the sommeliers appeared first on Decanter.
    Ellie Douglas

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