Wine news (Decanter)

  • Dom Pérignon 2008 release marks the end of an era June 21, 2018
    The latest Dom Pérignon release came with a bit of additional news... Michael Edwards tastes the 2008 vintage of Dom Pérignon, due to be released in late 2018... The post Dom Pérignon 2008 release marks the end of an era appeared first on Decanter.
    Michael Edwards
  • Mature New Zealand wines from the cellar June 21, 2018
    New Zealand isn't generally known for its mature wines at present, but there are some gems worth trying if you can find them. Rebecca Gibb MW picks out 15 examples for drinking now...The cellar at Mission Estate. 15 mature New Zealand wines for drinking now... The post Mature New Zealand wines from the cellar appeared […]
    Rebecca Gibb MW
  • Anson: Wetherspoon vs Champagne June 21, 2018
    Jane Anson looks at recent comments by Wetherspoon owner Tim Martin as the two-year anniversary of the Brexit referendum approaches, and concludes that his words will do little to soothe wine producers' nerves across the English Channel. Ramping up the rhetoric... The post Anson: Wetherspoon vs Champagne appeared first on Decanter.
    Jane Anson
  • Osteria Francescana reclaims ‘world’s best restaurant’ title June 20, 2018
    The 'world's best restaurant' title has returned to Italy as European chefs dominated the upper echelons of this year's awards, dubbed the 'foodie Oscars'.Osteria Francescana is based in Modena. Modena restaurant reclaims top spot... The post Osteria Francescana reclaims ‘world’s best restaurant’ title appeared first on Decanter.
    Julie Sheppard
  • Bordeaux Château Prieuré Sainte-Anne sold to Belgian investors June 20, 2018
    A deal for Château Prieuré Sainte-Anne has countered a trend for Bordeaux estates being sold to buyers outside of the EU.A trio of Belgian investors will take control of the historic Côtes de Bordeaux estate, Chateau Prieuré Sainte Anne. Deal bucks trend of estate sales to non-European buyers... The post Bordeaux Château Prieuré Sainte-Anne sold […]
    Laura Seal
  • Top supermarket wines: DWWA medal winners June 20, 2018
    At the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018, wines available in UK supermarkets proved that they're not only excellent value but also worthy some of the highest accolades. Here are the Gold and Platinum medal winners you can find at the supermarket... Great value winners at the Decanter World Wine awards 2018... The post Top supermarket […]
    Laura Seal
  • Tommasi Amarone Classico: A tasting full of surprises June 20, 2018
    Michaela Morris tastes eight vintages of this classic Amarone, stretching back to 1995, and finds a few surprises along the way.Tommasi's La Groletta vineyard, which provides some of the grapes for their Amarone Classico. Michaela Morris tastes eight vintages of this classic Amarone... The post Tommasi Amarone Classico: A tasting full of surprises appeared first […]
    Michaela Morris
  • New Bordeaux 2017 releases: Cheval Blanc out June 19, 2018
    Bordeaux 2017 releases 'coming thick and fast' says Liv-ex. Cheval Blanc 2017 down 22% on 2016 release price, ex-negociant, at 432 euros per bottle, while Vieux Château Certan drops release price by 13% Château Lafite Rothschild 2017 initially released at an 8% discount to 2016 price, ex-château, making it among the cheapest recent vintages of […]
    Chris Mercer
  • Champagne bubbles mystery: Where’s the sparkle? – ask Decanter June 19, 2018
    Why would one glass of Champagne not be as effervescent as another? It could be to do with the cleanliness of the glass, says our expert. Why might one glass have more sparkle than another?... The post Champagne bubbles mystery: Where’s the sparkle? – ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
    Michael Edwards
  • Piedmont new releases: Full report June 19, 2018
    Stephen Brook provides individual reports on the latest releases from Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero, with tasting notes and scores for more than 170 wines...Sunset over Serralunga d'Alba. Read Stephen's reports on the latest releases from Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero, including over 170 tasting notes... The post Piedmont new releases: Full report appeared first on Decanter.
    Stephen Brook

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