Wine news (Decanter)

  • Gimblett Gravels 2016: Vintage snapshot February 21, 2019
    Driving through Napier, a roadside billboard sported a glass of Tui beer alongside the slogan 'Pinot Nah'...90% of vines planted in the Gimblett Gravels district are red varieties. Getting to grips with the 2016 vintage... The post Gimblett Gravels 2016: Vintage snapshot appeared first on Decanter.
    Rebecca Gibb MW
  • Anson: How is the Bordeaux 2018 vintage shaping up? February 21, 2019
    What to expect from Bordeaux 2018 What should we be looking out for? The post Anson: How is the Bordeaux 2018 vintage shaping up? appeared first on Decanter.
    Jane Anson
  • Is Champagne gluten free? – Ask Decanter February 20, 2019
    Can coeliacs drink Champagne and sparkling wines? Is Champagne gluten free? – Ask Decanter Kat, by email, asks: I have coeliac disease and I’m wondering if I can safely drink sparkling wines? Norma McGough, director of policy, research & campaigns at Coeliac UK, replies: Wine, sparkling wine and Champagne are all gluten free – despite autolytic […]
    Decanter Staff
  • Top South African red wines to try February 20, 2019
    Decanter's Tastings team pick out the wines to hunt down...Showcasing the diversity of South Africa, our top picks include Cabernet, Syrah, Pinotage and more... The best reds from South Africa for your cellar... The post Top South African red wines to try appeared first on Decanter.
    Tastings Team
  • Burgundy dominates most expensive iDealwine auctions 2018 February 20, 2019
    Burgundy continued to dominate the fine wine auction scene in 2018, accounting for 42 out of the 50 most expensive bottles sold by online auctioneer iDealwine during the year. DRC accounted for more than half of the Burgundy bottles on the top 50 list Plus an increase for Rhône... The post Burgundy dominates most expensive […]
    Richard Woodard
  • Cobb Wines: Playing the ‘Pinot Noir long-game’ February 19, 2019
    Will the quality and complexity of California Pinot Noir ever match that of Burgundy? Matthew Luczy, wine director at Mélisse Restaurant in Santa Monica, argues that Cobb's Pinot Noirs have an identity all of their own... Ross Cobb admires the lineup of Pinot Noirs. A unique expression... The post Cobb Wines: Playing the ‘Pinot Noir […]
    Matthew Luczy
  • Five things to know about Campo Viejo February 19, 2019
    Promotional feature It's one of the best-known names in Rioja, but here are five things that might surprise you about Campo Viejo Promotional feature. Five things that might surprise you about Campo Viejo... The post Five things to know about Campo Viejo appeared first on Decanter.
    Decanter Staff
  • Winners at the inaugural World Restaurant awards February 19, 2019
    The first edition of the World Restaurant awards took place on 18 February 2019 in Paris. Mugaritz, in San Sebastián, won the 'Forward Drinker' award See the winners.... The post Winners at the inaugural World Restaurant awards appeared first on Decanter.
    Ellie Douglas
  • Bodegas Corral: At the heart of the Camino de Santiago February 19, 2019
    The art of winemaking; sharing experiences of culture and lifeAltos de Corral vineyard, La Rioja Promotional feature. The art of winemaking; sharing experiences of culture and life... The post Bodegas Corral: At the heart of the Camino de Santiago appeared first on Decanter.
    Decanter Staff
  • Montalcino winemaker Gianfranco Soldera dies February 19, 2019
    One of Italy's greatest - and more controversial - fine wine producers, Gianfranco Soldera, has died at the age of 82. Gianfranco Soldera Has died at the age of 82... The post Montalcino winemaker Gianfranco Soldera dies appeared first on Decanter.
    Aldo Fiordelli