Tasting at Guigal Cote Rotie In Brief: Rhone 2018 En Primeur Northern Rhône 2018 Southern Rhône 2018 ‘It’s never easy to summarise a Rhône Valley vintage, but in terms of consistency, the 2018 vintage in the Southern and Northern Rhône are poles apart’ For Stéphane Montez of Domaine de Monteillet in Côte-Rôtie it was ‘the vintage everyone dreams about.’ For […]
Northern Rhône 2017 Scroll down to see Matt’s top Northern Rhône tasting notes and scores See Matt’s top Northern Rhône 2018 wines: Rhône 2018 En Primeur: Full vintage report The post Northern Rhône 2018 report: The top scorers appeared first on Decanter.
The vineyard at Venissa; the morning after the flood (left) and a few days later (right) There's hope that the flooded vines might survive The post Venice floods threaten indigenous grape on city's vineyard appeared first on Decanter.
In partnership with Wine Paris. WINE PARIS stems from the convergence of VINISUD and VINOVISION PARIS, bringing together Mediterranean and cool climate wines, promoting their regional identities, their respective attributes and diversity. The fusion of these two clearly identifiable and complementary exhibitions in 2019 marked the first collective approach b […]
Christmas may seem like a long way away still but with December fast approaching what better way to get in the festive spirit – pun intended – than to think about swapping those small sweet treats for a daily tipple? An explosion in the advent calendar market has seen alcohol versions soar in popularity over […] The post Best wine advent calendars appeared f […]
Have you heard of this cult wine? No, neither had I, despite 35 years of writing about wine. Joliette is a tiny vineyard of 1.5 hectares in Chapelle de Rousse, in the northeastern part of Jurançon, that bucolic region in the Pyrenees foothills. Scroll down for Stephen Brook’s Clos Joliette tasting notes and scores According […] The post Exclusive tasting of […]
High speed imagery from a bottle stored at 20 degrees Celsius. A Mach disk appears in 'A', as shown by the white arrow, but has vanished in 'F', one millisecond later. Dry ice can briefly shoot out of a Champagne bottle at nearly twice the speed of sound, or about 2,400km per hour, according to new research published in the Science Advanc […]