Furmint is famous as the key ingredient in the amazing sweet wines of Tokaj, but over recent years it has quietly been building a reputation as a variety to watch: with multiple claims for joining the ranks of great white grapes. Incredibly versatile, it has some similarities to Riesling – able to go from bone […] The post Expert’s Choice: Furmint appeared f […]
Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor and 2017 Decanter Hall of Fame Award recipient picks fine wines to drink now and others to lay down, all priced from £25 upwards... From the cellar Royal Tokaji, Mézes Mály 6 Puttonyos, Aszú 1999 The 174th dinner of the Saintsbury Club, suitably held on St George’s Day 23 April, had the usual range of eight differen […]
Jochen Dreissigacker’s story exemplifies Rheinhessen’s wine revolution. His modern, new winery finished in May 2018 is visible from afar. Built into the vineyard to exacting standards, it cost millions. It is site potential and confidence made manifest. Scroll down to see Anne Krebiehl MW’s top-notch dozen from the Rheinhessen Dreissigacker, still under 40, […]
The second edition of Decanter’s The Great Sparkling Exploration took place on 20 June 2019, inviting guests to sample more than 200 sparkling wines from around the globe and explore the different grape varieties and winemaking methods. The event included over 40 top producers from 22 sparkling wine regions and 10 different countries, as well as […] The post […]
From Champagne to Ribolla Gialla; there are plenty of options for matching wines with lobster. Don't overpower the flavour of the lobster... The post Which wines go well with lobster? Ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
The new 1881 Napa tasting room and museum off Highway 29. Showing Cabernet Sauvignon from 12 of the Napa Valley’s sub-appellations... The post Napa: Boisset opens museum and tasting room at historic Oakville Grocery appeared first on Decanter.