Petit Verdot is a supporting actor in many top Bordeaux red blends on the Left Bank and, even in small quantities, can make a big difference to the finished wine, according to its proponents. Long way from home? Petit Verdot grapes at Corvus Cellars in Washington State's Walla Walla area. 'It's the pepper on the steak...' The post What do […]
Decanter's tastings team highlight their top wines from volcanic terroirs, with an introduction by Andy Howard MW...Tenuta delle Terre Nere's Calderara Sottana vineyard on the northern slope of Mt Etna in Sicily. Top wines from volcanic terroirs... The post Top volcanic wines appeared first on Decanter.
Decanter Fine Wine Encounter 2018 highlights The Decanter Fine Wine Encounter was held at the Landmark Hotel on the weekend …Continue reading » The post Photo highlights: 2018 Decanter Fine Wine Encounter appeared first on Decanter.
Thousands of hectares of 'prime' English vineyard sites have been identified by a University of East Anglia team investigating the UK wine industry's resilience to climate change. Mersea Island Vineyard in Essex, an area of the country that is under-planted, according to a UEA study. Thousands of hectares identified by university researchers.. […]
Andrew Jefford tastes mature wines from this puzzling Grand Cru... Echézeaux grand cru vineyards. A profile of this 'puzzling grand cru'... The post Jefford on Monday: The Echézeaux enigma appeared first on Decanter.
It's the time of year when many of us wine lovers begin to consider our Port selection ahead of the festive celebrations. Below, you can find Richard Mayson's full report on a re-tasting of the 'landmark' 1994 Port vintage, including the top wines. Originally published in Decanter magazine's January 2015 issue and now available to Pr […]
How do you tone down the tannins in the winery for an early-drinking style...?What can be done in the winery to reduce the tannins? For an early-drinking style... The post Toning down the tannins – Ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
With its mountain vineyards and long winemaking history, this large appellation is now home to experimental producers who are leading a Rhône revolution. Matt Walls takes us on a tour...Mont Ventoux in the distance. A revolution is underway... The post Top Ventoux wines: Unsung hero of the Rhône appeared first on Decanter.
Explore the increasingly sophisticated food and drink scene in this vibrant and cosmopolitan city at the mouth of the Yangtze river. Ahead of Decanter's Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter, see Ian Dai's tops tips on the best restaurants and bars to visit...The best places to dine in Shanghai. Where to wine and dine... The post Top Shanghai bars and resta […]