My first Sauternes love was Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey 1983. I was so enamoured with its vibrancy and citrus and tropical fruit fragrance that I bought two cases for what today seems a very derisory price. You may also like Best Sauternes 2018 wines: Where to look in a mixed year Top 20 Bordeaux dry whites Château […] The post Sauternes: A fresh debate appea […]
Château Angélus There are three churches in St-Emilion, and when the Angélus bell is rung, it’s said there is just one spot where all three calls to prayer can be heard. The Angélus rings at dawn, midday and sunset. So the label design was a no-brainer. Fortunately, it’s also a strong image that reinforces the […] The post Behind the wine label: 10 Bordeaux […]
The dramatic landscape of Prosecco’s Conegliano Valdobbiadene territory Walking in the vineyards of Conegliano Valdobbiabene, it’s difficult not to succumb to vertigo. You have to catch your breath frequently as much for the steep incline as for the staggeringly beautiful landscape. Michaela Morris’ top 10 picks from Prosecco at its best ‘There is a natural […]
Majestic CEO Rowan Gormley says the best option is to sell the group's retail and commercial divisions. Majestic Wine has said it is in 'advanced discussions' to sell its entire retail business this summer... The post Majestic Wine in advanced talks over sale appeared first on Decanter.
Every two years Decanter hosts an evening of sparkling wine, live music and canapés. The biannual event brings together over 40 top sparkling wine producers from across the globe to share more than 200 of their wines. Every two years Decanter hosts an evening of sparkling wine, live music and canapés. The post Event: John Stimpfig’s tasting wish list for The […]