‘If you can’t do it here, you can’t do it anywhere,’ exclaims Jon Bowen of Domaine Ste Croix in the Corbières. The 11ha property has been organically cultivated since 2004 (with official certification received in 2008) and Bowen is one of a growing number of producers who are convinced that given the climatic advantages of […] The post Going green in Langued […]
Decanter’s Great Sparkling Exploration took place on Thursday 20th June 2019 at Church House in Westminster, London. See photo highlights below, or our live social media feed here. Thanks to all of the producers and partners who helped to make it a great day, including Riedel, Tŷ Nant and Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG The post Photo highl […]
Traditional 'qvevri' used in Georgian wine production. Russia has publicised a clampdown on Georgian wine imports... The post Wine targeted as Russia and Georgia tension mounts appeared first on Decanter.
More rural and less glitzy than Napa, Sonoma is also bigger and more diverse, and its 18 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) more confusing. They overlap and some encompass several smaller ones, but all have at least a few top-quality wines and young winemakers exploring new grapes and winemaking ideas. Wines from some newer AVAs such […] The post Sonoma AVAs […]
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 […]