Château Pichon-Longueville Baron on the left of the D2, and Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande on the right. Comparing the styles of these two Pauillac estates, lying just opposite each other on the Route des Châteaux... The post Comparing Bordeaux's two Château Pichon estates appeared first on Decanter.
How much should social responsibility and environmental credentials be used to define fine wine? A new way of looking at fine wine... The post Anson: Why we need ethical fine wine appeared first on Decanter.
Wait! I need to get my wine thermometer... Quick guide to red wine serving temperature Light, fruity reds: Serve these reds slightly chilled, at 12-13 degrees Celsius (54 – 56 degrees Fahrenheit) Medium-bodied reds: Serve between 14 and 16 degrees (56 – 60 degrees Fahrenheit) Full-bodied reds: Serve between 16 and 18 degrees Celsius, (61 – 65 degrees Fahrenh […]
Enough to go around...Pressure eases after global wine production rises in 2018. World wine production hit 292m hectolitres in 2018, the second highest total since 2000 and up 17% versus 2017, said the Organisation of Vine & Wine ahead of its annual congress, in Geneva, Switzerland. That is equivalent to 38.9bn bottles and reflects strong rebounds for th […]
An adult spotted lanternfly... Researchers are concerned about the potential spread of the spotted lanternfly, which first showed up in the US in Pennsylvania five years ago but was found in Virginia vineyards in early 2018. The brightly-coloured, sap-sucking flies could damage California vineyards, according to UC Riverside, which is trying to get ahead by […]
The 120-seat restaurant at Bodega Garzón also has roomy terraces and great all-round views Bodega Garzón Where is it Maldonado, Uruguay. Why visit Okay, so maybe Bodega Garzón doesn’t have 400 years of history or a romantic rags-to-riches story behind it – it was established by a wealthy oil and gas tycoon in 2007 – but this is wine tourism turned up to 11, […]