Virginia has cultivated vineyards since 1619, a long history for an American wine region, but the past 20-30 years have seen real development. Here are producers to watch and a selection of wines to try, plus news of a potential AVA...Barboursville Vineyards in Virginia. Producers to watch and latest developments in this US region... The post Ten exciting Vi […]
It’s one thing to hold up the 1982 as one of the most iconic vintages of all time. But it’s infinitely more interesting to test out how it has held up next to wines that are one year younger from the same estates. And from a vintage which, at least in pockets, has been called out as an equal to, or even a better version of, its iconic stable mate. How the wi […]
There are whispers that Burgundy 2018 could become one of the region's all-time great vintages. Tim Atkin MW, Decanter's Burgundy correspondent, reports on the mood ahead of this year's Hospices de Beaune auction.Working Bonneau du Martray vineyards in Corton-Charlemagne in the autumn sun. Temperatures were 15 degrees Celsius on 9 November. Op […]
A new top-tier classification for Cava in 2017 has led to a renewed focus on quality for Spain’s premier sparkling wine producers. Here are ten names to know, with 20 wines to seek out...Cava wines in the cellars in the Penedés region. Ten great producers and wines to try from each... The post Best Cava sparkling wines from top producers appeared first on De […]
Bernard Burtschy is Regional Chair for Beaujolais, South West and Rest of France at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2019. Bernard Burtschy Bernard Burtschy writes for l’Avis du Vin, a weekly column in French publication Le Figaro. The post DWWA Regional Chair for Beaujolais & South of France: Bernard Burtschy appeared first on Decanter.
Ferran Centelles is joint Regional Chair for Spain with Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2019.Ferran Centelles Ferran Centelles is joint Regional Chair for Spain with Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2017 The post DWWA Regional Chair for Spain: Ferran Centelles appeared first on Decanter […]
Poh Tiong Ch'ng is Regional Chair for Asia at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2019.Poh Tiong Ch'ng A lawyer by training, Poh Tiong Ch'ng published the world’s first Chinese Bordeaux Guide in 2000. The post DWWA Regional Chair for Middle East & Asia: Poh Tiong Ch’ng appeared first on Decanter.
Burgundy can work brilliantly on the Christmas dinner table, and we've rounded up some reviews of the very best...Christophe Roumier of Domaine Georges Roumier in the cellar... Top of the range Burgundy to track down... The post Money-no-object Burgundy wines for Christmas appeared first on Decanter.
How do 2016, 2015, 2010, 2009 and 2005 stack up against each other in terms of style, character and pricing? Jane Anson draws on fresh figures and analysis to provide an overview of some of the key points to consider.St-Estèphe wines at Bordeaux en primeur week for the 2016 vintage. And a look at price movements since primeur release... The post Comparing th […]
Wildfires outside of Los Angeles have caused serious destruction to winery property and vineyards in the Malibu Coast AVA, according to winemakers, as firefighters across California continue to battle to save lives and homes in some of the deadliest blazes in the state’s history.Vines helped to serve as a fire breaker in some cases in the Woolsey fire affect […]