Tributes pour in for Gerard Basset, OBE MW MS MBA MSc: 7 March 1957 to 16 January 2019. A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Gerard Basset took place at Winchester Cathedral The post Memorial service pays tribute to Gerard Basset OBE MW MS appeared first on Decanter.
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 […]