A Greek drinking cup from the ancient Celtic burial ground at Kleinaspergle - thought to be similar to those used at Mont Lassois. After adopting a Mediterranean feasting culture, it is believed.... The post Ancient Celts in Burgundy drank Greek wines, suggests study appeared first on Decanter.
Vineyards of Châteaux Canon The late Denis Dubourdieu, former winemaker, professor of oenology at the University of Bordeaux and recipient of the Decanter Hall of Fame Award in 2016, said there were five conditions that make a perfect vintage for red Bordeaux. One and two: early, rapid flowering and fruit-set during weather that is sufficiently warm and dry […]
Vineyards in Burgundy leading up to the famous Corton hill. A single hectare of Burgundy grand cru vines may cost up to €14.5 million, according to the latest figures from French land agency Safer. It said the average price was €6.25m per hectare in 2018, up by 4% on 2017 and double the price from 2011. That kept Burgundy grands crus top of the French vineya […]
Place de la Bourse in Bordeaux. An investigation has caused uncertainty among châteaux and merchants in the region... The post Probe into Bordeaux wine labels causes concern appeared first on Decanter.
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.