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Patrick Léon, who worked with many of the world's top wine estates, including Mouton Rothschild, Opus One and Château d'Esclans, has died in Bordeaux. Patrick LéonLéon died at his home estate of Château Les Trois Croix in Fronsac. He was responsible for many of the most lauded wines of the 20th [...]
What has two oars and is on the way to breaking records as he rows solo across the Atlantic Ocean? This guy: Isaac Giesen, a 26-year-old winemaker and member of New Zealand's Giesen Wines family. On Dec. 12, the young athlete-vintner embarked on a roughly 3,000-mile journey, alone, from the [...]
No one could blame Cruz Bilbro for being nervous. For one thing, the vintner had never spoken to a ballroom packed with hundreds of people before. For another, it was past his bedtime. The 10-year-old was on stage at Carnivale du Vin, the New Orleans charity auction founded by chef [...]
Even many of the best premiers crus can be swamped by the near-100-point scores of the grands crus. So below, we've highlighted the top premier cru wines tasted by Tim Atkin MW recently for our Burgundy 2017 en primeur report...See our top premier cru wines from the 2017 vintage.It won't [...]
Even many of the best premiers crus can be swamped by the near-100-point scores of the grands crus. So below, we've highlighted the top premier cru wines tasted by Tim Atkin MW recently for our Burgundy 2017 en primeur report...See our top premier cru wines from the 2017 vintage.It won't [...]
Château Mouton Rothschild has commissioned South African artist William Kentridge to design the label for its 2016 vintage grand vin. See the design in full below.William Kentridge's 'The Triumphs of Bacchus' for the Mouton 2016 label.Kentridge has created an artwork named ‘The Triumphs of Bacchus' and involving a series of [...]
See the wines that have made Jane Anson's end-of-year highlights, with exclusive tasting notes for Decanter Premium members...Lafite Rothschild poured at the Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine EncounterScroll down to see Jane Anson's top fine wines of 2018 Introduction by Decanter.com staff Jane Anson has had the slightly enviable task of tasting hundreds [...]
Whether you are buying wine as a gift or stocking up for the party season ahead, Decanter's tasting team have found some of the best white wine for Christmas under £15 a bottle...You don't need to break the bank to try something new and exciting this festive season. Whether you're [...]
Eight ingredients, plus pantry staples. That's all it takes to make an entire meal from scratch. Add in a good bottle of wine for less than $20, and you've got a feast for family or friends. Cooking is often about the total transformation of ingredients. But it's refreshing to showcase [...]
Yohan Castaing picks out a range of Champagnes for Christmas, ranging from money-no-object Champagnes to good quality non-vintage choices...Champagne often plays a leading role at Christmas, so below are some top examples that reflect current drinking trends. [...]
Major New Zealand producer Yealands Estate and its ex-owner have been fined after pleading guilty to previously breaking the rules on wine destined for the European Union.Yealands Estate vines in Awatere Valley. In brief NZ$400,000 fine relates to wine destined for EU between 2012 and 2015 Court hands out additional fines to [...]
Since forming in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in 1997, Pepper has become one of the most popular reggae-rock bands on the scene. Members Kaleo Wassman, Bret Bollinger and Yesod Williams have been traveling the world for more than two decades, releasing seven studio albums along the way, and performing everywhere from sold-out [...]