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Wine Legend: Château Margaux 1983

Jul 23 07:30 AM What makes it a wine legend? What makes it a wine legend? The post Wine Legend: Château Margaux 1983 appeared first on Decanter.
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The secret life of airline wines

Jul 22 10:00 AM We take a look behind the scenes at the airline wine world, to find out how they satisfy the thirst of millions of passengers, and what their mammoth wine purchases mean for the market. Plus, what’s best to drink in the air?Credit: David Wingate / Alamy How that glass of wine got to your fold-away table... The post The secret life of airline wines appeared first on Decanter.
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Toronto wine bars and restaurants

Jul 21 01:00 PM Toronto resident Tony Aspler picks his favourite spots...Grey Gardens Our city guide.... The post Toronto wine bars and restaurants appeared first on Decanter.
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South Africa wine quiz – Test your knowledge

Jul 21 08:48 AM South Africa straddles the old and new world when it comes to wine. It has a long history, being home to one of Napoleon's favourite tipples. In the post-apartheid era, South African wine has again begun hitting its stride, from Chenin to fine red wines, and picking up regular accolades at the Decanter World Wine Awards. How much do you know about this complex wine country? Oldenburg Vineyards, South Africa Test your skills on South African wine... The post South Africa wine quiz – Test your ...
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White Southern Rhône – panel tasting results

Jul 21 05:24 AM These weighty but food-friendly whites are inexpensive and offer an exciting mix of Rhône varieties – what’s not to love, asked our panel... Decanter's experts rate the white wines of the southern Rhône... The post White Southern Rhône – panel tasting results appeared first on Decanter.
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Penfolds Grange 1951 sold for over $50,000

Jul 21 04:43 AM The first ever vintage of Penfolds Grange Hermitage has been sold at an auction in Melbourne, for AU$51,750. The first vintage of Penfolds Grange has sold for over AU $50,000 The first vintage of Penfolds Grange... The post Penfolds Grange 1951 sold for over $50,000 appeared first on Decanter.
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For the weekend: Great value Australian white wines

Jul 21 03:00 AM Decanter's expert tasting team bring you a weekly selection of exciting, great value wines. See our selection of white wines from Australia with great price tags... Discover one of these exciting and refreshing Aussie whites... The post For the weekend: Great value Australian white wines appeared first on Decanter.
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Louis Jadot buys historic Burgundy estate Prieur-Brunet

Jul 21 03:00 AM The purchase adds 18 hectares of prime Côte de Beaune vineyards to the Jadot portfolio in Burgundy, including top premier crus in Santenay, Chassagne-Montrachet, Meursault, Volnay, Pommard and Beaune, as well as a parcel of old vines in grand cru Bâtard-Montrachet
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Vino Volo airport wine bar chain sold to Hojeij Branded Foods, an Atlanta company with more than 70 restaurants and bars across 14 airports

Jul 21 03:00 AM Vino Volo will become a wholly owned subsidiary of HBF, run by Vino Volo's current leadership team ...
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Eritage resort prepares to open this fall in Walla Walla

Jul 21 03:00 AM Va Piano Vineyards founder Justin Wylie is poised this fall to open Eritage, his wine country resort just outside of Walla Walla. Eritage will feature 10 luxury suites and a restaurant partnership directed by Jason Wilson, the Seattle-based chef whose work with Washington cuisine and wines earned him a James Beard Award for Best Northwest Chef in 2010
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Walla Walla Valley wine country resort nears debut

Jul 21 03:00 AM Tucked inside the rolling hills of wheat and vineyards a 10-minute drive north from downtown with views of the Blues, the new Eritage resort is the centerpoint of Walla Walla wine country evolution.
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The Wine Dinner Advocate

Jul 21 03:00 AM Alder Yarrow writes about Michelin's recent announced that they've acquired ownership of a 40% stake in wine critic Robert M Parker, Jr's The Wine Advocate.
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Unfiltered: Blaze-y Days of Summer Return with Fires Threatening Mount Eden, Bien Nacido (Wine Spectator)

Jul 20 04:00 PM Also in Unfiltered, Big Cork winemaker gets big, cork portrait, tequila's a Patrón of Guillermo del Toro's art and cheddarcrime slices English village
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Burgundy's Louis Jadot Buys Domaine Prieur-Brunet in Santenay (Wine Spectator)

Jul 20 02:30 PM The Beaune-based négociant winery adds to its Côte de Beaune holdings
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Louis Jadot buys historic Burgundy estate Prieur-Brunet

Jul 20 11:49 AM Maison Louis Jadot has announced the acquisition of Santenay’s Domaine Prieur-Brunet. Domaine Prieur-Brunet is one of Santenay's best-known producers. Jadot adds more prime Burgundy vines to its collection... The post Louis Jadot buys historic Burgundy estate Prieur-Brunet appeared first on Decanter.
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Guigal buys Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery Nalys

Jul 20 10:52 AM Maison E. Guigal has purchased its first wine estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.Domaine de Nalys is in new hands. Famous Rhône producer breaks new ground in Châteauneuf-du-Pape... The post Guigal buys Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery Nalys appeared first on Decanter.
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Restaurant Week Trend Booms as New York's Marks 25 Years (Wine Spectator)

Jul 20 10:40 AM As programs lure in new diners, wine plays a key role in turning them into repeat customers
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Turning Tables: Dovetail Chef John Fraser Opens Bar in New York City's Downtown Manhattan (Wine Spectator)

Jul 20 10:00 AM Narcbar is ready for summer in the East Village. Plus, Nobu follows the techies to Silicon Valley, and Boka Restaurant Group opens in Chicago's Hotel Lincoln
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10 Top-Notch Restaurants Celebrating Local Wine (Wine Spectator)

Jul 20 10:00 AM Get a taste of first-rate regional wines from these lists devoted to their neighbors
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Restaurant Spotlight: Casa Luca (Wine Spectator)

Jul 20 10:00 AM Share family-style meals and exciting Italian wines at Fabio and Maria Trabocchi's traditional trattoria
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17 Summer White Wines from France's Loire Valley (Wine Spectator)

Jul 20 10:00 AM New reviews of Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé, Vouvray and more from France, all priced under $35
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Northern Rhône's E. Guigal Buys Châteauneuf-du-Pape Estate (Wine Spectator)

Jul 20 08:45 AM Domaine de Nalys gives Guigal 124 acres of prime vineyards in the Southern Rhône
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Anson: Bordeaux 2016 en primeur review – The inside story

Jul 20 03:38 AM Jane Anson gets trade opinions on the campaign, examines why a significant amount of wine failed to sell in a highly rated vintage, and considers a new twist on the en primeur model. En primeur samples from northern Médoc at the main UGC tasting for Bordeaux 2016. Some brokers say a third of wines didn't sell through... The post Anson: Bordeaux 2016 en primeur review – The inside story appeared first on Decanter.
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Winemaking Partners Purchase Côte-Rôtie's Domaine de Boisseyt-Chol and Its Côte Blonde Vines (Wine Spectator)

Jul 19 05:30 PM Olivier Decelle and Pierre-Jean Villa have acquired the historic Rhône estate and its 24 acres
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Portuguese cork chief Americo Amorim dies

Jul 19 11:52 AM Americo Amorim, head of the Amorim cork group, has died at the age of 82. Americo Amorim has died at the age of 82. Has passed away at the age of 82. The post Portuguese cork chief Americo Amorim dies appeared first on Decanter.
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Montalcino wine tour: Wineries, restaurants and hotels

Jul 19 08:37 AM Plan a wine tour around the hill-top town that has given its name to one of Italy's best known wines. Here's our guide on where to visit, eat and stay...Castello Banfi in Autumn. Visit the home of Brunello di Montalcino... The post Montalcino wine tour: Wineries, restaurants and hotels appeared first on Decanter.
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Best wedding wines: Top picks and buying guide

Jul 19 07:00 AM So you need to find enough wine to satisfy guests ranging from troublesome Aunt Lynne, who only drinks rosé, to your university and college friends, plus that distant uncle who knows his Beaujolais from his claret. And you also need to save money for a honeymoon, ideally in a beautiful wine region. Buying wedding wine is certainly a challenge. Here's 10 wines that we recommend looking at, as well as our tips on how to increase your chances of a good deal. Take the stress out of buying wedding ...
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Does drinking wine cause snoring? – ask Decanter

Jul 19 06:00 AM Does snoring get worse after drinking wine...?Does drinking wine make snoring worse? Does it make it worse...? The post Does drinking wine cause snoring? – ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
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Auction Report: Burgeoning Wine Auction Market Sets Rapid Pace for 2017 (Wine Spectator)

Jul 19 12:00 AM Healthy stock-market conditions and a throng of private collections encouraged lavish spending in the first half of 2017
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The Case of the Counterfeit Krug Champagne (Wine Spectator)

Jul 18 04:45 PM LVMH has settled a legal fight with auctioneer Acker Merrall & Condit over a bottle of 1947 Krug. What does it mean for wine collectors?
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Salon 2006 marks the Champagne house’s 40th vintage

Jul 18 11:15 AM Michael Edwards tasted Salon's latest release in London recently, praising it for its early charm...Salon Champagne See what Michael Edwards thinks of Salon's latest release... The post Salon 2006 marks the Champagne house’s 40th vintage appeared first on Decanter.
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UK ambassadors should ‘serve British’, says Foreign Office chief

Jul 18 11:10 AM UK embassies around the world should be serving English and Welsh wines, as well as other British food and drink, a senior Foreign Official has said at the annual gathering of the ambassadors and senior diplomats. UK Ambassadors are encouraged to serve English wine Both at home and abroad... The post UK ambassadors should ‘serve British’, says Foreign Office chief appeared first on Decanter.
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Brunello di Montalcino estate Poggio Antico sold to Belgian investors

Jul 18 03:00 AM Belgian energy investment company Atlas Invest has made its first strides into the wine sector with the purchase of Brunello di Montalcino producer Poggio Antico.Typically Tuscan view from Poggio Antico, the hilltop town of Montalcino in the distance. Belgian energy investment company buys top Tuscan wine... The post Brunello di Montalcino estate Poggio Antico sold to Belgian investors appeared first on Decanter.
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First Cava ‘grand cru’ sites are chosen

Jul 17 10:44 AM Spain's government has approved 12 Cava grape growing sites to sit above all others in a new top-level classification designed to promote single-vineyard wines. Limestone pebbles typical of the Cava region. Vineyard sites for top Cava wines are approved... The post First Cava ‘grand cru’ sites are chosen appeared first on Decanter.
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12 California Red Wines for Summer Grilling (Wine Spectator)

Jul 17 10:00 AM New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Pinot Noir and more from the Golden State
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Barolo giant Domenico Clerico dies

Jul 17 09:58 AM Respected winemaker Domenico Clerico, one of the 'elder statesmen' of Barolo, has died.Domenico Clerico at a Barbaresco tasting in Neive, Piedmont, in 2005. Piedmont has lost one of its 'elder statesmen'... The post Barolo giant Domenico Clerico dies appeared first on Decanter.
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Worst customer habits in restaurants – from the sommeliers

Jul 17 09:17 AM Which diner habits get under a sommelier's skin in the restaurant? Habits that get under a sommelier's skin... The post Worst customer habits in restaurants – from the sommeliers appeared first on Decanter.
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13 Tuscany Summer Wine Sippers (Wine Spectator)

Jul 13 10:00 AM New reviews of vibrant reds and fresh whites from Italy's storied region
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16 Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc Wine Sippers from California (Wine Spectator)

Jul 10 10:00 AM New reviews of juicy whites from Napa, Sonoma, the Bay Area and more
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10 Wine Value Picks from Argentina for $20 and Under (Wine Spectator)

Jul 06 10:00 AM New reviews of Malbec, Chardonnay and Torrontés from Mendoza and beyond
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13 Sicily Wine Goodies for Under $30 (Wine Spectator)

Jun 29 10:00 AM New reviews of Nero d'Avola, Grillo and more from Italy
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10 California Wine Gems for All Tastes (Wine Spectator)

Jun 26 10:00 AM New reviews of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and more from the Central Coast's southern tip
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14 Thirst-Quenching Provençal Rosé Wines (Wine Spectator)

Jun 22 10:00 AM New reviews of summer-friendly 2016s from Bandol, Côtes de Provence and more
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10 California Pinot Noir Value Wines (Wine Spectator)

Jun 19 10:00 AM New reviews of reds from Sonoma, Mendocino and the Bay Area
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11 Chilean Value Wines that Run the Gamut (Wine Spectator)

Jun 15 10:00 AM New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and more for $15 or less
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