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What I never knew about wine storage – WSET level 2

08:00 AM Link: Find more WSET stories - This article is written by a news journalist on a journey of discovery - and on a mission to learn about wine. By John Elmes It’s one thing selecting a quality wine, but do you know what to do with it before …Continue reading » The post What I never knew about wine storage – WSET level 2 appeared first on Decanter.
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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti: DRC 2013 wines & vintage review

Feb 05 12:13 PM Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, producer of some of the world's most expensive wines, has released its Burgundy 2013 vintage range - with quantities even smaller than usual. Read Steven Spurrier's tasting notes on the wines and also comments from both Spurrier and the estate on the 2013 vintage. Romanée-Conti vines Read Steven Spurrier's report on the DRC 2013 wines - from Burgundy's Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, one of the world's most vaunted producers. The post Domaine de la Romanée-Conti: DRC ...
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White Truffle and Cheese Risotto for Valentine's Day (Wine Spectator)

Feb 05 12:00 PM Spoil your sweetheart with luxury ingredients and 14 Italian reds and sparklers
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WSET level 2 quiz – Test your knowledge

Feb 05 10:34 AM Do you think you could pass the WSET level 2 qualification like our journalists discovering wine? Get a better idea with our quiz below... Take the WSET level 2 quiz (nb – questions not taken from official WSET exam papers): These questions are based …Continue reading » The post WSET level 2 quiz – Test your knowledge appeared first on Decanter.
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10 Enticing Spanish Values (Wine Spectator)

Feb 05 10:00 AM New reviews of a diverse group of Spanish wines at $20 or less
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For the weekend: Great wines under £20

Feb 05 04:00 AM Decanter international tastings director Christelle Guibert hunts the tastings to find exciting, great value wines, all for under £20. See the latest here. Christelle Guibert and Decanter’s tasting team search the key tastings to hunt down the best value wines the supermakerts, high …Continue reading » The post For the weekend: Great wines under £20 appeared first on Decanter.
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Jon Ballesteros Named President of Family Winemakers of California

Feb 05 02:00 AM Jon Ballesteros has been named President of Family Winemakers of California (FWC), the state's trade organization representing and advocating for the welfare and success of family winemakers and their wineries.
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Bacchus Wineworks Appoints David Simpson to Vice President Sales and Marketing

Feb 05 02:00 AM Simpson's responsibilities include managing Wineworks' distributor relationships and trade initiatives, as well as the company's growing team of Brand Ambassadors and Sales Managers
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Innovation + Quality (IQ) 2016: Early-bird Registration Ends Today

Feb 05 02:00 AM This day-long event will take place March 2, 2016 at Charles Krug Winery in the Napa Valley.
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Auction Napa Valley 2016 Tickets Now on Sale

Feb 05 02:00 AM World's most celebrated charity wine event offers new options for bidding and experiencing the best of Napa Valley
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Record Attendance at the 15th Annual Napa County Pruning Contest

Feb 05 02:00 AM Under beautiful sunny skies, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers' Farmworker Foundation held its 15th Annual Napa County Pruning Contest. The industry's best vineyard workers challenged each other's art, skill, and speed at pruning Napa Valley vineyards. 85 men participated in the men's division and 13 women competed in the women's division.
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Napa's Peju Acquires Acacia Vineyard and Winery Facility from Diageo (Wine Spectator)

Feb 04 04:30 PM Deal gives Rutherford producer a new winery in Carneros; Peju plans to start new wine label there
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Unfiltered: Grad Students Battle for Left Bank Bordeaux Cup (Wine Spectator)

Feb 04 02:10 PM Plus, Naples Winter Wine Festival raises $11.1 million, 'Thirsty Dragon' wins the André Simon Award, a Michigan wine distributor pitches in clean water for Flint, Burgundy's Erwan Faiveley sets sail, and more
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Pan seared Sea bass with avocado, pak choi & citrus dressing – Recipe by Michel Roux Jr

Feb 04 12:47 PM Fish is a very delicate ingredient that must be prepared and cooked with a lot of care. People sometimes shy away from cooking fish and can consider it to be too bland; although seasoned properly and accompanied with the right ingredients the outcome is amazing. Avocado is an incredibly healthy and versatile fruit that I love using in new dishes. It is grilled and pureed in this recipe with a sharp and tangy citrus dressing. You are sure to impress your guests with this original recipe. Pan ...
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10 top Napa Valley wineries to visit

Feb 04 11:57 AM Whether you're visiting California for the Super Bowl on Sunday 7 February or planning a Sideways-style wine road trip, local resident William Kelley offers up 10 Napa Valley wineries to visit and some great restaurant suggestions. Visit Chateau Montelena and feel the history of the 1976 Judgement of Paris in its 40th anniversary year. Whether you're visiting California for the Super Bowl or planning a wine road trip, William Kelley offers up 10 Napa Valley wineries to visit... The post 10 ...
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DWWA judge profile: Mathias Camilleri

Feb 04 11:37 AM Mathias Camilleri is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Chaine des Rotisseurs_ Young Sommelier International Competition Mathias Camilleri profile: Parisien by birth, Mathias Camilleri studied wine in his home city at Lycée Albert de Mun from 2011 …Continue reading » The post DWWA judge profile: Mathias Camilleri appeared first on Decanter.
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Champagne helps to fuel LVMH 2015 sales rise

Feb 04 10:11 AM Strong performances from its Champagne and wine brands helped luxury goods group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton to a 16% increase in revenues last year. Moet & Chandon's MCIII Champagne Moët Hennessy, the Champagne, wine and spirits division, helped to drive an increase in LVMH 2015 sales, the group announced... The post Champagne helps to fuel LVMH 2015 sales rise appeared first on Decanter.
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DWWA Judge profile: Wojciech Bonkowski

Feb 04 10:08 AM Wojciech Bonkowski is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Wojciech Bońkowski judge profile: Wojciech Bońkowski has been writing about wine in Polish and English since 1999. After working for …Continue reading » The post DWWA Judge profile: Wojciech Bonkowski appeared first on Decanter.
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Book release: The 24-hour Wine Expert

Feb 04 09:45 AM Jancis Robinson MW has released her latest book, which claims to help readers to become a wine expert in just 24 hours. The 24-hour Wine Expert (released 4th February 2016), in just over 100 pages, covers a range of wine basics, including …Continue reading » The post Book release: The 24-hour Wine Expert appeared first on Decanter.
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Argentine Customs: Stuffed pasta

Feb 04 06:40 AM A decanter.com promotion A typical Sunday scenario is a long line of people queuing for fresh pasta. The very thought of those ravioles melting in their mouth makes it all worthwhile! A decanter.com promotion The abc of fresh pasta Unlike dry noodles you buy in the supermarket, fresh pasta is made …Continue reading » The post Argentine Customs: Stuffed pasta appeared first on Decanter.
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Argentine wines increasingly sought-after by collectors

Feb 04 06:38 AM A decanter.com promotion Prestigious, European or rare Californian bottles are at the top of the list, but in recent years, some Argentine wines have raised an eyebrow or two. But which wines ones? A decanter.com promotion Malbec Viña Cobos, Catena Zapata, Michel Rolland and Achával Ferrer are some of the wineries that have …Continue reading » The post Argentine wines increasingly sought-after by collectors appeared first on Decanter.
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Winemaking dreams can come true in Argentina

Feb 04 06:34 AM A decanter.com promotion If you've ever dreamt about being a winemaker and bottling your own wine, then look no further, the options we've listed below may just fulfil that dream… A decanter.com promotion My wine In Argentina, it is not necessary to buy a winery or get involved in the …Continue reading » The post Winemaking dreams can come true in Argentina appeared first on Decanter.
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Five delicious things to savour in Argentina

Feb 04 06:32 AM A decanter.com Everyone knows barbecued meat is sublime - however, there are more flavours to discover in Argentina. Her are five essential goodies for any traveller. A decanter.com Asado is a specialty in Argentina. It is nothing at all like the barbeques of other countries. But …Continue reading » The post Five delicious things to savour in Argentina appeared first on Decanter.
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Six facts about Argentine Malbec

Feb 04 06:28 AM A decanter.com promotion Nobody can deny that Malbec is synonymous with Argentina. However, there are other elements that help to form a partnership between a country and a grape. A decanter.com promotion Genetic antiquity In the late nineteenth century, a plague broke out in the vineyards of Europe. Phylloxera, …Continue reading » The post Six facts about Argentine Malbec appeared first on Decanter.
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Sleeping among the vineyards in Argentina

Feb 04 06:26 AM A decanter.com promotion To open a bottle of wine is to start a journey. But what if, instead of just opening the bottle, you decide to see everything with your own eyes? A decanter.com promotion Touch the sky The Calchaquí Valley, between Salta and Catamarca, rises to a height of 2,000m. This …Continue reading » The post Sleeping among the vineyards in Argentina appeared first on Decanter.
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The booming cuisine and wines of Patagonia

Feb 04 06:25 AM A decanter.com promotion Patagonia offers a culinary tour de force extending from Neuquen to Tierra del Fuego, 2,500km of unforgettable flavours and wines. A decanter.com promotion Patagonian dishes Every year, millions of visitors from all over the world come to Patagonia to explore …Continue reading » The post The booming cuisine and wines of Patagonia appeared first on Decanter.
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The diversity of Argentinian white wines

Feb 04 06:23 AM A decanter.com promotion Last year we read about the 'Revolution of whites in Argentina'. This trend hasn't gone away and in fact has shown us the diversity of styles that can be achieved. A decanter.com promotion Orange wines Matías Michelini was one of those who promoted diversity by making an orange wine out …Continue reading » The post The diversity of Argentinian white wines appeared first on Decanter.
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Argentina wine trends: what will we be drinking in 2016?

Feb 04 06:20 AM A decanter.com We toured several wineries and asked them what they thought about the first few months of this year, the harvest, the trends and what we’ll all be drinking in 2016. A decanter.com Cabernet Sauvignon in power. Cabernet awakens fanaticism and frustration among winemakers. It’s simple: it can be the most …Continue reading » The post Argentina wine trends: what will we be drinking in 2016? appeared first on Decanter.
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Agrelo; home of Malbec and touristic heart of Argentine wine

Feb 04 06:16 AM A decanter.com promotion Wineries, sumptuous food and wonderful vineyard walks where beams of afternoon sun light up the leaves and make the air sparkle like gold. A decanter.com promotion What to do and where to go? When one dreams of touring a wine region, the imagination …Continue reading » The post Agrelo; home of Malbec and touristic heart of Argentine wine appeared first on Decanter.
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Tapping the Potential of Wine in Kegs (Wine Spectator)

Feb 03 04:30 PM Restaurants and wineries increasingly see wine on tap as the future of by-the-glass service
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The Youngest Millennial Just Turned 21. What Does That Mean for Wine? (Wine Spectator)

Feb 02 04:30 PM Two in-depth looks at the American wine market offer a glimpse of how young drinkers, now the largest segment of wine drinkers, are driving trends
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Italian Police Uncover Counterfeit Champagne Scheme (Wine Spectator)

Feb 02 08:00 AM Raid finds thousands of bottles of cheap bubbly labeled as Moët & Chandon; investigation is ongoing
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10 Alluring California Pinots (Wine Spectator)

Feb 01 10:00 AM New reviews of single-vineyard Pinot Noirs from 2013 and 2014
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22 Wine Picks and Party Snack Recipes for Super Bowl 50 (Wine Spectator)

Jan 29 01:15 PM Recipes from Charlotte and Denver chefs, plus 22 value wines from Sonoma County
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Sommelier Talk: David Gordon of Tribeca Grill (Wine Spectator)

Jan 29 01:00 PM The veteran wine director has helped shape the New York City wine scene for almost three decades
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Napa Winemaker Rudy von Strasser Finds a New Home (Wine Spectator)

Jan 29 11:00 AM Vintner purchases Lava Vine winery in Calistoga, where he will make his von Strasser Cabernets and add Lava Vine's diverse lineup to his portfolio
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10 Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Values from Burgundy (Wine Spectator)

Jan 29 10:00 AM New reviews of Burgundy values priced at $40 or less
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9 Intriguing California Cabernets (Wine Spectator)

Jan 25 10:00 AM New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, starting at $22
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8 Exceptional Wines From South Africa's Mullineux (Wine Spectator)

Jan 22 11:00 AM New reviews of reds, whites and a dessert bottling from one of the Cape’s most compelling producers
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12 Diverse Sonoma Chardonnays (Wine Spectator)

Jan 18 10:00 AM New reviews of rich whites from the Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley
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Retrospective: 7 Mature Riojas from Marqués de Cáceres (Wine Spectator)

Jan 15 10:00 AM A non-blind vertical tasting of reservas from Spain's Marqués de Cáceres
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10 Zesty Zinfandels to Try in 2016 (Wine Spectator)

Jan 11 10:00 AM Reviews of new 2013s from Napa and Sonoma
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13 Well-Priced Portuguese Reds (Wine Spectator)

Jan 08 10:00 AM New reviews of red blends and varietals from the Douro River Valley
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9 Enticing California Cabernets for the New Year (Wine Spectator)

Jan 04 10:00 AM New reviews of Napa Cabernet Sauvignons to taste in 2016
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