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Wine Legend: Salon, Le Mesnil 1985

08:00 AM Find out what makes this world-renowned Champagne worthy of the Decanter hall of fame... Why it makes the Decanter hall of fame... The post Wine Legend: Salon, Le Mesnil 1985 appeared first on Decanter.
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How many of these unusual red grape varieties do you know?

Feb 25 05:00 AM Feeling adventurous? How many of these varieties have you tried? Harvesting wild País in the Maule Valley. How many of these unusual red grape varieties have you tried? The post How many of these unusual red grape varieties do you know? appeared first on Decanter.
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Surround Sound? IMAX? Chardonnay? Movie Theaters Look to Alcoholic Beverages (Wine Spectator)

Feb 24 04:30 PM Improved offerings of wine, beer and spirits as well as loosened regulations are making the silver screen a better experience
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Restaurant Roundtable: What's Your Biggest Challenge? (Wine Spectator)

Feb 24 01:00 PM Seven groundbreaking chefs, sommeliers and restaurateurs share the moments that have tested them on the job
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Graphic: 12,000 glasses of Champagne to be served at the Oscars 2017

Feb 24 12:34 PM See our graphic and report on how much food, wine and Champagne will be consumed at this year's Academy Awards. What the stars will be eating and drinking at the Oscars 2017 ceremony. And how much lobster..? See our graphic... The post Graphic: 12,000 glasses of Champagne to be served at the Oscars 2017 appeared first on Decanter.
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Serving wine quiz – test your knowledge

Feb 24 09:03 AM Serving wine is a fine art: different glasses for different wines, what to put with cheese and to decant or not to decant. Do you think you know the answers? Test your wine serving knowledge with our quiz and never put a foot wrong at a dinner party again. Decanting wine can improve its character. The Decanter.com serving wine quiz: See below to test your knowledge. See all Decanter wine quizzes   The post Serving wine quiz – test your knowledge appeared first on Decanter.
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For the weekend: Great wines under £20

Feb 24 02:05 AM Decanter international tastings director Christelle Guibert hunts the tastings to find exciting, great value wines, all for under £20. See our selection of sumptuous Sangiovese wines... Why not indulge in one of these wines made from the sumptuous Sangiovese grape… The post For the weekend: Great wines under £20 appeared first on Decanter.
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2017 Oregon Wine Symposium Recognizes Community Leaders

Feb 24 02:00 AM Eight industry members honored for their commitment to advancing Oregon's wine community
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IQ 2017 Trial Feature: Native (Spontaneous) vs. Inoculated Fermentation in Evergreen Vineyard Chardonnay

Feb 24 02:00 AM "We feel the spontaneous ferment has a richer body, fuller mouthfeel, and enhance aromatic profile. ETS chemical analysis is shown below"
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IQ 2017 Online Registration Ends TODAY

Feb 24 02:00 AM February 24 is the last day to register for this one-of-a-kind ultra-premium winemaking conference
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Michael Honig's vision for the Vintners

Feb 24 02:00 AM Michael Honig recently discussed his goals as chairman of the Napa Valley Vintners' board of directors for 2017: to raise vintners' positive profiles in the community and to grow the reputation of Napa Valley wines overseas. Honig, president of Honig Vineyard & Winery in Rutherford, took over this month from Emma Swain, CEO of St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery as volunteer head of the 525-member trade organization founded in 1944.
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California Grape Farmers Rip Up Vines

Feb 24 02:00 AM California's Central Valley is home to the raisin capital of the world, but now farmers are ripping up tens of thousands of acres of vines, as the American market for the dried fruit has itself dried up. Photo/Video: Jake Nicol/The Wall Street Journal
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Unfiltered: America's Best and Brightest Match Wits and Palates at the Bordeaux Cup (Wine Spectator)

Feb 23 04:20 PM Also in Unfiltered, the NBA's All-Star weekend celebrates with Jack Daniel's, and could your cat be a wine connoisseur?
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Australia’s Swan Valley counts cost of ‘once in a century’ floods

Feb 23 11:31 AM Whole swathes of the upcoming wine harvest in Western Australia's Swan Valley have been washed away by fierce flooding not seen in more than a generation. Flooding in Sittella vineyards in Swan Valley. Grapes washed away before harvest... The post Australia’s Swan Valley counts cost of ‘once in a century’ floods appeared first on Decanter.
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12 Diverse South African Red Wines (Wine Spectator)

Feb 23 10:00 AM New reviews of Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and more
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Anson: Wines to drink in Corsica – ‘Land of legends and magic’

Feb 23 02:00 AM Jane Anson explores Corsica's native grape varieties with the help of local winery owner Jean-Charles Abbatucci and finds the islands is one of the most exciting places to drink wine in France. Vineyards of Domaine Comte Abbatucci in Corsica. Jane Anson explores Corsica's wealth of local styles... The post Anson: Wines to drink in Corsica – ‘Land of legends and magic’ appeared first on Decanter.
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Wines to try when skiing in the Dolomites

Feb 23 01:44 AM The Dolomites is known for its wonderful skiing but when you're off the slopes, make sure you try the local wines, or others from along the Alpine stretch of northern Italy if you choose a different destination... Make sure you try the local wines and cuisine... The post Wines to try when skiing in the Dolomites appeared first on Decanter.
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Arcane restaurant review: Hong Kong oasis with a 1,000-bin wine list

Feb 22 11:00 PM Where else in fast-paced hustle of Hong Kong can you enjoy Wagyu sirloin with a wine made by Château Margaux? Or Yquem 1998 by the glass? Read Fiona Beckett’s review of Arcane, the concept restaurant from Michelin-starred Aussie chef Shane Osborn. Credit: arcane.hk Fiona Beckett gives her verdict on restaurant Arcane - the Hong Kong oasis with a 1000-bin wine list to choose from... The post Arcane restaurant review: Hong Kong oasis with a 1,000-bin wine list appeared first on Decanter.
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The best value Majestic wines to drink this year

Feb 22 06:00 AM Decanter's tasting director, Christelle Guibert, picks her favourite wines that also offer good value-for-money at this well-known UK retailer... Decanter's Christelle Guibert picks her top Majestic wines to drink this year... The post The best value Majestic wines to drink this year appeared first on Decanter.
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UC Davis set to start selling students’ wine

Feb 21 12:08 PM The university will no longer be required to dump thousands of litres of wine a year and could start selling bottles for up to $100. UC Davis wine class Now it won't go to waste... The post UC Davis set to start selling students’ wine appeared first on Decanter.
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The $20 Wine Challenge (Wine Spectator)

Feb 21 11:30 AM Is 20 bucks all you need to drink superbly well?
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Updated: Tasting notes decoded

Feb 21 09:30 AM Get to grips with the some of the more obscure tasting notes used by wine experts, with graphics from the Decanter design team... Don't get caught out at tastings, know your 'strawberry' from your 'buttery' wines. See tasting notes decoded and learn how to talk about wine like an expert. The post Updated: Tasting notes decoded appeared first on Decanter.
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Cannabis Company Purchasing Former Fetzer Wine Property in Mendocino (Wine Spectator)

Feb 21 09:00 AM Redwood Valley Home Ranch Facility was site of original winery; some neighbors are concerned
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Best Chablis 2015 wines tasted by Decanter experts

Feb 21 04:02 AM See some of the top Chablis 2015 wines tasted during the Burgundy en primeur season by Decanter's Stephen Brook. See Stephen Brook's top rated wines... The post Best Chablis 2015 wines tasted by Decanter experts appeared first on Decanter.
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Jane Anson to be Decanter’s sole Bordeaux en primeur taster

Feb 21 03:29 AM Jane Anson, Decanter's award-winning contributing editor and long-running Bordeaux specialist, will be the publication's sole taster for Bordeaux en primeur wines as of the upcoming 2016 vintage campaign. Jane Anson is Decanter's lead reviewer of Bordeaux... The post Jane Anson to be Decanter’s sole Bordeaux en primeur taster appeared first on Decanter.
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Red Wine Consumption Could Fight Dementia (Wine Spectator)

Feb 21 02:30 AM A preliminary study found that natural compounds in grapes can contain the spread of diseases such as Alzheimer's
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Man builds house out of Champagne bottles

Feb 20 10:38 AM A builder from western Russia’s Ural Mountains has constructed a house out of Champagne bottles, show reports. Made from thousands of bottles... The post Man builds house out of Champagne bottles appeared first on Decanter.
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Jefford on Monday: Enigma Variations

Feb 20 02:00 AM Areas like Bordeaux and Burgundy have not always produced France's most luxurious wines. Andrew Jefford decodes the Gaillac puzzle... Hillside vineyards in France's Gaillac region. France's forgotten luxury wine... The post Jefford on Monday: Enigma Variations appeared first on Decanter.
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Five Masseto wines to buy

Feb 20 01:30 AM Susan Hulme MW attended a rare vertical tasting of Masseto in December 2016. Below, you can find her top five vintages of this highly rated wine produced alongside Ornellaia by Italy's Frescobaldi family. Masseto grapes. Susan Hulme MW's top vintages... The post Five Masseto wines to buy appeared first on Decanter.
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Wine Legend: Château Palmer 1961

Feb 19 11:00 AM Find out the story behind the this classic Bordeaux legend... Why it makes the Decanter hall of fame... The post Wine Legend: Château Palmer 1961 appeared first on Decanter.
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How many of these unusual white grape varieties do you know?

Feb 18 08:00 AM Here's some wines to track down if you're feeling adventurous... Sylvaner vineyard. Wines to try if you're feeling adventurous... The post How many of these unusual white grape varieties do you know? appeared first on Decanter.
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What food to pair with Auslese Riesling? – Ask Decanter

Feb 18 05:00 AM Sommelier Melanie Wagner has some ideas for this tricky match... What would work well...? The post What food to pair with Auslese Riesling? – Ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
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South African Vintners Angry over Mining Permits in Swartland Wine Region (Wine Spectator)

Feb 16 03:30 PM Digging up sand for construction firms on vineyard properties would destroy the local beauty, they argue
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Unfiltered: From the New York Fashion Week Runways: How Much for that Champagne Vending Machine?! (Wine Spectator)

Feb 16 03:20 PM Also in Unfiltered, a 17th-century Dutch Master painting of Bacchus stolen by Nazis finds its rightful owner, and Jose Cuervo celebrates its 222nd birthday with far-out art
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Turning Tables: Jose Garces’ New Atlantic City Restaurants (Wine Spectator)

Feb 16 10:00 AM Plus, Francis Mallman joins the team at Bodega Garzón in Uruguay
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9 Top-Notch Restaurant Chains to Count on for Great Wine (Wine Spectator)

Feb 16 10:00 AM No matter your city, these restaurants’ wine lists have you covered
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10 Masterful Marsannay Wines (Wine Spectator)

Feb 16 10:00 AM New reviews of Pinot Noir from Burgundy's Côte de Nuits
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9 Coastal California Pinot Noir Wines (Wine Spectator)

Feb 13 10:00 AM New reviews of reds from Mendocino, Sonoma and beyond
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8 Piedmont Underdog Red Wines (Wine Spectator)

Feb 09 10:00 AM New reviews of Barbera and Dolcetto reds
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9 California Chardonnay Value Wines (Wine Spectator)

Feb 06 10:00 AM New reviews of whites from Sonoma, Napa and more
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10 Oregon True Wine Values (Wine Spectator)

Feb 02 10:00 AM New reviews of well-priced picks, from Syrah to sparkling wine
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1997 Vintage Port Retrospective: Lucky 7 (Wine Spectator)

Jan 30 10:40 AM At age 20, the 1997 vintage is unfurling beautifully
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10 Dynamic Zinfandel Wines from California (Wine Spectator)

Jan 30 10:00 AM New reviews of reds from Sonoma, Napa and Paso Robles
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11 Lively Red Wines from Spain (Wine Spectator)

Jan 26 11:00 AM New reviews of wines from Rioja, Ribera del Duero and beyond
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13 California Sauvignon Blanc Wines (Wine Spectator)

Jan 23 10:00 AM New reviews of whites from Napa, Sonoma, Lodi and Santa Barbara
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