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Bordeaux 2016: What merchants and traders are saying about price

04:01 AM Bordeaux should make fewer pricing decisions 'behind closed doors', says a report ahead of en primeur tasting week as new research suggests international merchants are hoping that 2016 prices won't sour the fine market's recovery story. How much of Bordeaux 2016 will be sold in-barrel? Expert commentary from Liv-ex, Wine Lister & BI... The post Bordeaux 2016: What merchants and traders are saying about price appeared first on Decanter.
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What does Brexit mean for supermarket wine? – ask Decanter

03:38 AM What does Brexit mean for everyday supermarket wine prices? We take another look at this question now that the UK has triggered Article 50, kick-starting two years of negotiations that will lead to Britain leaving the European Union. Credit: Steve Cukrov / Alamy What does Brexit mean for everyday supermarket wine prices? The post What does Brexit mean for supermarket wine? – ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
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Bordeaux 2016: What merchants and traders are saying about price

03:00 AM Bordeaux should make fewer pricing decisions 'behind closed doors', says a report ahead of en primeur tasting week as new research suggests international merchants are hoping that 2016 prices won't sour the fine market's recovery story
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Courtwatch: Charles Banks Sued His Mayacamas Vineyards Partners After He Was Indicted in Texas

03:00 AM Suit was dismissed: court documents reveal attempt to dissolve partnership in winery
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Napa Valley Vintners to Participate in International Intellectual Property Meeting on Geographic Indications

03:00 AM The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is participating today in an information session on geographic indications organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations that promotes use of intellectual property
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Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission divided over proposed wine facility

03:00 AM Scribe Winery owners are proposing a 40,000-square-foot production facility at the Business Park on Eighth Street East.
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Sonoma Film Festival runs through April 2

03:00 AM After its single-film opening night on Wednesday, March 29, the Sonoma International Film Festival gets into full swing on Thursday, March 30, going from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. at seven venues. The festival runs through Sunday, April 2.
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Wine Legislation Roundup: A Consumer's Guide to 2017 State Politics (Wine Spectator)

Mar 28 05:00 PM States set most of the rules for alcohol sales and production. So what are your state senators and representatives up to?
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Visit seven wineries in a day: Haro wine festival in Rioja

Mar 28 11:23 AM And you don't even have to drive... All within walking distance... The post Visit seven wineries in a day: Haro wine festival in Rioja appeared first on Decanter.
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How to let a wine a wine breathe, and when – Ask Decanter

Mar 28 11:17 AM Don't fall for the old myth that simply removing the cork will make a difference. We get some expert advice about when you should – and shouldn’t – give wine a chance to breathe… Don't fall for the old myth... The post How to let a wine a wine breathe, and when – Ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
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8 & $20: Braised Lamb Shanks and Lentil Stew Recipe (Wine Spectator)

Mar 28 11:00 AM Lamb is on the spring menu, even with a chill in the air—stay cozy with this hearty braise and a Rhône red
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Château Guiraud fires starting gun with 2016 release

Mar 27 12:32 PM Château Guiraud has already released its Bordeaux 2016 Sauternes wine price, putting itself out in-front of the usual en primeur campaign season.Château Guiraud Sauternes. Sauternes estate gets the jump on rivals... The post Château Guiraud fires starting gun with 2016 release appeared first on Decanter.
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14 Enticing California Rosé Wines (Wine Spectator)

Mar 27 10:00 AM New reviews of refreshing 2016s from the Golden State
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Jefford on Monday: Of schist and schists

Mar 27 03:47 AM Andrew Jefford attends a ‘terroir tasting’ – and addresses one of the key wine questions of our time...An example of a schist vineyard in Terraces du Larzac, Languedoc-Roussillon. Andrew Jefford digs into a big terroir debate... The post Jefford on Monday: Of schist and schists appeared first on Decanter.
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UK ports face standstill after Brexit, warns wine trade

Mar 27 02:43 AM UK ports will be ‘stopped dead’ and wine could be held there for days if a customs deal isn't reached in Brexit negotiations, the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has warned as the government prepares to trigger Article 50 this week. Lorries waiting on the docks at the port of Dover. Leaving customs union would have consequences, says WSTA... The post UK ports face standstill after Brexit, warns wine trade appeared first on Decanter.
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Updated: Tasting notes decoded

Mar 25 09:00 AM Get to grips with the some of the more obscure tasting notes used by wine experts, with graphics from the Decanter design team. This week we decode cassis and tobacco... Don't get caught out at tastings, know your 'tobacco' from your 'leather' 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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In the restaurant: How to complain about your wine — and get the right result

Mar 25 06:00 AM What kind of restaurant diner are you? Would you complain if you had a problem with the service? Or would you smile politely while clenching your fist under the table - in a classically British, non-confrontational manner? Sommelier Emily O’Hare gives advice on how to flag up a faulty wine, and what to expect from the restaurant when you do… Read our sommelier’s guide to making a complaint… The post In the restaurant: How to complain about your wine — and get the right result appeared first on ...
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Should You "Go Dry" for Your Health? (Wine Spectator)

Mar 24 03:30 PM Abstaining from alcohol for a time has become a popular health trend, but it's unclear if a month off is better than simply cutting back how much you drink
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Sommelier Talk: The New Face of Wine at Gramercy Tavern (Wine Spectator)

Mar 24 11:30 AM West Coaster Justin Timsit takes the helm at a New York City institution
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Bordeaux Left Bank wine quiz – Test your knowledge

Mar 24 10:12 AM How well do you really know this cornerstone of the fine wine world? With Bordeaux en primeur on the horizon, and Decanter's Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter happening this weekend in London, test your Left Bank skills here.Bottles of Lafite from the early 19th Century in the château cellars in Bordeaux. Test your skills on this classic region... The post Bordeaux Left Bank wine quiz – Test your knowledge appeared first on Decanter.
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Ageing wine: Double magnum versus bottle

Mar 24 04:59 AM Decanter's content director John Stimpfig investigates the differences between ageing wine in bottle and double magnum, following a recent blind tasting with top Pomerol estate, Château La Conseillante and its new technical director, Marielle Cazeaux. Credit: Château La Conseillante. Decanter's Content Director John Stimpfig investigates the differences between ageing wine in bottle and double magnum... The post Ageing wine: Double magnum versus bottle appeared first on Decanter.
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For the weekend: Great value sparkling wines

Mar 24 04:00 AM Decanter international tastings director Christelle Guibert hunts the tastings to find exciting, great value wines. See our selection of sparkling wines, including Champagne, Cava and Prosecco... Celebrate Mother's Day with one of these must-try sparkling wines... The post For the weekend: Great value sparkling wines appeared first on Decanter.
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Want to Eat at the French Laundry? Buy a Ticket (Wine Spectator)

Mar 23 05:30 PM Thomas Keller's Napa restaurant switches to ticketed reservations, but are diners ready for the shift?
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Unfiltered: Bordeaux Goes Wild with Sebastiao Salgado Photos of Nature's Extremes (Wine Spectator)

Mar 23 04:20 PM Also in Unfiltered, Italian wine- and cheese-crime spreads, Charlie Palmer pairs pigs, and Sting plays ProWein
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Exclusive: Gallo Buys Stagecoach Vineyard and its 600 Acres of Napa Valley Hillside Vines (Wine Spectator)

Mar 23 02:15 PM The Pritchard Hill site, developed by Jan Krupp, is a source of many outstanding wines
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14 Diverse Red Wines from Portugal (Wine Spectator)

Mar 23 10:00 AM New reviews of wines from Douro, Dão, Lisboa and more
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Around the world in six Cabernets

Mar 23 09:35 AM What would the wine world be without Cabernet Sauvignon? Here are six classic examples from across the globe, in case you feel like creating the mother of all Cabernet comparative tastings...Great Cabernets of the world: Wines from a Decanter tasting held in 2015. Inspiration for putting together a global Cabernet tasting... The post Around the world in six Cabernets appeared first on Decanter.
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How to have the best Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter

Mar 23 04:05 AM If you're coming to the Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter in London this weekend, here's our insider tips on how to have the best time. Our insider tips on how to have the best time... The post How to have the best Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter appeared first on Decanter.
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Anson: The last little guys of Pauillac

Mar 23 03:00 AM It's not all multi-million euro mansion houses and vineyard estates in this vaunted appellation on Bordeaux's Left Bank. Jane Anson meets the winemakers who still represent another side of Pauillac. Grapes are brought in during harvest at Domaine Les Sadons in Pauillac. Jane Anson goes beyond the multi-million euro estates... The post Anson: The last little guys of Pauillac appeared first on Decanter.
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Singer Pink reveals California winery and early love for Châteauneuf-du-Pape – Interview

Mar 23 02:39 AM American singer-songwriter Pink, or P!nk, has opened up about her passion for fine wine, including her 'dirty little secret' project in southern California, the wines on her gig 'rider' and dinner with the late Loire legend Charly Foucault and his family. Pink spoke to Olly Smith for the first in a podcast series of interviews with well-known celebrities who enjoy wine, called A Glass With. Pink, also known as P!nk, is a wine fan. American singer on pruning, Pontet-Canet and meeting Charly ...
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Luxury travel: Italian wine tour ideas

Mar 22 12:35 PM Ever dreamt of waking up in a Tuscan palazzo, surrounded by Chianti vineyards? Or perhaps a 12th-century castle in the heart of Barolo? Here's some inspiration for a luxury tour through Italy's finest wine regions…Stunning views across the azure bay... Credit: Porto Roca Explore Italy’s best wine regions via castles, palazzos and boutique hotels… The post Luxury travel: Italian wine tour ideas appeared first on Decanter.
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World Water Day: Decanter donates a further £50,000 to WaterAid

Mar 22 10:24 AM In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially designated March 22 as World Water Day. Decanter's latest donation... The post World Water Day: Decanter donates a further £50,000 to WaterAid appeared first on Decanter.
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Video: Italian police arrest suspected wine and cheese gang

Mar 22 07:00 AM Italian police have arrested several suspected fine wine and cheese thieves and released a video of a gang stealing wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano in the north of the country. Wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano in a factory in Italy. Police reveal details of 'Operation wine and cheese'... The post Video: Italian police arrest suspected wine and cheese gang appeared first on Decanter.
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Where is all the Champagne going? See the latest figures

Mar 22 04:06 AM As the UK gears up to trigger Article 50 next week, a new report shows the extent of damage inflicted on Champagne sales in Britain by a 'sudden' fall in the pound sterling currency amid the Brexit vote. Below, see charts based on Comité Champagne data to show which country drank the most in 2016. Top destinations and fastest risers... The post Where is all the Champagne going? See the latest figures appeared first on Decanter.
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2016 Bordeaux Barrel Tasting: James Molesworth's Blogs and Wine Reviews (Wine Spectator)

Mar 21 03:15 PM James Molesworth is tasting barrel samples in Bordeaux to get a first glimpse of the 2016 vintage. Follow along with his scores, tasting notes and blogs
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Wine Is What You Bring to It (Wine Spectator)

Mar 21 10:30 AM The greatest wines are always a two-way street
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11 Rich California Red Wines (Wine Spectator)

Mar 20 10:00 AM New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and more
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Study Finds Red Wine Compound Slows Aging in Muscles and Neurons (Wine Spectator)

Mar 16 03:30 PM Research found that resveratrol could decrease the adverse impact of aging on motor function
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Unfiltered: Jhené Aiko, Future and A-Trak Find Inspiration in the Bottle (of Belvedere) (Wine Spectator)

Mar 16 03:20 PM Also in Unfiltered, a Bordeaux wine for America's Cup, and Coppolas join forces with Junk Gypsies
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2015 Burgundy Vintage Wine Preview (Wine Spectator)

Mar 16 12:00 PM A vintage of stellar, even mind-blowing Pinot Noirs, and very fine Chardonnays; more than 200 potentially outstanding and classic wines rated
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15 Italian Red Wine Values for $20 or Less (Wine Spectator)

Mar 16 10:00 AM New reviews of value picks from Tuscany, Sicily, Campania and more
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11 Bold California Zinfandel Wines (Wine Spectator)

Mar 13 10:00 AM New reviews of reds from Sonoma, the Bay Area, Sierra Foothills and more
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13 Distinctive Sherry Wines (Wine Spectator)

Mar 09 10:00 AM New reviews of fino and Manzanilla styles from Jerez in Spain
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13 Expressive California Chardonnay Wines (Wine Spectator)

Mar 06 10:00 AM New reviews of whites from Napa, Sonoma, Monterey and beyond
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10 Exciting Red Wines from Chile (Wine Spectator)

Mar 02 10:00 AM New reviews of Syrah, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and more, including some under-$15 values
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