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Wine Legend: Kanonkop Pinotage 1995

07:09 AM Why it makes the Decanter hall of fame... Why it makes the Decanter hall of fame... The post Wine Legend: Kanonkop Pinotage 1995 appeared first on Decanter.
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I Taste Red by Jamie Goode: Book Review

Jan 21 05:00 AM William Kelley recommends I Taste Red by Jamie Goode as a good read for curious wine lovers who want to learn more about the science of taste. Read his review below... William Kelley recommends I Taste Red by Jamie Goode... The post I Taste Red by Jamie Goode: Book Review appeared first on Decanter.
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Jancis Robinson donates papers to UC Davis

Jan 20 10:15 AM Wine journalist and author Jancis Robinson MW OBE has donated her archive – covering more than 40 years of wine writing – to the library of the University of California, Davis. Jancis Robinson MW OBE at Decanter's Fine Wine Encounter 2013 in central London. Critic follows Hugh Johnson in donating to archive... The post Jancis Robinson donates papers to UC Davis appeared first on Decanter.
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Here’s the wines on Trump’s inauguration lunch menu

Jan 20 04:12 AM US officials have risked re-opening old wounds with Champagne houses by picking a 'California Champagne' for president Donald Trump's inauguration lunch. See the full menu below - and it doesn't include bottles from the Trump winery in Virginia. Donald Trump. A California 'Champagne' plus two other wines make the list... The post Here’s the wines on Trump’s inauguration lunch menu appeared first on Decanter.
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Quiz: Old World vs New World – test your knowledge

Jan 20 03:48 AM Can you match the New World wines with their Old World counterparts and influences? Test your knowledge with our latest wine quiz... Yealands Estate Seaview Vineyard in Marlborough. Test your skills... The post Quiz: Old World vs New World – test your knowledge appeared first on Decanter.
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Sonoma Valley Vintners Alliance prunes away from Wine Country Weekend

Jan 20 02:00 AM While it is being billed as an amicable, beneficial parting of the ways, eyebrows raised in the wine industry yesterday when the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance announced at its annual members meeting that the trade organization will no longer co-own and co-operate the wildly successful Wine Country Weekend
Wine Business

Lawmakers weigh 4th tasting room for Washington wineries

Jan 20 02:00 AM Overall, the Washington House Commerce & Gaming Committee held hearings Jan. 12 on three wine-related bills. The committee likely will vote on whether to send the three to full House floor votes sometime during the next two weeks. Here is a breakdown on what happened.
Wine Business

Vintage Wine Estates purchase of Cameron Hughes Wine, Inc. has been finalized

Jan 20 02:00 AM Both founders Cameron Hughes and Jessica Kogan will remain in leadership roles in the company; Cameron Hughes as Vintner and face of the brand and Jessica Kogan as the Chief Marketing Strategist and Innovation Officer. The majority of Cameron Hughes employees will retain their positions
Wine Business

Wineries Welcome Rain Despite Drawbacks

Jan 20 02:00 AM Soaked vineyards, roadblocks and communications outages
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Rain forces North Coast vineyard workers to hustle on pruning duties

Jan 20 02:00 AM While the heavy rains that have swamped the North Coast this month have brought drought relief to the local wine industry, the deluge has put work crews weeks behind on critical pruning that must be done before late-winter bud break
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Wine Country Travel Watch: If the French Laundry Wears You Out, You Can Get a Bedroom (Wine Spectator)

Jan 19 04:50 PM Thomas Keller’s French Laundry announces plans for a hotel, joining numerous new lodging and dining options up and down the Napa Valley wine roads
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Unfiltered: French Protesters Destroy More Spanish Wine (Wine Spectator)

Jan 19 03:30 PM Also in Unfiltered, British pop-reggae band UB40 makes Red Red Wine, and an unusual solution to a very cold ice-wine problem in Canada
Wine Spectator

Fires threaten vineyards in Chile’s Colchagua Valley

Jan 19 12:32 PM Wineries and vineyards in Chile's Colchagua Valley have been put on red alert due to wildfires in the region. Ash clouds over La Despensa boutique winery. Vines are Mourvedre. Chilean vineyards put on 'red alert'... The post Fires threaten vineyards in Chile’s Colchagua Valley appeared first on Decanter.
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10 Wine Stars in Texas (Wine Spectator)

Jan 19 10:00 AM Texas does wine in a big way at these Restaurant Award–winning dining darlings
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Turning Tables: Momofuku Opens at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Wine Spectator)

Jan 19 10:00 AM Plus, new restaurants coming soon from Minnesota’s Gavin Kaysen and Colorado duo Bobby Stuckey and Lachlan Mackinnon
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14 Bordeaux Red Wine Values Under $25 (Wine Spectator)

Jan 19 10:00 AM New reviews of 2014 St.-Emilion, Pessac-Léognan, Côtes de Bordeaux and more
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Anson: March of the Loire

Jan 19 03:25 AM Jane Anson meets some of the people who put Loire on the fine wine map. Fomenting revolution in the cellars of Domaine des Roches Neuves in Saumur-Champigny. Jane Anson meets Loire wine pioneers... The post Anson: March of the Loire appeared first on Decanter.
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Wine Spectator Announces Winner of 2016 Sweepstakes (Wine Spectator)

Jan 18 01:00 PM The California wine lover will receive the Top 10 wines of 2015
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DWWA judge profile: Philip Tuck MW

Jan 18 11:37 AM Philip Tuck MW is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Philip Tuck MW Philip Tuck MW is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) The post DWWA judge profile: Philip Tuck MW appeared first on Decanter.
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DWWA judge profile: Mark Savage MW

Jan 18 11:32 AM Mark Savage MW is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) DWWA Judge: Mark Savage MW Mark Savage MW is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) The post DWWA judge profile: Mark Savage MW appeared first on Decanter.
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Angry French winemakers attack Spanish lorries, block depot

Jan 18 10:34 AM Tension is rising in southern France after winemakers staged a day of action, emptying at least one tanker of Spanish wine and blocking a depot used by the wine subsidiary of Carrefour supermarket. Spanish wine pours out of a tanker after French winemakers smashed open its vats in April 2016. January 2017 has seen similar protests. Tension rises in southern France over cheap imports... The post Angry French winemakers attack Spanish lorries, block depot appeared first on Decanter.
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DWWA Judge Profile: Lukasz Kolodziejczyk

Jan 18 07:38 AM Lukasz Kolodziejczyk is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Lukasz Kolodziejczyk DWWA Lukasz Kolodziejczyk Lukasz Kolodziejczyk joined Cult Wines as head of fine wines in March 2016. Originally from  Poland, Lukasz has …Continue reading » The post DWWA Judge Profile: Lukasz Kolodziejczyk appeared first on Decanter.
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UK restaurant wine lists: Where to go

Jan 18 07:37 AM The problem with dining out today is not just the high price of bottles on many wine lists but their poor quality, says Tom Cannavan. Luckily for wine lovers, there are establishments out there bucking the trend. Here's a selection of chains and local restaurants... The 10 Cases, London For great choice and value... The post UK restaurant wine lists: Where to go appeared first on Decanter.
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Top dry Loire Chenin Blanc – Panel Tasting

Jan 18 07:30 AM See five of the top scoring wines from our panel tasting... Five of our best scorers... The post Top dry Loire Chenin Blanc – Panel Tasting appeared first on Decanter.
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Lees ageing or batonnage: Can you taste the difference? – ask Decanter

Jan 18 05:14 AM Do lees ageing and batonnage give the same result in a wine...? How do they compare...? The post Lees ageing or batonnage: Can you taste the difference? – ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
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Theresa May’s Brexit speech keeps wine drinkers and trade guessing

Jan 18 03:36 AM Theresa May's speech on the UK's Brexit strategy filled in some blanks but left key questions unanswered for wine drinkers, workers, importers and retailers. Theresa May said that the UK was prepared to leave the single market. What did we learn?... The post Theresa May’s Brexit speech keeps wine drinkers and trade guessing appeared first on Decanter.
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2016 End-of-Year Wine Auction Report Hints at Strong Times to Come (Wine Spectator)

Jan 18 12:00 AM Overall sales decline as Wally's halts auctions, but Sotheby's, Zachys and others report banner years and surging interest
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The Peter Michael Winery Portfolio Tasting

Jan 17 12:34 PM William Kelley went to New York to taste the world-class Californian wines of Englishman Sir Peter Michael... William Kelley went to New York to taste the world-class Californian wines of Englishman Sir Peter Michael... The post The Peter Michael Winery Portfolio Tasting appeared first on Decanter.
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Vinexpo to launch new ‘explorer’ initiative

Jan 17 10:04 AM Vinexpo has announced that it will be launching ‘Vinexpo Explorer’ later this year, an initiative to bring together buyers and winemakers. A new initiative from Vinexpo.... The post Vinexpo to launch new ‘explorer’ initiative appeared first on Decanter.
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DWWA judge profile: Thierry Meyer

Jan 17 05:48 AM Thierry Meyer is the Regional Chair for Alsace at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) DWWA regional chair: Thierry Meyer Thierry Meyer Thierry Meyer was born and raised in Alsace, France. He began writing about wine in 1999, using the …Continue reading » The post DWWA judge profile: Thierry Meyer appeared first on Decanter.
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DWWA judge profile: Patricio Tapia

Jan 17 05:34 AM Patricio Tapia is the Regional Chair for Argentina and the rest of South America at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) DWWA regional chair: Patricio Tapia Patricio Tapia Patricio Tapia graduated with a degree in journalism from the Universidad de Chile in Santiago, before attending Bordeaux …Continue reading » The post DWWA judge profile: Patricio Tapia appeared first on Decanter.
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DWWA judge profile: Anthony Rose

Jan 17 05:23 AM Anthony Rose is joint Regional Chair for Australia with Huon Hooke at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) DWWA regional chair: Anthony Rose Anthony Rose Anthony Rose is a wine critic who contributes to Decanter, The World of Fine Wine, FT How To Spend It …Continue reading » The post DWWA judge profile: Anthony Rose appeared first on Decanter.
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Sommelier Talk: Brad Steven, Wichita's Wine Wizard (Wine Spectator)

Jan 13 11:00 AM At Wine Dive, Brad Steven leads Kansans to the vinous finest
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Phylloxera Strikes Colorado Wine Country (Wine Spectator)

Jan 13 09:00 AM The vine-killing insect has been found in four vineyards since November
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Unfiltered: Wildfires Sweeping Across South African Wine Country (Wine Spectator)

Jan 12 03:30 PM Also in Unfiltered, putting the biodynamics calendar to the test, the return of coca wine, and Starbucks regroups on wine service
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19 Diverse Wines from Sicily (Wine Spectator)

Jan 12 10:00 AM New reviews of reds and whites from Italy's biggest island
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9 California Cabernet Sauvignon Wines from Beyond Napa (Wine Spectator)

Jan 09 10:00 AM New reviews of reds from Sonoma, Paso Robles, Lake County and afar
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10 Value-Driven Red Wines from Southern France (Wine Spectator)

Jan 05 10:00 AM New reviews of reds from Languedoc-Roussillon, Cahors, Madiran and more, priced at $25 or less
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12 Chardonnay Value Wines from California (Wine Spectator)

Dec 29 10:00 AM New reviews of diverse whites from Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara and beyond
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13 South Australia Rhône Red Wines (Wine Spectator)

Dec 22 10:00 AM New reviews of Shiraz and Grenache from Down Under
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8 International Bubbly Wines (Wine Spectator)

Dec 19 10:00 AM New reviews of sparkling wines from California and Italy
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Box Scores: 15 Top-Rated California Value Wines (Wine Spectator)

Dec 15 03:20 PM Compelling quality and value are propelling the growth of boxed and canned wines as a younger generation of drinkers looks beyond the bottle
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8 White Burgundy Wines Under $50 (Wine Spectator)

Dec 15 10:00 AM New reviews of Chardonnays from the Mâconnais, Côte Chalonnaise and Chablis
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11 Rhône-style California Red Wines (Wine Spectator)

Dec 12 10:00 AM New reviews of Syrah, Grenache and other Rhône-style red blends
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