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Mystery wine fault – ask Decanter

07:30 AM Faults in wines are not always easy to determine. Rob MacCulloch MW explain Decanter a little more about faulty wines. Faults in wines are not always easy to define. We asked Rob MacCulloch MW to explain us a little more about faulty wines. The post Mystery wine fault – ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
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Jefford on Monday: Letter to a young wine taster

May 29 07:42 PM After three decades of wine tasting, Andrew Jefford passes on some of what he’s learned. Tasters enjoy discovering wines at one of Decanter's tasting events in central London. Jefford offers three decades of advice... The post Jefford on Monday: Letter to a young wine taster appeared first on Decanter.
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Wine Legend: Tyrrell’s, Vat 1 Semillon 1994

May 29 07:07 AM A 'supreme expression' of Hunter Valley Semillon, find out why Tyrrell’s, Vat 1 Semillon 1994 is a wine legend... No wine has been awarded more medals on the Australian show circuit... The post Wine Legend: Tyrrell’s, Vat 1 Semillon 1994 appeared first on Decanter.
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Five sparkling rosé wines to drink today

May 28 10:20 AM With summer fast approaching, it's time to enjoy some of these sparkling rosé wines... With summer fast approaching, it's time to enjoy some of these sparkling rosé wines... The post Five sparkling rosé wines to drink today appeared first on Decanter.
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Returning a faulty wine in a restaurant

May 28 10:00 AM Would you have the confidence to return a faulty wine in a restaurant? Faulty wine: it happens to everyone. Recently, my wife and I set out across London to try an Italian restaurant which had always received favourable reviews. …Continue reading » The post Returning a faulty wine in a restaurant appeared first on Decanter.
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High alcohol wines – ask Decanter

May 28 07:08 AM Do higher alcohol levels in wines impact on cellaring potential and drinking windows? Winemaker Randy Ullon answers our reader's question. Do higher alcohol levels in wines impact on cellaring potential and drinking windows? The post High alcohol wines – ask Decanter appeared first on Decanter.
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10 Wallet-Friendly Sparkling Wines (Wine Spectator)

May 27 10:00 AM New reviews of sparkling expressions from around the globe
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The ABC quiz – test your knowledge

May 27 09:47 AM Test your knowledge of this major international grape variety with this week's Decanter.com quiz. The Decanter.com ABC quiz: See below to test your knowledge. This grapes variety has conquered the world twice over, dominating …Continue reading » The post The ABC quiz – test your knowledge appeared first on Decanter.
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José Mourinho to renew wine bond with Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United

May 27 06:30 AM José Mourinho will have the chance to renew his fine wine friendship with Sir Alex Ferguson after being appointed Manchester United manager. José Mourinho will be able to enjoy fine wine with Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. José Mourinho was pictured buying wine from Hedonism in central London yesterday, just hours before Manchester United confirmed today (27 …Continue reading » The post José Mourinho to renew wine bond with Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United appeared ...
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D’Yquem 1892 found in ‘secret’ Czech wine cellar

May 27 04:34 AM A secret stash of rare wines worth 1m euros has been found in a Czech castle that once belonged to suspected Nazi sympthasisers, according to Coravin, which has offered its wine access system to assess the cellar's quality. Coravin is used to assess bottles found in the Czech cellar. Château d’Yquem and Corton Charlemagne from 1892 were just two of the 133 bottles of fine wine discovered beneath floorboards …Continue reading » The post D’Yquem 1892 found in ...
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Local winery submits petition to create Upstate New York wine region

May 27 03:00 AM Some Capital Region wineries are not located in one of New York's four wine regions, which limits what can be written on the label. But now local vineyards are on their way to creating a designated wine region in Upstate New York called the Upper Hudson.
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Nicholasville Winery Certified as the First Commercial Vineyard in U.S.

May 27 03:00 AM Placement On National Register Secures Kentucky's Place In Winemaking History
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What the Maker of Sutter Home Wines Is Trying to Do Next

May 27 03:00 AM For a company so long associated with a single brand, it's a gamble. But the Trincheros are going all in. Torres says the company spent $36 million on the new winery, which is set to open a visitor's center in June.
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MO: Augusta Winery Adding Barrel Storage Building

May 27 03:00 AM The 10,000-square-foot building is under construction adjacent to the winery's tasting room, according to owner Tony Kooyumjian.
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Damage from cold snap varies for Great Lakes wineries

May 27 03:00 AM The weekend of May 14-15, temperatures dipped to below freezing for most of southeastern Minnesota and southern Wisconsin. This ruined large portions of grapes for many local wineries.
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For the weekend: Great wines under £20

May 27 02:00 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 hunts the tastings to find exciting, great value wines, all for under £20... The post For the weekend: Great wines under £20 appeared first on Decanter.
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Unfiltered: Christian Moueix's 30 Years as the Face of Napa's Dominus Estate (Wine Spectator)

May 26 05:00 PM Plus, Congress recognizes the Judgment of Paris, Cheech Marin's new Mezcal habit, and bubbly charity efforts from Moët & Chandon and Riunite
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Obituary: Donn Chappellet

May 26 06:58 AM Donn Chappellet, pioneering Pritchard Hill vintner and founder of Chappellet Vineyards, passed away on Sunday 22 May, aged 84. Don Chappellet, pioneering Pritchard Hill vintner and founder of Chappellet Vineyards, has died, aged 84. The post Obituary: Donn Chappellet appeared first on Decanter.
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Anson: Fomenting a Spanish red wine revolution

May 25 07:24 PM How can Spanish red wine take the next step up? Peter Sisseck of Pingus has a few ideas, writes Jane Anson in her latest Decanter.com column. How can Spanish red wines take the next step up? The post Anson: Fomenting a Spanish red wine revolution appeared first on Decanter.
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Quiz: Guess the wine estate name 2

May 25 11:32 AM Can you tell what the name of the wine estate is based on the pictures below? How well do you know your wineries? Scroll through the pictures below and piece together the activity or object portrayed …Continue reading » The post Quiz: Guess the wine estate name 2 appeared first on Decanter.
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Napa Valley Vintners to Host Hong Kong Wine Auction (Wine Spectator)

May 25 10:00 AM The organization behind Auction Napa Valley partners with Christie’s auction house to bring its Premiere Napa Valley sale to China for the first time
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Cape Town: Restaurants and wine bars

May 25 07:45 AM South Africa’s ‘Mother City’ offers incredible views, restaurants and bars, says Gary Jordan – not to mention all the wine regions just a short drive away... Lions Head Hike South Africa’s ‘Mother City’ offers incredible views, restaurants and bars... The post Cape Town: Restaurants and wine bars appeared first on Decanter.
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Over 55s warned over wine investment scams

May 25 05:54 AM One in four over 55s in the UK have fallen victim to investment scams, with wine and diamonds among the most popular vehicles for fraudsters, says the country's Financial Conduct Authority. Officials have launched a campaign to warn older adults in the UK about the dangers of alternative investments and to …Continue reading » The post Over 55s warned over wine investment scams appeared first on Decanter.
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Firm Alleges Rudy Kurniawan Sold It $2.45 Million in Fake Burgundy, and Wine Merchants Helped (Wine Spectator)

May 24 03:30 PM Lawsuit accuses collectible wine experts of facilitating the sale of 132 fake bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti; they deny the claims
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The Judgement of Paris Napa wine tour

May 24 12:45 PM Plan the ultimate Judgement of Paris commemorative wine trip in Napa Valley, California, with this guide on where to taste, eat and stay... Stay at the Meritage Resort and enjoy their Judgement of Paris overnight package. Plan the ultimate Judgement of Paris wine trip in Napa with where to taste, eat and stay... The post The Judgement of Paris Napa wine tour appeared first on Decanter.
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Zinfandel to change your mind

May 24 12:28 PM Do you struggle to find a Zinfandel you enjoy? Things have changed, says Matt Stamp MS, who explains his love of the variety and picks five to change your mind... Struggle to find a Zinfandel you enjoy? Matt Stamp MS explains his love of the variety... The post Zinfandel to change your mind appeared first on Decanter.
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8 & $20 Recipe: Pork Belly Banh Mi (Wine Spectator)

May 24 12:00 PM An indulgent yet fresh-flavored Vietnamese sandwich finds its foil in a Pinot Gris
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New York rooftop vineyard plots first vintage

May 24 11:59 AM A vineyard planted on a rooftop in Brooklyn, New York, has said it plans to release the first vintage from its own grapes next year. Vines are flourishing at Rooftop Reds in Brooklyn. The New York vineyard, named Rooftop Reds, plans to release its first vintage from 1,400 square metres of vines in …Continue reading » The post New York rooftop vineyard plots first vintage appeared first on Decanter.
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Take a tour of the Cloudy Bay garden at the Chelsea Flower Show…

May 24 10:52 AM See inside the Cloudy Bay garden installation at this week's Chelsea flower show in central London. Cloudy Bay returns to the Chelsea flower show with it’s latest garden... The post Take a tour of the Cloudy Bay garden at the Chelsea Flower Show… appeared first on Decanter.
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Sotheby’s Scores Big with Bill Koch's $21.9 Million Wine Auction (Wine Spectator)

May 24 10:45 AM Billionaire collector offers 20,000 bottles of rarities in a sale that brings in one of the highest wine auction totals in history
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Donn Chappellet, Pioneering Vintner of Napa Valley's Pritchard Hill, Dies at 84 (Wine Spectator)

May 24 10:00 AM Leaving Los Angeles for Napa in 1967, Chappellet produced outstanding wine and put an appellation on the map
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Rain means Chile 2016 vintage ‘more like Bordeaux’

May 24 07:41 AM April showers hit the Chile 2016 vintage, with some producers describing conditions as more like those on France's Atlantic coast and overall production down by a fifth versus 2015. Rain clouds loom over Colchagua Valley vineyards. First look: Chile 2016 vintage With wine regions spanning over 1000km, the Chile 2016 vintage was always going to have …Continue reading » The post Rain means Chile 2016 vintage ‘more like Bordeaux’ appeared first on Decanter.
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10 Charming California Pinot Noirs (Wine Spectator)

May 23 10:00 AM New reviews of 2014 reds from the Sonoma Coast
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Sommelier Talk: Daniel Pernice Brings Italia to Georgia (Wine Spectator)

May 20 12:30 PM At Osteria Mattone, the wine director is expanding the horizons of wine lovers in an Atlanta suburb
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Grilled Striped Bass and White Burgundy for Memorial Day (Wine Spectator)

May 20 10:00 AM Ring in summer with a Newport-inspired dish and 14 lively whites
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16 Fresh Whites from Italy and Beyond (Wine Spectator)

May 20 10:00 AM New reviews of diverse white wines for summertime sipping
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Journalist Morley Safer, Who Highlighted Red Wine’s Potential Health Benefits, Dies at 84 (Wine Spectator)

May 19 05:45 PM The acclaimed 60 Minutes correspondent brought news to life; he also introduced Americans to the French Paradox
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Recent Wine Auctions Show Why Hart Davis Hart Is Top Domestic House (Wine Spectator)

May 19 04:00 PM Focused on the American market, the 2015 domestic sales leader hosted a blockbuster Burgundy sale in April
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10 Enticing California Pinot Noirs (Wine Spectator)

May 16 10:00 AM New reviews of Russian River Valley charmers from the 2014 vintage
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18 Southern Italian Stars (Wine Spectator)

May 13 10:00 AM New reviews of rich reds and mouthwatering whites and rosés from Campania, Puglia, Sicily and more
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2000 Bordeaux Retrospective Wine Tasting: Hindsight for a Hyped Vintage (Wine Spectator)

May 12 01:30 PM Revisiting the millennial vintage shows how far Bordeaux has come
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10 Lively California Whites and Rosés (Wine Spectator)

May 09 11:00 AM New reviews of crisp and refreshing wines to complement an alfresco meal
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12 Elegant Chianti Classicos (Wine Spectator)

May 06 10:00 AM New reviews of Italian reds from 2014, 2013 and 2012
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9 Enticing California Cabernets (Wine Spectator)

May 02 10:00 AM New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc from Napa and Sonoma
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12 White Wine Treasures from Portugal (Wine Spectator)

Apr 29 10:00 AM New reviews of whites from Douro and Vinho Verde
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