- Chanel expands in Bordeaux with Château Berliquet deal
Luxury fashion house Chanel has bought a third Bordeaux wine estate, confirming that it has acquired Château Berliquet in St-Emilion after months of speculation.
Maison Chanel and its owners, the Wertheimer brothers, ended several weeks of rumours by confirming the acquisition of Château Berliquet, …Continue reading »
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- Adelaide, South Australia Best of Wine Tourism winners announced
Promotional featureSeven South Australian businesses are toasting success, after being named winners in the 2018 South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards.
See the winners...
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- Deadly fires hit wine regions in Spain and Portugal
Wildfires in winemaking areas of Portugal and northern Spain have claimed at least 45 lives and burnt through thousands of hectares of agricultural land, including vineyards and winery owners' homes in both Galicia and the Dão.
Devastating fires claim lives and damage vines...
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- Updated: Tasting notes decoded
Get to grips with the some of the more obscure tasting notes used by wine experts, with graphics from Annabelle Sing. This week we decode 'camomile' and 'blackberry'...
Don't get caught out at tastings, know your notes...
- Anson: A shifting role for Bordeaux négociants? – Interview
Jane Anson interviews Ariane Khaida about becoming head of Duclot merchant house in Bordeaux and her views on what the city's wine trading houses still have to offer amid questions over the current system.
Jane Anson interviews Ariane Khaida...
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- Brancott Estate unveils ‘matrix’ sculpture in vineyard
New Zealand producer Brancott Estate has revealed the result of its design collaboration with New York-based Studio Dror.
New Zealand wine group Brancott Estate has unveiled a sculpture in its vineyards created by New York-based designer Dror Benshetrit. …Continue reading »
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- DWWA winners at Great Western Wines Tasting
A selection of Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 winners will be on show at Great Western Wines' tasting on 2 November 2018
Award-winning wines from the Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 (DWWA) will be showcased at the UK retailer Great Western Wines‘ portfolio …Continue reading »
- Codorníu parent firm agrees to move HQ out of Catalonia – report
Directors at the holding company of Cava producer Codorníu have reportedly agreed to move their head office address from Catalonia to Rioja as political tension mounts over the region's independence vote. Read more below and see Miquel Hudin's commentary on what independence might mean for the region's winemakers.
Unideco board agrees to move business address...
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- Hemel-en-Aarde wineries to visit
Explore wineries on the Hermanus wine route in South Africa's Western Cape with Angela Lloyd's top picks...
Explore South Africa's Western Cape...
- Latest on wildfires in California wine country
See the latest information on the California wildfires and read Liza B. Zimmerman's report on the impact on communities.
The latest and how to help...
- Destroyed Signorello winery owner: ‘We need to get back in business’
Ray Signorello Jr has vowed to rebuild after losing his entire winery building in the deadly fires that have swept across North California in the past week.
Owner determined to rebuild...
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- Haut-Bailly owner makes ‘officer’ grade on French honours list
Robert G Wilmers, owner of Château Haut-Bailly in Pessac Léognan since 1998 and chairman of M&T Bank Corporation in the US, has been awarded one of France’s highest civilian honours.
Bob Wilmers awarded at special ceremony...
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- Jefford on Monday: The Tuscan Original
Andrew Jefford discovers a different way of doing things at Fattoria La Vialla.
Wine is full of colossal pretensions, but not here...
- Wine Legend: Vega Sicilia, Unico 1964
Why it makes the Decanter hall of fame?
Why it makes the Decanter hall of fame?
- For the weekend: 10 great value Rioja reds
Bold and vibrant Rioja reds for your weekend - find your perfect style for under £20, selected by Decanter's tasting team...
Classic Gran Reservas or new wave organic wines? Find your perfect Rioja under £20...