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Entries to the 2020 Decanter Retailer Awards close in just one month, then the judging begins. Ahead of this, get to know the newest member of the 2020 judging panel, Kate Hawkings, as she addresses the UK wine retail industry, current trends and more.
Tell us about yourself. How did you get into the drinks industry? I come from a restaurant background, beginning as a waitress when I was a student (MANY years ago) where I fell in love with the world of eating and drinking, and that’s where I began to learn about wine. I went on to […]
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Wine Legend: Château Figeac 1949, St-Emilion 1GCC, Bordeaux, France Bottles produced N/A Composition 50% Cabernet Franc, 34% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Malbec Yield 25hl/ha Alcohol 12% Release price N/A Price today A jeroboam of the wine was sold at Christie’s in 2017 for £8,225 A legend because… Long regarded as an archetypal Bordeaux, with […]
Bottled wine import in China has dropped by over a quarter in both volume and value during January to April 2020
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What is the difference between primary and secondary aromas?
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A look at these 'salt and pepper' grapes...
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Château Palmer has entered the fledgling Bordeaux en primeur campaign.
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Olivier Krug discusses the Champagne house’s project to 'translate' its wines into music
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Small production and rising acclaim have caused price spikes for the top echelon of Nebbiolo wines from Piedmont, but there are so many options further down the ladder – not least due to a run of good vintages, including an exceptional Barolo 2016 crop. From digging into lesser-known Barolo crus to unearthing fresh winemaking talent and […]
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Surreal is a word you sometimes see used to describe the vineyards of the Canary Islands. And it’s true there’s something uncanny, almost nightmarish about, say, a vineyard trained with the traditional cordon trenzado method in El Valle de la Orotava on the archipelago’s largest island of Tenerife. Arranged horizontally just inches above the ground, […]
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