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Dry German Riesling – word gets out in the US

2 weeks ago
16 June 2022 Rescued from the vaults, this article about fashions in German wines 14 years ago, which is interesting to read in conjunction with Julia's report on a recent visit to the Kellers of Rheinhessen to taste their latest releases, also published today. 5 May 2008 As anyone who has been following the debate here knows, a low-key holy war
Jancis Robinson

The Kellers' 2022 releases

2 weeks ago
The Kellers of Rheinhessen celebrate the past and react to what's likely to happen in the future – Julia's in-depth report on a weekend there. See also K P Keller's recent, useful contributions to our Members' forum. Klaus Peter and Julia Keller are some of the most positive and encouraging people I know: always working with Nature rather than
Julia Harding MW

The fate of the Douro sealed?

2 weeks 1 day ago
James Mayor reports from northern Portugal on a brave attempt to solve the problems of the Douro, against which too many odds are stacked. Any visitor to the Douro Valley in Portugal is struck by the timeless peace and apparent calm of this extraordinarily beautiful mountainous vineyard region. However, beauty can deceive. The Douro is currently

How The Rocks rock

2 weeks 1 day ago
In search of the very special character of wines from this area on the border of Oregon and Washington. At the beginning of March, when Elaine and I embarked on our Washington road trip, we stopped in an AVA that lies entirely within Oregon and yet is familiarly associated with Washington. The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater (colloquially
Samantha Cole-Johnson

Decanter Fine Wine Encounter NYC: our insider tips to the biggest event of the year so far

2 weeks 2 days ago

For the first time in our history, join us in New York this Saturday 18 June and share the unmissable experience of the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter in one of the best cities in the world. Decanter Fine Wine Encounter NYC is taking over the 60th floor Bay Room at Manhatta in Manhattan for an […]

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Laura Timms

A St-Émilion marathon in London

2 weeks 2 days ago
The top St-Émilions from 2011 to 2018 tasted blind – 48 in all. Above, Jean-Philippe Delmas, responsible for the wines of the Haut-Brion stable, takes part in this landmark event at Oswald's. Just before Britain’s four-day Platinum Jubilee celebrations, along with 26 other wine professionals, I spent 14 hours incarcerated in Oswald’s wine-themed
Jancis Robinson

The cult Barolo veteran

2 weeks 2 days ago
In response to this request on our Members’ forum, Walter tracked down one of Barolo’s hidden heroes. In my search for Barolos from staunch traditionalists it didn't take long for me to come across Lorenzo Accomasso, but making an appointment with the estate turned out to be less straightforward. Accomasso does not use a computer nor a mobile
Walter Speller