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What price terroir in an era of climate change?

2 weeks 6 days ago
7 January 2021 We're republishing this free as part of our Throwback Thursday series. 21 December 2020 Climate is a major factor in terroir. But what happens when the climate is so obviously changing, asks Dr Richard Smart. The yellowed leaves in this top vineyard on the plateau of Pomerol, which received just 45 mm (1.8 in) of rain mid June to

Spain 2020 – exciting newcomers

2 weeks 6 days ago
Ferran starts an exciting new three-part series based on what he has been tasting during lockdown. See also Spain 2020 – established players' news. The Michelini i Muffato trio above. The first COVID-19-inspired lockdown in Spain lasted three very long months. This historic pandemic has reminded us how lucky we are when everything goes well. In
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Decanter magazine latest issue: February 2021

3 weeks ago

INSIDE THE  FEBRUARY 2021 EDITION OF DECANTER… Features: Wines of the Year (Part 2) The 43 best white, rosé, sweet, fortified and orange wine selections tasted and enjoyed throughout 2020 by Decanter’s panel of experts and staff. (See last month’s issue for red and sparkling wine) Regional profile: Pic St-Loup – Andrew Jefford Decanter World Wine Awards: Top Northern Italian red wines […]

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Bella Callaghan

Tardieu-Laurent's 2019s

3 weeks ago
A late follow-up to Ali Cooper's extensive coverage of Rhône 2019s (see this guide to it), as requested by a Purple Pager in this post on our Members' forum. Like Daniel the Purple Pager, I have long been a fan of Tardieu-Laurent's range of Rhône wines, but I did feel that in some cases the heat and drought of the 2019 growing season got the
Jancis Robinson

Wine in China 2021

3 weeks ago
Master of Wine student Young Shi has returned to her native China and reports on the ups and mainly downs of the wine scene there. But wine lovers there may now freely mingle without masks … Having been in London since December 2019 preparing for my practical MW exam in June (sadly cancelled), I decided in August that it was high time to return
Young Shi

Beyond Piedmont & Veneto: Northern Italy’s top red wines

3 weeks ago

Northern Italy is home to some of the best-known and highest-quality red wines in Italy. While Piedmont and Veneto are arguably the most recognisable regions, beyond them there is much more to be discovered.

Tasted and rated by our expert Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 judges, explore the competition’s top-scoring red wines from Northern Italy’s perhaps less familiar regions...

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Olivia Mason

Consolidated shipping service for DWWA

3 weeks 1 day ago

What is consolidated shipping?

Send your wines to your nearest depot in your country and they will be grouped together with other entrants’ before being sent to our warehouse. Our consolidated shipping service offers you lower shipping rates and will help ensure the safe arrival of your wines. All duties and tax are included in the consolidated shipping fee: […]

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Servicio de envío consolidado - DWWA

3 weeks 1 day ago

Decanter recomienda usar nuestro servicio de envío consolidado para enviar tus vinos a DWWA.

¿Qué es envío consolidado? Es un servicio que ofrecemos a los participantes para el envío de muestras. Puede enviar sus muestras de vino al almacén más cercano en su país y estos se agruparán con otros vinos antes de enviarlos a nuestro almacén en el Reino Unido. Nuestro servicio de envío consolidado ofrece tarifas más bajas […]

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Decanter Staff

Cava becomes geographically specific

3 weeks 1 day ago
Zones, subzones, new categories, but probably not until 2022. We'll be publishing Ferran's tasting notes on some of his favourite Cavas later this month. In January 2020 I contributed an article about the Corpinnat group of wineries and explained what triggered their departure from the DO Cava. Basically, they felt threatened by the diminishing
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