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Nardi: Reflections on Brunello
Wed, 26 Jan 2022

Emilia Nardi, owner of one of Montalcino’s leading estates, gives us some thoughts on her wines and her attitude to sustainability: Brunello di Montalcino is Italy’s most famous red wine. As a producer, what do you think makes it so special? I have always seen Brunello di Montalcino on our family’s table; for me it’s […]

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Top-scoring Amarones: 95+ point wines to seek out
Wed, 26 Jan 2022

The celebrated red wine of the Veneto, and one of Italy’s most recognised wine styles, Amarone della Valpolicella has broad appeal. From elegant and refined styles to rich, velvety, full-bodied wines, Amarone’s flavours range from ripe red cherries, plum and dried herbs to figs, roses, dark chocolate, coffee and smoky vanilla, often with a sensation […]

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Burgundy 2020 releases tap into ‘insatiable’ global demand
Wed, 26 Jan 2022
Beaune vineyards

Liv-ex said the trade ‘is reporting strong sales’ of Burgundy 2020 wines following the first en primeur releases in recent weeks, despite higher prices. Decanter’s Charles Curtis MW rated Côte d’Or reds and whites highly in his Burgundy 2020 overview, published earlier this month. Liv-ex’s new Burgundy report also suggested that getting hold of some […]

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High Street Italy: great choices under £20
Tue, 25 Jan 2022

While independent wine merchants remain the go-to choice for a small portion of the wine-drinking public, in the UK it’s the national high-street chains and supermarkets which continue to attract the lion’s share of wine sales. Accessibility, price and the ability to fling a few bottles into the trolley along with the weekly shop all […]

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Duckhorn expands in Napa Valley with vineyard deals
Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Duckhorn vineyards

The purchases include cool-climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay...

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Laithwaites launches wine in 100% recycled glass bottle
Tue, 25 Jan 2022

The move forms part of the company’s pledge to become Net Zero...

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Walls: Get to know the 20 lieux-dits of Hermitage
Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Hermitage Lieux-Dits
Vineyard workers on the hill of Hermitage

Everything you need to know about the complexities of Hermitage...

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Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2016 vintage report and top-scoring wines
Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2016
Sesti is one of the estates whose 2016 Riserva is 'dialled up a notch compared to their already solid annata versions,' according to Michaela Morris.

See which of the new releases impressed the most...

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Molise: A wine lover's travel guide
Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Trabuccho (fishing platform) in Termoli
A fishing platform ('trabuccho') in Termoli.

The mystique of Molise continues to evade even many Italians with its quietly kept secrets...

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Best Burgundy 2020 premier cru wines
Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Burgundy 2020 premier cru

Top-scoring Burgundy 2020 premier cru wines worth seeking out

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Brunello di Montalcino 2017 vintage report and top-scoring wines
Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Brunello di Montalcino 2017

'Numerous wines demonstrate greater freshness than anticipated,' reports Michaela Morris...

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Bouchard Père & Fils: faithful guardians of Burgundian heritage
Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Founded in 1731 in Beaune by Michel Bouchard, Bouchard Père & Fils remains one of the oldest, family-owned estates in Burgundy. In 1995, Joseph Henriot purchased Bouchard Père & Fils to join Champagne Henriot and later acquired William Fèvre (Chablis) in 1998. The Henriot family then purchased Beaux Frères (Oregon) in 2017, all of which […]

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Alcohol-free wine: is it really wine? - Ask Decanter
Sun, 23 Jan 2022

There’s increasing interest in and demand for low- and no-alcohol beverages that might offer a good alternative to wine, beer and spirits in times of moderation. The category still causes confusion though, with consumers puzzled by the terms used and the processes involved in the production of alcohol-free products. When it comes to alcohol-free wine […]

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Investing in Rioja: a fine wine market taking off
Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Investing in Rioja

Looking at the past and future of the fine wine market for Rioja...

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Verde Valley, Arizona for winelovers: the names to know
Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Verde Valley Arizona, near Sedona
The famous red rock formations of Sedona, Arizona, in the Verde Valley AVA.

The tasting rooms and restaurants to try…

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Burns Night: Wines to match with haggis
Fri, 21 Jan 2022
wines with haggis for Burns Night

If you're planning a Burns supper this year...

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Best value white Burgundy 2020 en primeur to buy
Fri, 21 Jan 2022
value white Burgundy 2020

Top value white wines from this hot but successful vintage.

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Best value red Burgundy 2020 en primeur to buy
Fri, 21 Jan 2022
value red Burgundy 2020

Top value red wines from this hot but successful vintage.

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Castello ColleMassari: Flagship of Tuscany’s Montecucco DOC
Fri, 21 Jan 2022
ColleMassari's spacious, four-level eco-friendly winery

The ColleMassari estate, owned by siblings Claudio Tipa and Maria Iris Bertarelli, lies just south of Montalcino in Tuscany’s bucolic Maremma region, the hilly coastal area that forms the new frontier for Tuscan wines. ColleMassari has 1,200 hectares of land of which 10% are under vine. Existing vineyards were immediately converted to organic by Tipa […]

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Ageability in Rioja: 2001 & 2010
Fri, 21 Jan 2022
Ageability in RIoja

Drink or keep? Comparing the excellent 2001 and 2010 vintages...

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