TV’s ‘silver fox’ couldn’t be more serious about wine, as Lucy Shaw discovers on a tour of not one, but two cellars at his country home
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Founder and chief winemaker of Ravenswood Joel Peterson talks to Decanter's Lucy Shaw about what winemakers need to do to get Zinfandel recognised as a world class wine, how zinfandel…
London merchant Bordeaux Index has launched the first fine wine price index to monitor the movement of fine wine prices on a daily rather than monthly basis. Eponymously titled, ‘The…
Olivier Bernard, head of renowned Graves property Domaine de Chevalier, has bought a number of plots in Pessac-Léognan to be used in a new wine project.
Renowned El Bulli chef Ferran Adrià is tired of working as a commercial chef, he has admitted.
It's mid afternoon and I'm being led into a secret part of the Gonzalez Byass cellars in Jerez by winemaker Antonio Flores.
Decanter took over Selfridges last night with the launch of its yearly tenure at the Wonder Bar.
Australian winemakers have been banned from using the words Champagne, Port and Sherry on their labels under a major EU deal.
TV wine personality Jilly Goolden was at Speaker’s Corner in London’s Hyde Park this morning alongside a pair of giant, 2m high cork sculptures to launch an initiative by the…
Julio Iglesias doesn’t do things by halves. During his 42-year music career, the Madrid-born singer has sold more than 300 million albums in 14 different languages, making him among the…
Eight middle-aged men in double-stringed red thongs are gyrating in front of me. Their powder white skin paired with the red G-strings makes them look like Santa’s little helpers.
UK budget holiday company Butlins has launched its first fine wine list.
The UK Government has spent nearly £18,000 on wine since the General Election, leading to calls for the entire collection to be sold off.
UK supermarket chain 99p Stores’ plans to sell wine for 99p a bottle, to the dismay of some alcohol awareness professionals.
Rioja had been a byword for avant-garde architecture before Frank Gehry built his hotel at Marqués de Riscal in 2006.
It’s a hair-raising trip to get there, but the folk-singing, grape-stomping fun of the island’s fringe wine festival is well worth it, says LUCY SHAW
A Lancashire pub has launched the first all-English wine list in the UK.
Galvin La Chapelle in London's Shoreditch scooped the Restaurant of the Year award last night at the Tatler Laurent-Perrier Restaurant Awards 2010.
Former Mondavi CEO Michael Mondavi has admitted that a large number of non-profitable California wineries will change hands ‘under duress’ this year.
The duo behind Texture, the Michelin-starred restaurant in London’s Portman Square, are to open a sister restaurant in early June.
Hunter Valley winemaker Bruce Tyrrell has spoken out about the grape oversupply crisis in Australia.
The crisis in California is a great opportunity for consumers, US winemaker Mark Beringer has said.
Last week I was invited to an event hosted by New Zealand producer Villa Maria and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. They wanted to explore the relationship between wine and music.
The French government has published a report recommending that university canteens hold wine tasting sessions.
It’s a drizzly Thursday night, but inside Bar Pepito it’s as hot as pimiento.
Decanter contributor Sarah Jane Evans MW was made a Knight of the Gran Orden de Caballeros del Vino last night.
Moderate female drinkers are less likely to gain weight than those who drink mineral water, according to a new study.
A new dealcoholised wine has been launched onto the Italian market, in an effort to combat alcohol abuse.
Gerard Basset MW has been appointed chairman of the Regional France panel at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2010.
The flag at the 300-year-old headquarters of Berry Bros and Rudd flew at half mast yesterday in honour of the death, aged 94, of Anthony Berry, former chairman of the…