August, 2012

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Australia’s top 10 white wine producers

Australia's white wine scene is a hotbed of quality, and very much on the up. The country's foremost wine communicator, Huon Hooke surveys new and established wineries, large and small,…


Decanter travel guide: Rioja, Spain

From avant-garde architecture to outdoor pursuits and culinary delights, this area of northern Spain is a traveller’s paradise, discovers Sarah Jane Evans MW. Taken from the April 2011 issue.

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Decanter travel guides

Are you looking for inspiration for your next wine holiday? See Decanter's selection of travel guides to the world's finest wine destinations including Florence, Rioja, Oregon, Champagne, Baden, Finger Lakes…

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English winemakers pray for Indian summer

The English grape harvest will be about two weeks later and smaller than normal – with winemakers hoping for a fine September to save the vintage.

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Casella announces new $10 wine

Yellow Tail maker Casella is planning to launch a US$10 wine - double the price of the brand that has brought it global sales of more than 30m cases.

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DAWA judges: Charles Curtis MW

With Decanter's first Asia Wine Awards taking place in September, find out more about new judge Charles Curtis MW, who works for Christie's auction house, as the Head of Wine,…

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Jefford on Monday: On The Big Hill

The last time I blind-tasted 35 top Australian Chardonnays, the wine which seemed to me to proclaim regional origins more clearly than any was the 2010 vintage of Penfold’s Bin…