August, 2012

Australia 10 whites

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,…

travel, Travel index newsletter

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…

Rioja travel

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.

Three Choirs

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.

yellow tail

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.

dawa judge, Charles Curtis

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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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…

valley of the moon

California’s West Coast Wine Partners has pledged to set a new direction for Sonoma-based Valley of the Moon Winery after buying it from sparkling wine giant F Korbel & Bros.

dawa judge, C Salgado

With Decanter's first Asia Wine Awards taking place in September, find out more about new judge Claudio Salgado, the hotel manager of the Grand Hyatt Macau.

langhe, italy, italy travel, travel, italy vineyard

Carla Capalbo finds the moody landscape of rolling vineyards a picturesque backdrop to the Barolo, truffles, pasta and other regional delights on offer here. Published in Decanter's September 2011 issue.


New Zealand is now the world's 10th largest wine exporter, despite producing only 1% of the world's wine, according to the latest figures.


Decanter is delighted to invite you on a luxury weekend, from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th October 2012, offering you the rare opportunity to visit two of Italy’s greatest wineries…

Paul and Patrick Ricard

Patrick Ricard, the man who transformed his family company into one of the world’s biggest wines and spirits empires, has died aged 67.

Miguel Torres Maczassek

Miguel Torres Maczassek, 38, will take over from his father, Miguel A. Torres, as general manager of the Torres wine empire on September 1. The fifth generation of the family…