Decanter Magazine: September 2014

On sale: Wednesday 6 August 2014

Inside the magazine this month: Pinot Noir for everyone, Barolo 2010 & Barbaresco 2011, Spanish whites and Campania's great reds...

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New Zealand:a Pinot Noir paradise: Bob Campbell MW explains why NZ Pinot is so good right now, introduces the main regional styles, and picks his top 20 buys

Interview: Wolf Blass: Where eagles dare... Max Allen meets the 80-year-old dynamo

Vintage report: Barolo 2010/Barbaresco 2011: An ‘embarrassment of riches’ from two contrasting vintages. Ian D’Agata reports

Campania’s top reds: This is Italy’s most exciting region, says Tom Maresca, who picks out 12 wineries to watch

Producer profile: Fontodi: Richard Baudains visits this trail-blazing Tuscan estate

Revival of Muscadet: The unloved Loire region is back in vogue thanks to a few quality-conscious producers, discovers Christelle Guibert

Regional profile: Istria: Croatia’s ‘new Tuscany’ is making waves with its diverse wine styles, says Simon Woolf

Early or late? The blending debate: How do you decide when to blend, and does timing make a difference, asks Stephen Brook

Rethink Lambrusco: Margaret Rand selects wines to challenge your preconceptions

Bourgogne Rouge 2012: 58 wines tasted, 0 Outstanding: As ever with Burgundy, it pays to know your producer, even with these entry-level wines/

Dry German Riesling 2012: 88 wines tasted, 1 Outstanding: Interesting results, where großes gewächs wines shone but some top producers didn’t

Expert’s choice: indigenous Spanish whites: The wealth of Spanish native grape varieties is a wine explorer’s paradise, says Sarah Jane Evans MW

Restaurants: Brian St Pierre eats at André Garrett

Travel: Anderson Valley, California: Stephen Brook finds an oasis from Napa’s glitz and glamour

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