Domaine de la Romanee-Conti continued to spearhead the wine auction scene in 2014, with Sotheby’s alone selling $8.9m of its wines. Here, Gerard Basset OBE MW MS, Decanter’s Burgundy correspondent, offers his notes and scores on the newly released DRC 2012 vintage, held at the offices of Corney & Barrow in London.
This year's Decanter Mediterranean Fine Wine Encounter in London on Saturday 7th March 2015 is set to showcase an incredible selection of wines from top producers across this exciting region, so read our guide to five must-visit wineries taking part in this unique wine tasting event.
Spanish wine expert Sarah Jane Evans MW looks ahead to meeting some of her favourite producers at Decanter's flagship Encounter in London on 15th & 16th November in her guide to navigating the famous Grand Tasting...
Don't be too hard on the Bordeaux 2013 vintage, says Jeannie Cho Lee MW, who argues winemakers have rediscovered a long forgotten balance between light tannins and acidity that offers refreshingly clear examples of terroir.
You may have heard of a new wine gadget selling for just under US$300 called 'Coravin' which claims to allow wine to be tasted multiple times from the same bottle without ever removing the cork. Are you...
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Sceptical, I wouldn't risk it with my old and rare vintages (687 vote, 16%)
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