Interviews

Interviews with winemakers, winery proprietors and key members of the wine industry

Decanter interview: Charles Banks

From wine novice to joint owner of Screaming Eagle, and now at the helm of a mighty portfolio of esteemed global wine estates – it’s been a busy few decades…

Decanter interview: Christian Moueix

The man whose name has been synonymous with Pétrus for more than 40 years has, in fact, not worked at the estate since 2011. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t…

New issue preview: Q&A with Christian Moueix

Ahead of his feature interview in this month's Decanter magazine, Christian Moueix tells Andrew Jefford about his love of poetry, despair for Bordeaux's neglected vineyards and the best piece of…

Decanter Interview: Nicolas Audebert

Moving back from Argentina to head up two famed properties in Bordeaux, this French-born winemaker plans to let the terroir do the talking, says Jane Anson.

Decanter interview: Agustin Huneeus Sr

This Chilean-born Californian entrepreneur has made his mark on the wines of both wine regions after being involved at every level, from bulk wine to cult Cabernets. Gerald Asher meets…

A winemaker’s Christmas: Aurelio Montes

Find out how Chilean wine pioneer Aurelio Montes plans to celebrate Christmas this year, as he lets us in on the special bottle he'll be pulling out of the cellar…

A winemaker’s Christmas: Hervé Berland

Find out how Chateau Montrose CEO Hervé Berland plans to celebrate Christmas this year, as he lets us in on the special bottle he'll be pulling out of his cellar…

A winemaker’s Christmas: Peter Sisseck

Iconic Dominio de Pingus winemaker Peter Sisseck tells us about his traditional Danish Christmas, and how he decides on the all-important wines to drink on Christmas Day.

Countdown to Shanghai: Q&A with Hans Astrom

Decanter talks exclusively to Hans Astrom, managing director of South Africa's Klein Constantia, which he will be representing at the first Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter, which takes place at…

Countdown to Shanghai: Q&A with Peter Sisseck

Decanter talks exclusively to Peter Sisseck, owner and winemaker of the cult classic Dominio de Pingus, about his involvement in the first Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter, which takes place…

Countdown to Shanghai: Q&A with Jean-Jacques Bonnie

Decanter talks exclusively to Jean Jacques Bonnie, owner and manager of Château Malartic-Lagravière, which will be showcasing its wines at the first Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter, which takes place…

Countdown to Shanghai: Q&A with Marc Dworkin

Decanter talks exclusively to Marc Dworkin, chief winemaker at the Great River Hill Winery near Qingdao, which he will be representing at the first Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter, which…

Countdown to Shanghai: Q&A with Herve Berland

Decanter talks exclusively to Hervé Berland, managing director of Château Montrose, about his involvement in the first Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter, which takes place at The Ritz Carlton in…

Countdown to Shanghai: Q&A with Li Demei

Decanter talks exclusively to Professor Li Demei, China's leading authority on wine as well as a DecanterChina.com columnist, author and winemaking consultant across China, about his involvement in the first…

Countdown to Shanghai: Q&A with Angelo Gaja

Decanter talks exclusively to Angelo Gaja, one of Italy's most iconic producers, about his involvement in the first Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter, which takes place at The Ritz Carlton…

Countdown to Shanghai: Judy Chan of Grace Vineyard

Decanter talks exclusively to Judy Chan, president of Grace Vineyard, about her involvement in the first Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter, which takes place at The Ritz Carlton in Shanghai…

The Decanter interview: Becky Wasserman

As her wine broking business nears its 35th anniversary, Becky Wasserman’s unofficial role as one of Burgundy’s most eloquent ambassadors is firmly cemented. She reflects on her journey with Rosi…