Decanter February 2018

Decanter magazine: February 2018

Burgundy 2016: Severe frost marked this vintage, but William Kelley finds the best wines are still worth buying, picking out 101 top-scoring and value reds and whites across the region

Producer profile: Gravner: Tom Cannavan travels to Italy to visit the enigmatic talisman of the biodynamics movement


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Taking the plunge: Anne Krebiehl MW meets six risk-takers and career changers around the world who turned their winemaking dreams into a reality

The rise of Carignan: This once-scorned grape is being reborn as a fine wine in both France and Spain, discovers Miquel Hudin

Top 30 New World buys under £30: Peter Richards MW has scoured the globe to find the intriguing, exciting and mould-breaking wines available in the UK today

Santa Rita replanting: Pulling up 380 hectares of vines? Amanda Barnes reveals the wisdom behind this radical move by Chile’s producer of Casa Real

Interview: Chris Howell: The philosophic man behind Napa Valley’s iconic Cain Five red blend talks terroir and natural winemaking with Stephen Brook

Weekday wines: Christelle Guibert recommends 25 great-value wines on the UK shelves for under £25

Northern Rhône 2015 – 87 wines tasted: Cornas and Côte-Rôtie are the stars in a tasting ranked ‘one of the best ever’ by our judges

New Zealand Chardonnay – 92 wines tasted: Two regions performed well, but overall our judges criticised the lack of varietal character

Expert’s choice: Georgia: While there are many styles of interest, Simon Woolf finds the qvevri wines the most exciting

Restaurants of the Year: Fiona Beckett profiles our UK winner, Ynyshir in Wales, and the international winner, Babel in Budapest, Hungary

Travel: Baja California: Sorrel Moseley-Williams heads to Mexico to seek out the best wineries, regional cuisine and attractions

Plus, free Italy wine supplement