Decanter July 2017

Decanter July 2017

Reds for chilling – Yes you can! Matt Walls offers advice on how to cool down reds in the summer heat, and picks 25 ideally suited wines

Alcohol levels in Californian Cabernet – Too much of a good thing? William Kelley investigates the quandary of ripeness and alcohol in California

South America: climate change – Innovative producers in Chile and Argentina are adapting to extremes of weather, reports Amanda Barnes

Interview: Anselme Selosse – Robin Lee meets the mouldbreaking Champenois and explores what lies behind his distinctive wine style

Regional profile: Santa Cruz Mountains – William Kelley finds heritage producers and dynamic new players in this rugged Californian terrain

Azores adventures – The volcanic wine styles of Portugal’s Atlantic outpost will excite those wine lovers looking for something new and exciting, says Sarah Ahmed

Rise of the super sommelier – The stars of the wine service trade are exerting a growing influence, says Elin McCoy

Piedmont Nebbiolo: 72 wines tasted – Great-value, earlier-drinking styles from regions other than Barolo and Barbaresco

Grower Champagne: 100 wines tasted – From quirky and individual to classic and food-focused – a fascinating breadth of styles

Expert’s choice: Rueda Verdejo – Sarah Jane Evans MW recommends fresh quaffing whites and more complex, oaked styles

Restaurants – Cross-continental Fiona Beckett dines in London and Sydney

Travel: Gaillac  – Andy Howard MW leads us southwest for an authentic flavour of France

Plus free Bordeaux supplement and sponsored luxury travel guide.