steven spurrier

Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor and 2017 Decanter Man of the Year hand-picks fine wines for drinking now and recommends others to lay down

Carignan vines

A once-scorned Mediterranean grape is being reborn as a fine wine, with classy cuvées emerging from Spain and France, discovers Miquel Hudin

Chris Howell Cain vineyards

The man behind the iconic Cain Five, Chris Howell of Cain Vineyard & Winery in Napa Valley talks terroir and natural winemaking with Stephen Brook, explaining why he thinks wine…

Corrado Dottori and wife Valeria, Marche vineyards

City trader, doctor, hobbyist, lifelong dreamer: the winemaking bug can strike anyone, whether or not they have an existing connection to the industry. Anne Krebiehl MW meets career-changers and risk-takers…

New plantings alluvial vineyard terraces

What would lead Santa Rita, one of Chile’s biggest and most famous names, to pull up hundreds of hectares of its vines? Amanda Barnes reveals the wisdom behind the Casa…

Christmas Port recommendations

Port is the quintessential Christmas drink for many, and there are various styles to choose from. Decanter's Tasting team, along with fortified wine specialist Richard Mayson, highlight Christmas Port recommendations…