Decanter.com is re-releasing - exclusively - Hugh Johnson's superb 1984 series HOW TO HANDLE A WINE.


Now live:
Episode 1 – How to open a wine bottle, corks and corkscrews
Now live: Episode 2 – How to extract a broken cork
Now live: Episode 3 – How to open a Champagne bottle
Now live: Episode 4 – How to choose a good wine glass
Now live: Episode 5 – How to store wine
Now live: Episode 6 – How to tell the age of wine
Now live: Episode 7 – How to decant wine
Now live: Episode 8 – How to use Port tongs
Now live: Episode 9 – How to serve wine at the right temperature
Now live: Episode 10 – How to choose wine at a restaurant

The series has been fully updated with an introduction by a modern-day Hugh, and starts exclusively on Decanter.com on 6 December, with Episode One. Episodes 2-10 will be released every weekday until 17 December.

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Written by John Abbott