Champagne cork popping Champagne sales

John Butterwick, Boston Spa, West Yorkshire asks: Can you explain why, when two of the three Champagne grapes are black, there is no red Champagne? Peter Liem, for Decanter, replies:…

Wine festivals, Casablanca wine harvest

Weekend Chile wine tour – ask Decanter Chris Bourchier, Combe, Oxfordshire asks: I am going to Santiago, Chile on a business trip, and can tack on three days holiday to…

Travelling with wine

Travelling with wine can be risky, but what if you’re coming back from a wine region and just can’t resist taking a bottle or three back with you? Donald Mumford,…

Dishwasher-safe glasses

It's always a bit scary to put your precious wine glasses in the dishwasher. Xavier Rousset MS gives Decanter some tips on the best ones to choose...