Acidity and wine age

Does acidity remain constant or can it alter over time? Stephen Skelton MW explains the relationship between acidity and wine age...

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...