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Decanter Italy Fine Wine Encounter 2014

Join Decanter for a showcase of more than 300 fine Italian wines from some of the world’s most iconic producers. Grand Tasting tickets are available now, click here.
Saturday 10 May 2014 - 11am-5pm
Lancaster Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TW, UK

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Decanter World Wine Awards Winners' Tasting

Taste and discover a room full of exceptional DWWA-winning wines at this popular annual tasting event held in the heart of London. Click here to book your tickets today.

Thursday 3rd July 2014, 6pm - 9pm
Blue Fin Building , London SE1, UK

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Decanter Fine Wine Encounter 2014

This November Decanter will be hosting its annual Decanter Fine Wine Encounter. Regarded as the highlight of the tasting calendar, this event brings together the world's most respected Old World and New World producers in the elegant surroundings of the Landmark Hotel. With more than 100 top wineries in attendance this is a rare chance to meet the winemakers and taste more than 600 fine wines all under one roof.
Saturday 15 November 2014 - Sunday 16 November 2014, 11am-5pm
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JQ, UK

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Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter 2014

Join us for the first Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter at the Ritz-Carlton in Pudong on 29 November 2014. For the first time in Asia, Decanter is proud to announce that directors of all five Bordeaux First Growths will be together under one roof, as part of what promises to be an unforgettable day of tastings and masterclasses. Directors of Château Lafite, Château Latour, Château Margaux, Château Haut-Brion and Château Mouton Rothschild will appear together in person on one stage to conduct a tasting of their legendary wines. For more information click here.
Saturday 29 November 2014
Ritz-Carlton, Pudong, Shanghai

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Decanter Pessac Legonan trade tasting 2014

Decanter's Pessac-Leognan tasting 2014

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See the pictures from inside this year's Decanter Pessac-Leognan...

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Previous Events

BFWE 2012 general pictures

BFWE 2012

Decanter’s Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter (Saturday 16 June 2012, The Landmark Hotel) featured over 80 of the region’s most prestigious producers with the chance to meet the winemakers themselves.

For the first time at a Bordeaux Encounter, there was a dedicated en primeur showcase for consumers to taste the most recent 2011 vintage.

There were also three masterclasses from Chateau Lynch-Bages, Chateau Gruaud-Larose and Pessac-Leognan as well as a Discovery Theatre featuring Chateau Coutet and Chateau Suduiraut.

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Decanter Italian Fine Wine Encounter 2012

IFWE 2012

Decanter's Great Italian Fine Wine Encounter 2012 features over 80 of Italy's most renowned producers with the chance for consumers to taste more than 300 Italian fine wines.

The event features three top masterclasses including: Allegrini - The Secrets of Amarone, a vertical tasting of Tignanello by Marchesi Antinori and Ian D'Agata talking about Barolo 2005: The finest wines from the finest vineyards.

Also at the event is Decanter's Discovery Theatre, hosted by Italian wine specialists Vini Italani, who will be presenting three informal tutored tastings, lasting 45 minutes each.

The event takes place on Saturday 19th May at The Landmark Hotel, London.

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Decanter Reader Weekend Piedmont Trip

Decanter Reader Piedmont Trip Report

Find out what happened during Decanter's third Reader Wine Weekend which took place across Piedmont in October. Brian St. Pierre journeyed to the heart of Italy's renowned wine region for truffle hunting, sight-seeing and an audience and tasting with Angelo Gaja himself.

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BFWE 2012: Sauternes & Barsac discovery theatre

While young reds were frantically being poured in the grand ballroom and masterclass sessions heaved with keen vertical-seekers, upstairs, tucked away in a calm corner, was a veritable haven of tranquility - a prospect made significantly sweeter by the promise of an hour with some of Sauternes' greatest wines (no pun intended).

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BFWE 2012: Pessac-Leognan 2001 masterclass

For the first time ever the official council of the appellation of Pessac-Leognan organised a tasting of its wines in England at Decanter's Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter, after the appellation was created just over 25 years ago in 1987. By Panos Kakaviatos

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BFWE 2012: Chateau Gruaud-Larose masterclass

Just over 20 years of Chateau Gruaud Larose – from 1989 to 2010 – not only enchanted the palates of Bordeaux lovers at Decanter's Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter masterclass, but also reflected profound transitions at this venerable second growth, one of the most famous of St Julien. By Panos Kakaviatos

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