Decanter magazine: May 2015

On sale: Tuesday 31 March 2015

Inside the magazine this month: Create the perfect Spanish cellar, Brilliant value Burgundies, Australian Riesling panel tasting and premium Cavas....

May 2015

30 Burgundy 2013s under £25: Christelle Guibert scours the en primeur tastings to find the best-value reds and whites available in bond in the UK

Create the perfect Spanish cellar: Sarah Jane Evans MW and Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW select mixed cases of the country’s top wines at an average of £300 and £800 to help build up your collection

Understanding Pagos: Mark O’Halleron compares Spain’s top-tier appellation and the private body which both promote single-estate wines

Producer profile: Malartic-Lagravière: Jane Anson looks at the rise of this Pessac-Léognan estate under the Bonnie family

Beaujolais crus: James Lawther MW finds newfound excitement (but no Nouveau) in the 10 crus of this much-maligned region

Interview: Charles Banks: Patrick Comiskey meets the man who has gone from Napa’s ‘Screagle’ to Mayacamas

Malbec sweet spots: Patricio Tapia reveals the five key Mendoza sub-zones to look for and names his top 30 wines

Orange wines: Simon Woolf debunks the myths behind this ancient style of winemaking and joins a landmark Decanter blind tasting

How Britain shaped the wine world: Julien Hitner charts the history of Port, Champagne and claret and the UK’s influence on them

Spanish Garnacha: 90 wines tasted; 2 Outstanding: With 78% of wines recommended, this solid tasting showed Garnacha’s diversity and quality

Australian dry Riesling: 92 wines tasted; 4 Outstanding: Clare and Eden Valley are still Australia’s key regions, but look out for the Great Southern too

Expert’s choice: premium Cava: Low prices made basic wines popular, but Cava at this level offers real interest, says Sarah Jane Evans MW

Travel: Galicia: Sue Style takes a wine pilgrimage in this Spanish region

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