Decanter magazine: June 2015

Inside the magazine this month: Barolo 2010 panel tasting, beautiful Barbaresco, Rhône 2013 and Decanter Man of the Year 2015…

Bounty of Barbaresco: It’s time for Piedmont’s ‘other’ great Nebbiolo wine to stop being seen as the bridesmaid to Barolo, says Ian D’Agata
Man of the Year: Alvaro Palacios: Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW meets the man credited with putting Spain on the fine wine map in Priorat, Bierzo and Rioja
Producer profile: Feudi di San Gregorio: Carla Capalbo visits a standardbearer for southern Italian wine
Interview: Tim Mondavi & Lamberto Frescobaldi: Stephen Brook meets the sons of the men who started the Luce joint venture in Montalcino
Vintage report: Rhône 2013: It will pay to be choosy in this vintage, but James Lawther MW has done the hard work for you
Regional profile: Great Southern: Only now is this Western Australian region being appreciated, says Sarah Ahmed
Asset or flaw?: ‘Faults’ can add character to wine, says Natasha Hughes MW
Spurrier’s vineyard: Decanter’s Steven Spurrier tells John Livingstone-Learmonth about his English sparkling wine venture Bride Valley, in Dorset
Rosso di Montalcino: 56 wines tasted, 2 Outstanding: A fantastic set of results which bodes well for this Tuscan DOC’s future, say our experts
Barolo 2012: 134 wines tasted, 3 Outstanding: Critics have heaped praise on this vintage – so would they live up to the hype here?
Expert’s choice: Douro new releases: Snap up these 2012 reds and 2013 whites, boasting intensity, freshness and grace, says Sarah Ahmed
Travel: Puglia: You’re never far from the sea or vines here, says Carla Capalbo