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Decanter magazine: June 2016

Inside the magazine this month: Bordeaux 2015 en primeur report, Judgement of Paris – 40 years on and Californian Chardonnay panel tasting…

Convince me! Our experts set out to cure members of Decanter’s editorial team who suffer from common ‘wine phobias’

Bordeaux 2015 en primeur report Steven Spurrier, Jane Anson, James Lawther MW and Ian D’Agata rate 608 wines

Judgement of Paris: a personal account Steven Spurrier and George Taber give Elin McCoy an exclusive account of what really happened in May 1976

Judgement of Paris: the impact 40 years on, how have the results of the Paris tasting changed the wine industry? Elin McCoy reports

Regional profile: Cairanne John Livingstone-Learmonth visits this dynamic Rhône region recently promoted to full appellation status

Producer profile: Klein Constantia John Stimpfig charts the sweeping changes at this historic South African estate

Austria Stephen Brook reveals the producers and wines to watch in a country he has visited and followed for over 40 years

Straight or curved? Which glasses are best? Anne Krebiehl MW investigates

Saumur & Saumur-Champigny – 74 wines tasted These western Loire appellations are home to the world’s most famous pure Cabernet Francs

Californian Chardonnay – 179 wines tasted Styles are shifting away from the big and burly towards fresher, more balanced examples

Expert’s choice: Patagonian reds Compared to Mendoza, this southern Argentinian region is a minnow – but an exciting one to watch, says Patricio Tapia

Travel: Georgia Carla Capalbo visits a country with an ancient wine history

Travel: My Cape Town Gary Jordan shares his ‘Mother City’ tips

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