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Decanter magazine May 2016

Inside the magazine this month: Italy’s top terroirs, southern Rhône 2014, best Burgundy négociants plus Lyon travel guide…

Italy’s 10 top terroirs Ian D’Agata selects his star vine-growing sites from north to south, and recommends 20 unique wines to try

Producer profile: Tenute Silvio Nardi Richard Baudains visits the Montalcino estate that’s stepping into the limelight

Regional profile: Roero Traditionally overshadowed by Barolo and Barbaresco, Roero deserves to be better known, says Stephen Brook

Marking a mark in Le Marche Its Verdiccho is justifiably famous, but there’s much more to this eastern Italian region, says Simon Woolf

Burgundy négociants Maisons have huge power here, making half the region’s production. Bill Nanson picks six of his favourites and recommends 24 wines to try

Vintage report: southern Rhône 2014 A cool summer produced fresh, easy-drinking wines that express their terroir, says John Livingstone-Learmonth

Interview: Cathy Corison William Kelley meets the first lady of elegant Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Seismic shifts Can you taste the earth move? Elin McCoy speaks to geologists and winemakers about vineyards on fault lines

Pruning pioneers Two agronomists are quietly revolutionising vineyards. Carla Capalbo investigates

Valpolicella Ripasso 84 wines tasted A solid rather than exceptional show, but these are nonetheless enjoyable food wines

Alentejo & Alentejano reds 82 wines tasted A strong performance from this value region of Portugal, yielding five Outstanding wines

Expert’s choice: Barbera d’Asti & Nizza Head to Piedmont to discover high-quality wines right across the board, says Ian D’Agata

Travel: Cinque Terre Sarah Lane heads to this pretty corner of Liguria for steep coastal wines and walks

Travel: My Lyon Chef Daniel Boulud reminisces about the city of his youth

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