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Why are vibrations harmful to wine? – Ask Decanter

Why are vibrations harmful to wine? – Ask Decanter

We are told to keep wine away from vibrations when storing it, buy why is this?

vibrations wine

No such thing as good vibrations for wine, says our expert…

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What does Assyrtiko taste of? – ask Decanter

What does Assyrtiko taste of? – ask Decanter

A Greek Assyrtiko has won one of the top medals in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018, but how much do you know about the wines made from this grape?

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What does Assyrtiko taste of…?

What does Assyrtiko taste of? – ask Decanter The Artemis Karamolegos, Assyrtiko, Santorini 2016 has won a coveted Best in Show …Continue reading »

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Colchagua producers: six names to watch

Colchagua producers: six names to watch

Colchagua is home to some of Chile’s biggest names in wine. Alistair Cooper MW picks six producers to watch…

Viu Manent vineyard, Colchagua producers
Viu Manent

The ones to know about…

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Spanish wine and tapas pairing guide

Spanish wine and tapas pairing guide

Planning a trip to Spain? Learn how to pair wine and tapas like a local with our expert guide, featuring advice from three of Spain’s top sommeliers…

Love Spanish wine and tapas? Make sure you’re pairing them correctly…

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Spanish wine and tapas pairing guide

Spanish wine and tapas pairing guide

Planning a trip to Spain? Learn how to pair wine and tapas like a local with our expert guide, featuring advice from three of Spain’s top sommeliers…

Love Spanish wine and tapas? Make sure you’re pairing them correctly…

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What does it mean when a wine ‘tastes green’? – ask Decanter

What does it mean when a wine ‘tastes green’? – ask Decanter

Heard wine tasters referring to a wine ‘tasting green’ or ‘green flavours’? We ask the experts.

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How can a wine taste green?

What does it mean?…

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Top Sauternes 2017 wines

Top Sauternes 2017 wines

Jane Anson’s scores and tasting notes for the Sauternes 2017 wines, exclusive to Decanter Premium members…

Sauternes 2017
The Sauternes 2017 en primeur tasting

Scores and tasting notes…

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The Royal wine quiz – Test your knowledge

The Royal wine quiz – Test your knowledge

To mark a certain Royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, this week’s quiz is on wine with a regal link. See if you are fit to wear the crown…

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Queen Elizabeth II and Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos at Buckingham Palace.

Can you get 10 out of 10?…

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Top Bordeaux dry whites from 2017

Top Bordeaux dry whites from 2017

En primeur tastings may have shown Bordeaux 2017 to be uneven for red wines, but it’s shaping up to be a five-star vintage for the region’s dry whites, says Jane Anson. See her scores and tasting notes, exclusively for Decanter Premium members

Bordeaux dry whites 2017
Bordeaux dry whites 2017.

The scores and tasting notes….

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The ‘Kiwi wine’ quiz – Test your knowledge

The ‘Kiwi wine’ quiz – Test your knowledge

Beautiful lands, stunning vineyards and brilliant wines; New Zealand has quite a lot going for it. How much do you know about the country’s eclectic wines? Test your knowledge with our Kiwi wine quiz….

Yealands Winery, New Zealand
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Think you know about New Zealand wines?…

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