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Wine news from Decanter.com
February 26th, 2017

 

 

Feeling adventurous? How many of these varieties have you tried?

Unusual red grape varieties
Harvesting wild País in the Maule Valley.

How many of these unusual red grape varieties have you tried?

The post How many of these unusual red grape varieties do you know? appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: February 25, 2017, 10:00 am

See our graphic and report on how much food, wine and Champagne will be consumed at this year's Academy Awards.

Oscars 2017 wine
What the stars will be eating and drinking at the Oscars 2017 ceremony.

And how much lobster..? See our graphic...

The post Graphic: 12,000 glasses of Champagne to be served at the Oscars 2017 appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: February 24, 2017, 5:34 pm

Serving wine is a fine art: different glasses for different wines, what to put with cheese and to decant or not to decant. Do you think you know the answers? Test your wine serving knowledge with our quiz and never put a foot wrong at a dinner party again.

decanting wine
Decanting wine can improve its character.

The Decanter.com serving wine quiz: See below to test your knowledge. See all Decanter wine quizzes  

The post Serving wine quiz – test your knowledge appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: February 24, 2017, 2:03 pm

Decanter international tastings director Christelle Guibert hunts the tastings to find exciting, great value wines, all for under £20. See our selection of sumptuous Sangiovese wines...

wines under £20

Why not indulge in one of these wines made from the sumptuous Sangiovese grape…

The post For the weekend: Great wines under £20 appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: February 24, 2017, 7:05 am

Whole swathes of the upcoming wine harvest in Western Australia's Swan Valley have been washed away by fierce flooding not seen in more than a generation.

swan valley floods, sitella
Flooding in Sittella vineyards in Swan Valley.

Grapes washed away before harvest...

The post Australia’s Swan Valley counts cost of ‘once in a century’ floods appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: February 23, 2017, 4:31 pm

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