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Wine news from Decanter.com
May 23rd, 2017

 

 

Heading to the perfect pink sands of Bermuda for the America's Cup? Here's a list of island jewels that are worth a look while you're in the area. With Cup Match just around the corner, we give you London wine buyer and Bermuda regular Maggie Macpherson's guide to the top restaurants and bars.

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These island jewels are well worth a visit...

The post America’s Cup travel: Best Bermuda bars and restaurants for wine lovers appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: May 23, 2017, 3:38 pm

In tribute one of the best known James Bond actors, Sir Roger Moore, we have updated this post and look back on famous '007' tipples both on the big screen and in Ian Fleming's original novels. Clue: it wasn't just Bollinger and Dry Martinis.

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Sir Roger Moore, who has died aged 89 and was one of the best loved actors to play James Bond in the 007 films.

In tribute one of the best known James Bond actors, Sir Roger Moore, we have updated this post and look back on famous '007' tipples both on the big screen and in Ian Fleming's original novels. Clue: it wasn't just Bollinger and Dry Martinis.

The post Which wines did Fleming’s James Bond drink? appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: May 23, 2017, 1:30 pm

Georges Vernay, one of the men who saved Condrieu in the Northern Rhône and put Viognier on the world wine map in the process, has passed away at the age of 92.

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Christine and Georges Vernay in Condrieu.

The man who rescued Viognier and an appellation...

The post Viognier saviour Georges Vernay dies in the Rhône appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: May 23, 2017, 7:30 am

Andrew Jefford takes a canter with a Languedoc dark horse.

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Puech-Haut: One of Languedoc's best-kept secrets, until now...

A dark horse of Languedoc wine...

The post Jefford on Monday: Puech-Haut – barrels and beyond appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: May 22, 2017, 7:47 am

Here's what you can expect in a wine made from the Bacchus grape, following surprise success at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards for an English white wine produced in Norfolk.

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Bacchus vines at Chapel Down winery in Kent.

The little-known grape that helped win a top DWWA medal...

The post Where Bacchus wine comes from and how it tastes appeared first on Decanter.

Posted: May 22, 2017, 7:00 am

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