The most widely planted grape variety in France, this workhorse red grape abounds as a bush vine in the vineyards of southern France.
More than 1,200 fine wine lovers and aficionados eagerly attended the fifth annual Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter which took place at The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong on Saturday 17 November.
Eight Chinese wines from Ningxia, Xinjiang, Hebei and Beijing that have previously won medals at the Decanter World Wine Awards and Decanter Asia Wine Awards were recently available to taste in London.
Over 50 wine professionals from across Asia have gathered in Hong Kong to begin judging the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards.
Decanter announces today (28 June) that it will return to the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong on 17 November 2018 with some of the world’s best wines to host its fifth Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter.
Semillon is at its most illustrious in the humid atmosphere of Sauternes and Barsac, where its susceptibility to noble rot concentrates the fruit sugars and acids in the grapes to produce some of the most luscious, sweet wines in the world
Responsible for the blush wine craze of the late 1980s, Zinfandel is a near-native grape of California, where at its best, it produces powerfully-constructed, brambly, spicy reds for the most part best drunk young or relatively young.
More than 1,000 fine wine lovers in China had the chance to meet their favourite winemakers and taste over 600 wines at the fourth Decanter Shanghai Fine Wine Encounter. See highlights below.
Where can you find the most talked-about Californian wineries, and what can you do there?
What wines pair best with mooncakes, or are simply appropriate for the upcoming moon festival? Wine experts from the Decanter Asia Wine Awards share their favourites.