Tyson Stelzer delves into his little black book and shares his top Champagne houses open to the public, to help you plan a winter getaway that is under one hour on the train east of Paris.
Get to grips with the some of the more obscure tasting notes used by wine experts, with graphics from the Decanter design team...
Hear Tansy's view on the most popular regions and producers in the market, and how should wine lovers approach food and drinks pairing.
These wines are just as serious any other Champagne, says Michael Edwards, and the thirst for pink fizz – especially by younger drinkers – has led to huge investment in the category.
Read Jane Anson's initial report on the key emerging characteristics of the Bordeaux 2017 vintage, and which areas look set to come out on top.
The most widely planted grape variety in France, this workhorse red grape abounds as a bush vine in the vineyards of southern France.