It's their profession, but even sommeliers struggle sometimes. We find out some of their toughest food and wine pairings...
Sparkling wine is the star of summer picnics and garden gatherings, but what’s best to eat with favourites like Champagne, Prosecco, Cava and English sparkling? We asked people behind the stands at Decanter's Sparkling Exploration tasting in London for their ideal pairings...
It's not for everyone, but wine has its place in the cocktail culture that has grown up in major cities over the past few years. Here's some recipes from the organisers of upcoming London Cocktail Week and extra tips from 28-50's Clement Robert MS.
"Peeling them, though, reveals a fruit so beautiful and juicy that he prefers a minimalist approach, either serving them raw or poaching them in wine, such as the Riesling he uses here..."
Native oysters have been back on the menu in UK restaurants for the past month – and with the numerous ways of preparing them comes a variety of wines to match them with, writes Matthieu Longuère MS of Le Cordon Bleu London.
It's anathema to wine and food matching traditionalists, but Matthieu Longuère MS isn't in the mood to obey 'rules' in the first column of a Decanter.com series with Le Cordon Bleu London.
It's one of the recurring mis-conceptions that we have to deal with. Yes, red wine with fish can work, and it's very easy to prove it. Here's how...
The Chinese New Year period is all about excess, but what can you do with all those opened and unfinished bottles of wine? From homemade port truffles to eggs poached in red wine, Sarah Jane Evans MW advises on how to get the best out of your leftover wines.
So long as you’re not mulling one of the finest bottles in your cellar (which I’m sure you’re not), Mulled wine is not anathema at all.
Winter is upon us and Decanter has teamed up with Great British Chefs to bring you five of their most seasonal and festive drink recipes, all sourced from the world's top mixologists and chefs. Stay warm.