Have you seen both black and white pepper appear in wine tasting notes, but aren't sure how they differ? We explain...
What kind of flavours does it produce in a wine...?
Take a closer look at the flavours, styles and key brands of gin...
Why is it in your wine, and is it a bad thing?
Gin is a clear spirit that is made by distilling fermented grain and a number of other botanicals, one of which by law must be juniper. We take a closer look at Gin, how it's made and the essential facts.
What makes it a wine legend?
Is it true that a wine can suffer from 'bottle shock' after travel?
And why is it important for some wines...?
Get to grips with the some of the more obscure tasting notes used by wine experts, with graphics from the Decanter design team...
This curiously geeky and arcane question was posed at a magnificent and memorable dinner at the Pauillac First Growth held earlier this month to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the purchase of Lafite by Baron James de Rothschild in 1868.