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Decanter

May 01 2021
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd The world’s best wine magazine. It is simply the “wine bible”. Every month it provides recommendations on the world’s finest wines and tells you where you can find them. From top Bordeaux to the best value wine on the shelf, Decanter guides you through a maze of wine to help you find the right wine for you. It also offers interviews with leading wine personalities, in-depth guides to the wine regions and the latest wine news.

Welcome

Decanter

A month in wine • All the important wine news from around the world, compiled by Chris Mercer

Champagne goes pop as star Jay-Z sells half to LVMH

The high-tech wine wall with its own robotic arm

In brief • Stay up to date with the latest wine news on Decanter.com, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @Decanter

Price changes your enjoyment of wine, researchers find

STEVEN SPURRIER • 1941-2021

Steven at Decanter • Sarah Kemp, who spent 32 years at Decanter, including as publishing director from 1996 and later as managing director, recalls how Steven’s involvement with Decanter came about, and the subsequent relationship...

In his own words... • In 2018, Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor reflected on his lengthy and varied career in wine upon the publication of his new book: Wine – A Way of Life. A revised edition of this, titled Steven Spurrier: A Life in Wine, was published in January 2020 by the Académie du Vin Library (£30)

Your letters • Amused, inspired or enraged by what you’ve read? Email editor@decanter.com

US frustrations

WIN a magnum of Champagne Bollinger

Andrew Jefford • ‘The message was that tannins ooze like lava from Gimblett Gravels fruit’

WHAT I’VE BEEN DRINKING THIS MONTH

Jane Anson • ‘15 April 1805: Cabernet’s journey on another continent had begun’

WHAT I’VE BEEN DRINKING THIS MONTH

Weekday wines • Looking to try something different or adventurous, but don’t want to make an expensive mistake? The Decanter team has done the hard work for you, picking out 25 exciting wines available in the UK and priced at £20 or less – perfect for everday drinking, and ready to enjoy now

Weekend wines • Wanting to splash out a little bit more to celebrate your weekend in style? As a companion selection to our 25 wines under £20, the

HOW TO TASTE • Do you want to hone your palate? Victoria Moore asked some of the world’s greatest wine experts to share their tasting techniques

Tasting: pay attention – get in the zone – eliminate distractions

How big is a sip?

Moore recommends: five brilliant resources for wine tasting tips

MY TOP 10: EXCITING RHONE DISCOVERIES • Ready to expand your wine horizons? Look beyond the well-known estates and renowned appellations, and you’ll uncover the hidden talents of the Rhône. Matt Walls highlights 10 of his current favourite producers in the region and explains what makes their wines so special

ST HALLETT: THE FACTS

ST HALLETT • This South Australian winery found fame with its Old Block Shiraz, among others. Its new chief winemaker Helen McCarthy tells David Sly about her aim for St Hallett Wines to be recognised as a Barossa Shiraz specialist, by dedicating even more focus to site-specific releases

St Hallett: a timeline

Shiraz showcase: Sly’s pick of St Hallett

NAPA CABERNET 2018 • A ‘seamless season of heavenly hangtime’, according to the Napa Valley Vintners association. Matthew Luczy tasted 330 Napa Valley 2018 Cabernet Sauvignons in all and reviewed 250 for Decanter. Here we show off 30 of those: his selection of the best quality, most notable and best-value wines of the vintage. For the full set of reviews, visit Decanter.com/Premium

Luczy’s 30: top Napa Cabernet 2018s...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 144 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: May 01 2021

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  • Release date: April 6, 2021

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Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd The world’s best wine magazine. It is simply the “wine bible”. Every month it provides recommendations on the world’s finest wines and tells you where you can find them. From top Bordeaux to the best value wine on the shelf, Decanter guides you through a maze of wine to help you find the right wine for you. It also offers interviews with leading wine personalities, in-depth guides to the wine regions and the latest wine news.

Welcome

Decanter

A month in wine • All the important wine news from around the world, compiled by Chris Mercer

Champagne goes pop as star Jay-Z sells half to LVMH

The high-tech wine wall with its own robotic arm

In brief • Stay up to date with the latest wine news on Decanter.com, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @Decanter

Price changes your enjoyment of wine, researchers find

STEVEN SPURRIER • 1941-2021

Steven at Decanter • Sarah Kemp, who spent 32 years at Decanter, including as publishing director from 1996 and later as managing director, recalls how Steven’s involvement with Decanter came about, and the subsequent relationship...

In his own words... • In 2018, Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor reflected on his lengthy and varied career in wine upon the publication of his new book: Wine – A Way of Life. A revised edition of this, titled Steven Spurrier: A Life in Wine, was published in January 2020 by the Académie du Vin Library (£30)

Your letters • Amused, inspired or enraged by what you’ve read? Email editor@decanter.com

US frustrations

WIN a magnum of Champagne Bollinger

Andrew Jefford • ‘The message was that tannins ooze like lava from Gimblett Gravels fruit’

WHAT I’VE BEEN DRINKING THIS MONTH

Jane Anson • ‘15 April 1805: Cabernet’s journey on another continent had begun’

WHAT I’VE BEEN DRINKING THIS MONTH

Weekday wines • Looking to try something different or adventurous, but don’t want to make an expensive mistake? The Decanter team has done the hard work for you, picking out 25 exciting wines available in the UK and priced at £20 or less – perfect for everday drinking, and ready to enjoy now

Weekend wines • Wanting to splash out a little bit more to celebrate your weekend in style? As a companion selection to our 25 wines under £20, the

HOW TO TASTE • Do you want to hone your palate? Victoria Moore asked some of the world’s greatest wine experts to share their tasting techniques

Tasting: pay attention – get in the zone – eliminate distractions

How big is a sip?

Moore recommends: five brilliant resources for wine tasting tips

MY TOP 10: EXCITING RHONE DISCOVERIES • Ready to expand your wine horizons? Look beyond the well-known estates and renowned appellations, and you’ll uncover the hidden talents of the Rhône. Matt Walls highlights 10 of his current favourite producers in the region and explains what makes their wines so special

ST HALLETT: THE FACTS

ST HALLETT • This South Australian winery found fame with its Old Block Shiraz, among others. Its new chief winemaker Helen McCarthy tells David Sly about her aim for St Hallett Wines to be recognised as a Barossa Shiraz specialist, by dedicating even more focus to site-specific releases

St Hallett: a timeline

Shiraz showcase: Sly’s pick of St Hallett

NAPA CABERNET 2018 • A ‘seamless season of heavenly hangtime’, according to the Napa Valley Vintners association. Matthew Luczy tasted 330 Napa Valley 2018 Cabernet Sauvignons in all and reviewed 250 for Decanter. Here we show off 30 of those: his selection of the best quality, most notable and best-value wines of the vintage. For the full set of reviews, visit Decanter.com/Premium

Luczy’s 30: top Napa Cabernet 2018s...


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