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.
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Meet the Decanter experts
Uncorked • A snapshot of what’s happening in the world of wine
1,770 million • THE NUMBER OF BOTTLES OF WINE CONSUMED IN THE UK DURING 2020
A drink with… BruceNicholson, winemaker
It’s a wrap • Stuck for inspiration this Christmas? Decanter’s editorial team come to the rescue with 20 great gift ideas for the wine lover in your life
YOUR LETTERS • Don’t bottle up your thoughts – email email@example.com
Andrew Jefford ‘2021 has been the year of all the miseries’
Chris Losh ‘You’ve been good all year and, hell, you deserve it’
Start it right APERITIFS • Nothing wrong with kicking off your meal with a simple glass of fizz – but there are many more creative options to consider. We explore the art of the aperitif with inspired ideas for your next gathering, whether a low-key lunch or an indulgent celebration
Chablis 2020 • Favourable conditions meant the pressure was off for grateful producers, with an abundance of good to excellent wines. The many Chablis admirers of the world should make hay while the sun shines…
Chablis: know your vintages
January releases: Howard’s 33 of the best Chablis 2020s • NB: many retailers’ allocations are as yet unconfirmed – prices and stockists are given where available, and similarly for alcohols
Château Angélus • With high-profile associations including a high-grossing film franchise and various Michelin-starred restaurants, Château Angélus clearly enjoys being in the limelight. But what’s the story behind this acclaimed St-Emilion estate and its distinctive label?
Château Angélus: a timeline
Ringing endorsement: Anson’s pick of Angélus vintages
A vintage celebration • Bordeaux and Burgundy are so often the instinctive first choice for the festive season main event. But which are the prime vintages (and appellations) you should be pulling from the rack this year to maximise your enjoyment on the big day?
Wine ghosts of Christmas Past
TOP SWEET WINES from around the world • There is something magical about the wine world’s sweetest creations. From grapes left out on mats to dry in the sun through to the ‘noble rot’ of botrytis, explore the versatility of these unctuous treats – and you really don’t have to wait ’til Christmas every year!…
Rhône’s sleeping beauties • Beyond the big-name appellations in the Rhône are a number of smaller, previously dormant areas that are starting to make a name for themselves once more. In the north, Brézème and Seyssuel are shining examples to look out for
Brézème: Walls’ wines to look out for Seyssuel: a taste of the future – Walls’ selection of six
Australian Shiraz: regional discovery • DWWA top-scoring Shiraz wines to try from across the nation
Distilled • Your guide to the latest trends in spirits and cocktails
FIVE OF THE BEST: GINS FOR CHRISTMAS
Whisky Christmas buying guide • The world of whiskies has exploded in recent years. Here’s our pick of the latest and best, with recommendations for those who want to give gifts (or drop hints) that go beyond the mainstream
Whiskies to buy this Christmas
CHRISTMAS TURKEY 10 perfect pairings • The...