mars, 2015

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Meursault and Marsannay return to the forefront

All French appellations have their « sleeping beauties », those who lack in fame despite their exceptional heritage. Until “Prince Charming” (an ...

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What are the (true) vintages of the century?

Some wine regions claim to produce a great vintage, or even “vintage of the century”, every other year! But despite ...

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Sniffing out wine faults

With careful consideration you choose a beautiful bottle from your cellar and pour a glass, only to be greeted by ...

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Exceptional Château d’Yquem: a vertical of 28 double magnums on auction

A single lot of 28 double magnums of Château d’Yquem, with vintages between 1983 and 2011, is on auction on ...

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Are “old vines” really old?

Chances are, you’ve bought a wine with the term “old vines”, or « vieilles vignes« , on the label. But when can ...

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Sulphur in wine – is it good or bad?

This is a debate that hardly existed 15 years ago, but has now become a controversial topic among wine lovers ...

Online auction Rhône

High bids for Clos de Tart, Côte-Rôtie and Champagne

One of the February Online Auctions at iDealwine attracted particularly active buyers from outside of France. Representing 30 different countries, ...

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Pairing wine with lamb

Both tender and tasty, lamb is a perfect partner for red wine. Due to its geographic affinity, Pauillac was the ...

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Selecting the right glass

The shape and size of a wine glass is very important and while experts believe that a wine shows best ...

Top 100 expensive wines

The 100 most expensive bottles on the market

Of the 100 most expensive bottles sold online by iDealwine during the first half of 2014, Bordeaux was best represented ...