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The unfortunate case of chaptalisation at Château Giscours

Château Giscours decide to appeal against the court’s verdict on the chaptalisation of their 2016 vintage. The saga explained.

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Domaine Jasmin: first class Côte-Rôtie

Nestled in the heart of the Côte-Rôtie, in Ampuis, is Domaine Jasmin. A look at how this talented winemaker crafts wine that tells the story of its terroir with finesse.

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What is an AOC?

What is an AOC? And is it different to an AOP, an IGP or a Vin de Pays? Let’s clear up the complicated world of the French labelling system once ...

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Château Giscours: Eric Albada Jelgersma passes away

The Dutch businessman and owner of Château Giscours and Château du Terte in Margaux, Eric Albada Jelgersma died at the age of 79 on 21st June.

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A morning spent at Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Spending a few hours at Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in the company of Aubert de Villaine is a true honour. We recount our very special visit to this prestigious domain.

How to choose a good wine (even when you know nothing about wine)

Picking a wine can seem a daunting task, especially to neophytes! We’ve compiled a list of the golden rules to follow so you can choose a bottle with confidence.

France, Europe and Asia: what do we drink differently?

Do buying preferences at auction vary between customers from France, Europe and Asia? We delved into the iDealwine database to find out…

Margaux 2015, Rousseau and Charles Joguet: what’s selling on iDealwine?

Our latest auction report gives an insight into the emerging trends at auction during the month of May. Essential reading for anyone looking to sell a few bottles.

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New: express delivery for European customers

Need wine in a hurry? No problem! With our new express delivery, you can receive your order within 72 hours if you live in France and 6 days if you ...

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Vincent Dancer: grace, elegance and balance

Once a stranger to the land of Burgundy, Vincent Dancer produces precise and delicate wines. A glimpse into the world of a winemaker truly at one with his terroir.

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