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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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Why plant rosebushes at the end of vine rows?

Roses. A beautiful addition to any vineyard that also bring great benefits for the vine. Learn how rosebushes planted at the end of vine rows offer a helping hand.

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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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Auction | Private collection: Rhône revelry | AUCTION CLOSED

A restaurant frees up its wondrous collection of Rhône wines to form this latest auction catalogue. We chat to the owner of this cellar about his wine collecting journey.

DRC THUMBNAIL

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.

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Fixed-price sale: the many faces of Bordeaux

A beautiful selection of wines sourced direct from the vineyard, from the classics to the finest organic and biodynamic signatures. Explore Bordeaux like never before!

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LA-LA-LA: the legendary Guigal trio

Known affectionately as the LA-LA-LA wines, we take you on a tour of the three special single vineyard cuvées of the famous Guigal: La Mouline, La Landonne and La Turque.

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Auction: 10,000 prime bottles | The vineyard elite | AUCTION CLOSED

As a new auction kicks off at iDealwine we delve into this latest catalogue to bring you some of the highlights from this impressive auction ending 27th and 28th June.