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champagne pairings

Champagne pairings

Champagne. Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Instead of serving as an aperitif, why not give it pride of place at your next dinner with these paring suggestions?

The Loire: the top 20 highest-priced bottles at auction (first semester of 2018)

We’ll be bringing you a region by region analysis of the best sellers at auction. First up, the Loire, home to some of the most coveted natural wines.

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The Top 50 highest-priced bottles at auction (first semester of 2018)

We’ve delved into the iDealwine database to reveal the 50 most expensive bottles of 2018 so far. A look at the auction elite in the fine wine market.

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Sancerre: Alphonse Mellot, in its 19th generation

Five centuries, 19 generations and a unique savoir-faire. The biodynamic and masterfully crafted Sancerres of Alphonse Mellot are steeped in history. A must-try.

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Château de Roquefort: Provence in all its glory

Roquefort, home to good cheese and Château de Roquefort, a domaine that produces more than just delightful rosé. We tell its intriguing tale.

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Cornas: the great Rhône ambassador Auguste Clape dies

The mythic winemaker Auguste Clape died last Friday 13th July at the age of 93. He leaves behind him a domaine responsible for putting the Cornas appellation on the map.

The Jura: wines with altitude

A tour through the rolling vineyards of this charming mountainous region, home to characterful wines that are becoming increasingly sought-after. It can only be the Jura.

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The iDealwine loyalty programme

Calling all Privilege customers and Club iDeal members, earn money off your purchases at auction and in fixed-price sales with the tremendous iDealwine loyalty programme!

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Château Haut-Brion: approaching 500 years of excellence

Château Haut-Brion’s double classification is a unique and prestigious distinction and the wines are incomparable. We tell the interesting tale of its origins.

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June Auction Report: Liger Belair and Domaine des Miroirs (Jura) in the spotlight

Our monthly review of the fine wine auction market points to the current success of Domaine Liger and reveals an exciting new contender from the Jura…

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