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The iDealwine vinification glossary | Part 3: Elevage

The last instalment of our vinification glossary explains the terms used during the élevage process, the final vinification stages before bottling.

Auction: 3,500 good reasons to top up your cellar

Tighten your seatbelts. This impressive selection of 3,500 prime lots will make August get off to a flying start!

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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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iDealwine delivery: how to drink delicious wine all summer

Summer is here! As the mercury soars and suitcases are packed, we explain the various options open to you when getting your wines delivered this summer.

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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.

Fixed-price sale | 100% Rhône

Our latest fixed-price sale is an Aladdin’s cave of gems from the northern and southern Rhône. From Côte-Rôtie to Châteauneuf-du-Pape and everything in between.

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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.