août, 2018

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Domaine Louis-Claude Desvignes, “Producing great wine is simple, keeping things simple is what’s difficult”

We cast our attention to one of Beaujolais’ most widely-respected domains, listed in Bettane&Dessauve’s 2018 Top 10 producers of the year.

Our fixed-price sale must-have wines for the summer

Here’s hoping for an Indian summer! A look at our favourites in the Summer Wines sale, as well as some newcomers, to be tasted throughout the month of September.

Matter-of-Taste : iDealwine in Singapore for a day of tasting

Once again, iDealwine jetted off to meet wine enthusiasts on the other side of the world, this time in Singapore for the Wine Advocate’s Matter-of-Taste salon.

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

Here it is: the top 20 most expensive Bordeaux at auction so far in 2018. Unsurprisingly old vintages and the stars of Pomerol lead the way…

2018 Vintage

The 2018 Vintage: an estimated 25% increase in production

The latest estimations regarding the 2018 vintage have just been released, announcing a 25% increase in production after the catastrophic 2017 harvest.

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Michel Redde & Fils : when three generations join forces…

Tradition and modernity are not always incompatible. Vintage after vintage, Michel Redde, his son and grandsons have proved exactly this. ...

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

The top dogs, the crème de la crème, here are the 20 most expensive bottles of Burgundy to sell on the iDealwine auction platform so far in 2018.

Lafon

Domaine des Héritiers du Comte Lafon, serious Mâcon that doesn’t break the bank

We cast an eye on Domaine des Héritiers du Comte Lafon. Laid out to biodynamics, Dominique Lafon’s Mâconnais operation offers affordable and finely crafted Chardonnays.

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What conditions are necessary for a great wine? | Part 2

Getting all the right climatic conditions to make a great wine is quite a tall order! Part 2 of this guide looks at the importance of timing in the vineyard.

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

The South West is an Aladdin’s cave of vinous treasures. A look at the 20 most-expensive bottles from this fascinating region.