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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…

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.

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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.

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The wine enemies: foods that undermine your wine

Oenophiles be wary! Stay vigilant against the food “enemies” that could spoil your wine. A brief overview of what to avoid with your next bottle.

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François Mikulski, Meursault elegance and purity

This week we turn our attention to Meursault and, more specifically, one of our favourite domains of this appellation: François ...

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Sniffing out wine faults

With careful consideration you choose a beautiful bottle from your cellar and pour a glass only to be greeted by a horrible smell or strange taste! Why?

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

As the Tour de France ends, ours is just beginning. Our top 20 rankings reveal the top dogs in 2018 from the Languedoc-Roussillon.

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What conditions are necessary for producing a great wine? | Part 1

How does climate affect a vineyard exactly? Part 1 of our guide lays out the conditions needed to produce a great wine.