Grace Halligan

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France’s forgotten grape varieties: part 1

We recently did a tour de France of French winemaking regions and their emblematic grape varieties. This time, we take a look at the many varietals forgotten by history.

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Allocation of the week | Alexandre Bain, a firebrand in Pouilly-Fumé

(Re)discover Alexandre Bain, his commitment to the environment and his wines which diverge from the standards of the Pouilly-Fumé appellation.

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Domaine Nicolas Rossignol | alchemy in the Côte de Beaune

Fifth generation of a winemaking family in Volnay, Nicolas Rossignol’s wines are exemplars of finesse and elegance. We take a closer look at this rising star.

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Focus | Established names and rising stars of Burgundy, just under 200 domains in the spotlight

Calling all fans of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay: our inexhaustible selection of fine Burgundian wine has all you could possibly wish for!

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Auctions | 4,200 stars for your winter feasts

Our team suggests some seasonal food and wine pairings for the wines in these sensational auctions.

Rivesaltes 1949, 1959, 1969 and 1979: the ideal birthday gift in 2019

Are you looking for gift ideas for a significant birthday this year? The start of a new decade perhaps? Have you thought about a vintage Rivesaltes?

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Happy Chinese New Year | Give the gift of wine

In this new year, channel the generosity of the pig and treat your loved ones to the iDealwine gift card!

Domaine du Clos des Fées | Magical wines from the Roussillon

This week we take you to the heart of the Roussillon, where Hervé Bizeul produces prestigious wines with a magical touch…

Wines for connoisseurs

Browse the most sought-after wines by connoisseurs, from rising stars to off-the-beaten-track wines.

Natural wine: a passing trend or lasting phenomenon?

While nowadays it is fairly simple to understand what qualifies as ‘organic’ or ‘biodynamic’, the term ‘natural’ is much more difficult to grasp.