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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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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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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.

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Domaine de la Terrasse d’Elise, a leading light of the Languedoc

Our new Wine of the Week lets you discover one of the finest references of the Languedoc at honest prices. Learn more about this domain and its monovarietal masterpieces.

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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.

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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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Domaine Ferret, channelling Fuissé terroir

The complex and diverse Fuissé terroir resounds in the wines of Domaine Ferret. Our new Wine of the Week takes you to the Mâconnais, and to a domaine with a ...

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The iDealwine vinification glossary | Part 2: White wine

After focusing on the technical jargon used by winemakers in the production of red wine, a little lesson on the terms thrown about in the winery while making white wine.

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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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Domaine Huet: tradition and biodynamics in harmony

Exquisite Chenin that reflects its sublime terroirs? We must be talking about Domaine Huet! As our new Wine of the Week, we learn more about how these fine cuvées are ...