Decanter magazine latest issue: June 2024

Inside the June 2024 issue of Decanter magazine:


Red wines to chill: 30 great buys Tina Gellie introduces an eclectic selection of summer-drinking reds that shine when served cool
Chile’s new wave whites Julie Sheppard urges wine lovers to discover the exciting and eclectic, often cool-climate whites of Chile, including some fascinating blends
Bordeaux 2023 en primeur preview Georgie Hindle shares her expert view on the new-release vintage, with more to follow next month
Producer profile: Sam Neill & Two Paddocks On a visit to the famous actor’s Central Otago estate, Susy Atkins learns about his love affair with Pinot Noir
Volnay’s new generation Charles Curtis MW notices an unusually high number of fresh faces here
Vernaccia di San Gimignano, to drink & to keep This Tuscan white wine enclave offers a range of styles, says Alessandra Piubello


Wine wisdom Expert tips to help you on your journey through wine


Distilled Spirits, cocktails – plus five rums ideal for cocktails
Seaside spirit Laura Foster on the rise of gins made using coastal botanicals, along with six to try


Perfect pairing: Spiced lamb shoulder with couscous Michel Roux’s delicious slow-cooked lamb is surprisingly versatile, wine-wise
Travel: Sussex wine tour Amy Wislocki suggests a five-day itinerary exploring the vineyards


Editors’ picks Tasting highlights
Panel tasting: Bandol Elizabeth Gabay MW introduces a varied selection of red, white and rosé
Panel tasting: Etna Rosso The indigenous reds were a hit with our panel, says Anthony Rose
Expert’s choice: Empordà Fintan Kerr picks 18 top-quality buys
Weekday wines 25 top wines under £20, chosen by the Decanter team
Weekend wines Priced £20-£50, seven standout buys to impress


Marketwatch investment news Auction updates; Champagne


Meet the experts Decanter’s authors 8 Uncorked News, views & more
Andrew Jefford’s column Could it be that different wine styles affect us in different ways?
Guest column Matt Walls on what constitutes quality in wine
DWWA 2023 picks Island wines
Wine to 5: Ella Lister Strategic consultant & wine media CEO

Inside Decanter’s Bordeaux supplement:
Cover of Decanter's Bordeaux supplement 2024

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Welcome to Bordeaux Introduction by Georgie Hindle
Meet the experts Decanter’s authors
Guest column: Elin McCoy Vertical tastings provide an unparalleled insight into a wine
Guest column: Charlie Geoghegan I’m not supposed to love Bordeaux, but I really do
Bordeaux Uncorked What’s new in the region, with Georgie Hindle
How to blind taste Bordeaux Natasha Hughes MW shares invaluable insider secrets on how to decode claret when tasted blind
Renewal, renovation, innovation Elin McCoy picks five châteaux that have hugely upped their game
Médoc Grand Cru Classé 2010 Georgie Hindle tastes and rates 40 wines from an excellent vintage that is really hitting its stride
Médoc whites Panos Kakaviatos on the whites of the region, and the proposed Médoc Blanc appellation
Château La Mission Haut-Brion Andy Howard MW visits a château that is often placed on the level of an unofficial first growth
2014 revisited: 10 years on Georgie Hindle assesses the evolution of the best ‘off vintage’ since 2004
The 1960s & 1970s vintages Some wines from the best of these mature vintages are still drinking beautifully, says Gareth Birchley
The Crus Bourgeois: 20 top buys Andy Howard MW blind tastes a selection of UK-available wines to find go-to wines in this value tier
10 reasons to discover the Entre-deux-Mers Escape the crowds on Bordeaux’s roads most travelled, and visit this lesser-known but dynamic region, says Wendy Narby
Travel: St-Emilon: A wine lover’s guide Bordeaux-based Ira Szmuk shares her tips on where to visit, stay and eat in the popular town
Panel tasting: Pessac-Léognan & Graves 2018 Our experts assessed 66 reds, finding stylistic variation between Pessac and…

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