‘Over the past 20 years, Spain has become the most dynamic wine region in Europe,’ says Wine Spectator, referring to the emergence of modern icons like Numanthia that offer a combination of…

One of the most exciting projects on my calendar is the Bordeaux en-primeur campaign. The previous year’s vintage is judged post-fermentation and offered for sale through negociants around the world. This method of selling…

The stellar 2010s are among the greatest wines ever to have come out of Bordeaux, and unfortunately this is reflected in the towering prices they command. But while the First…

Regarded as one of Bordeaux’s greatest vintages, 2010 produced broad-shouldered, concentrated wines with fresh acidity, high alcohol and extraordinary ageing potential. ‘Other than 2009, this vintage has turned out slightly better…

The Bordeaux 2012 en-primeur circus has begun and tasting reports are beginning to emerge. According to Decanter’s consultant editor Steven Spurrier, the wines are largely superior to the 2011s, though…