• Exclusive: Frescobaldi Extends Its Winery Holdings into Chianti Classico (Wine Spectator)

    The Italian wine giant buys Castello di San Donato in Perano and its 128 acres of vines in Gaiole
  • 'Vineyards and High Heels' Wins Wine Spectator's 2017 Video Contest (Wine Spectator)

    Sisters put their winemaking passion to work as they take the reins at their family's Piedmont winery
  • DAWA judge profile: Sonal Holland MW

    Sonal Holland MW, India's first and only Master of Wine, is a judge at the 2017 Decanter Asia Wine AwardsSonal Holland MWSonal Holland MW
    India’s most qualified and acclaimed wine professional, Sonal Holland MW is India’s first and only Master of Wine. An award-winning wine broadcaster, certified wine educator, consultant and entrepreneur, Sonal Holland is the Founder of SoHo Wine Club that specialises in bringing an expertly curated collection of wines and finely curated experiences
  • DAWA judge profile: Boon Heng

    Boon Heng, who founded Wein & Vin in Singapore and specialises in French and German wines, is a judge at the 2017 Decanter Asia Wine Awards.Boon HengBoon Heng
    Boon was a Chartered Engineer by profession and has been learning about wines since 1999. After returning from London, Boon founded Wein & Vin, in Singapore in 2010, which specialises in Boon’s favourite wines – French and German wines.
    Boon is the first local wine merchant in Singapore to achieve the WSET Diploma. 
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  • DAWA judge profile: Alex Cumming

    Alex Cumming, a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers, is a judge at the 2017 Decanter Asia Wine AwardsAlex CummingAlex Cumming
    Alex Cumming has been working in the wine industry for 20 years, across 3 different continents. He is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers, and has held the position of Sommelier at leading restaurants in New Zealand, Australia, England, and China, including the iconic Sugar Club in London, Logan Brown in Wellington, as well
  • DAWA judge profile: Arnaud Bardary MS

    Arnaud Bardary MS, Head Sommelier for Gordon Ramsey, is a judge at the 2017 Decanter Asia Wine AwardsArnaud Bardary MSArnaud Bardary MS
    Born in Lons le Saunier in the area of Jura, Arnaud Bardary MS comes from a line of family members working in the catering industry. His grandfather and uncle produced wine under the iconic appellation Chateau Chalon.
    Starting his studies in catering in Le Mans and then Nice, he then trained in Toulouse as a sommelier.
    After few harvests with Michel Issaly in Ga
  • At Spain's Exclusive Asador Etxebarri, a Wine Revelation (Wine Spectator)

    Turns out to be that we sure don’t know
  • DAWA judge profile: Artur Aronov

    Artur Aronov, Head Sommelier at Aberdeen Street Social in Hong Kong, is a judge at the 2017 Decanter Asia Wine AwardsArtur AronovArtur Aronov
    Originally from Estonia, Artur has joined the Aberdeen Street Social team as Head Sommelier in Hong Kong, with many years experience in globally recognised restaurants.
    Prior to Aberdeen Street Social, Artur was Head Sommelier at Social Wine and Tapas, and Assistant Head Sommelier at Social Eating House (1 Michelin Star), both in London.
    Artur plans on exp
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  • DAWA judge profile: Nikhil Agarwal

    Nikhil Agarwal is a trained sommelier and judge at the 2017 Decanter Asia Wine AwardsNikhil AgarwalNikhil Agarwal
    Nikhil Agarwal is a trained Sommelier, writer, editor and an international wine and spirits judge who received his degree in London. He is the brainchild behind All Things Nice which is India’s leading wine, spirits and luxury consultancy. He won the Wine Australia scholarship in 2012 and in 2013 Wine Australia made him their A+ Wine Educator in India.
    Nikhil has been in the wi
  • Understanding Grosses Gewächs Riesling and wines to look for

    This includes some of the best dry Riesling wines in the world. Read more about what 'GG' means on the label and see six GG Riesling wines to look out for...A close up of the GG logo on bottles.Grosses Gewächs explained
    The term Grosses Gewächs is used to identify some of the finest white wines of Germany, and is specific to dry wines.
    The designation is not an official part of German wine law, but was conceived by a group of top producers in the early 2000s and refined as recently as
  • Highlights: Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017 Judging Week

    Some of the best palates from across Asia gathered in Hong Kong to judge more than 3,000 wines in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017. See some of the photo highlights below.
    The post Highlights: Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017 Judging Week appeared first on Decanter.
  • DAWA judge profile: Fabien Duboueix

    Fabien Duboueix, head sommelier at Joel Robuchon le Restaurant at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA).Fabien DuboueixFabien Duboueix
    Born in Champagne, Fabien Duboueix has pursued a passionate career in wine and hospitality that has spanned 17 years and counting, and taken him to Europe, the UK, the US and Singapore.
    His professional training began with a Wine Trust Certificate awarded in 2001, and a series of F&B positions in restaurants in
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  • DAWA judges: Ian Dai

    With Decanter's sixth Asia Wine Awar