Oliver Styles, Decanter


Didier Dagueneau dies

Didier Dagueneau, one of the greatest Sauvignon Blanc producers in the world, has died in a flying accident at the age of 52. Dubbed ‘one of the greatest winemakers of our generation’ by renowned consultant Denis Dubourdieu, Dagueneau was known worldwide as an outspoken and brilliant winemaker. Unlike many winemakers […]


Chocolate wine

┬áMichelin-starred techno-chef Heston Blumenthal OBE has won a Conde Nast Traveller Innovation Design Award for his chocolate wine. Blumenthal was nominated for the gourmet category of the awards, and praised for ‘splicing grapes with cocoa beans’ at the awards ceremony held earlier this week. The wine, served as a dessert, […]