Category Archives: Wines

Eric Arnold

Rudy Kurniawan Wine collector Indonesian indonesia Zhen Wang Huang (2)

Yesterday the world of collectible wines saw one of its biggest hucksters, Rudy Kurniawan, sentenced to 10 years in prison. Among other offenses, Kurniawan was found guilty of having created hundreds of fraudulent wine bottles from noteworthy Bordeaux and Burgundy… [Read more...]

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Every once in awhile, we get emails and calls from customers who have basic wine questions. What’s the best kind of corkscrew? How is Champagne different from Cava or Prosecco? Was Carlo Rossi a real guy? (Yes, but his name… [Read more...]

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Every once in awhile, we get emails and calls from customers who have basic wine questions. When should I decant? What’s the perfect temperature setting on a wine fridge? Are screw caps really ok? (Yes, in fact they’re often better… [Read more...]

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World Malbec Day

We love Argentina. At least a quarter of the Lot18 staff has been there for a professional or leisure visit, and not one of us would hesitate to go back. The only problem with visiting Argentina? The price of a… [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

The view from...well, you know

I have a few friends who are resolving to learn about wine this year – for real this time, they say. They promise to buy some Jancis and Johnson books, study some maps, sip some wines – all the things… [Read more...]

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