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Archive for 2009

Koshu comes to London

For the first time in London, Koshu of Japan (KOJ) is proud to present an exclusive tasting of wines from the Yamanashi

Monday, December 21st, 2009 No Comments »

CHAMPAGNE: A new year in China

Since wine duty was abolished in Hong Kong in 2008, it has become a mecca for Champagne houses eager to get a foothold there and in mainland China. An unsophisticated market and existing brand dominance complicate matters, however, finds Jane Parkinson.

Monday, December 21st, 2009 No Comments »

LUXURY VODKA: A glamorous comeback

We turned our backs on bling as the global recession bit and conspicuous consumption went out while cutbacks came in. But super- and ultra-premium vodkas are once again finding favour, writes Alan Lodge.

Monday, December 21st, 2009 No Comments »

Virtual farmers’ market to start trading

The first ever virtual farmers’ market will be launched next month, promising to offer green-conscious customers certain environmental benefits.

Monday, December 21st, 2009 No Comments »

Shoppers splash the cash

Retailers have just notched up their busiest weekend of the year as UK shoppers came out in droves, defying abysmal weather conditions to fill the festive tills across the country.

Monday, December 21st, 2009 No Comments »

Tesco launches wine app

The world’s first visual search Apple iPhone Application has been launched by Tesco. The Tesco Wine App uses image recognition and discover functions to search wines for its club customers.

Monday, December 21st, 2009 No Comments »

Howard-Sneyd joins Direct Wines

Direct Wines has announced that Justin Howard-Sneyd MW will join its company as global wine director in February.

Friday, December 18th, 2009 No Comments »

Thoughts on en primeur

Wine prices have rallied impressively since last year’s financial crisis, but the prognosis for the en primeur campaign remains uncertain.

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 No Comments »

Lanson parties like it’s 2009

Champagne Lanson celebrated its 250th anniversary at The Ritz in London last week, where guests enjoyed a private room dinner in the company of Lanson’s president Philippe Baijot.

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 No Comments »

First growth laggards experiencing turnaround

The Fine Wine Fund’s latest market report points out that prices achieved at Christie’s Hong Kong auction last month were considerably higher than valuations or offer prices in London.

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 No Comments »

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