Top 10 wines in the UK press
An “exceptional” magnum of Chianti Classico Riserva and a selection of wines that pay homage to Australia Day feature in this week’s lineup.
US demand driving world wine market
Demand for wine from US consumers is set to drive the world wine market over the next three years, according to a recent study by Vinexpo.
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In the magazine
Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa is keen to go back to the style of wines made by the company in the ‘70s by picking earlier and using less oak.
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will join today’s official Australia Day celebrations at an event in London featuring a selection of the country’s wines.
The UK wine trade’s only charity covers band, Skin Côntact, has announced its first special guest singers – Tim Atkin MW, Joe Wadsack and Charles Metcalfe.
Mid-morning Montrachet, subterranean swimming pools, oversized bicycles and man’s best friend – it can only be the week in pictures.
CAMRA has repeated calls for the UK government to help save the UK pub industry, after figures released today revealed 29 pubs are closing every week.
Florida craft brewers are “cautiously optimistic” that a new bill will allow the sale of “growlers” in the southern state.
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Yang Lu is corporate wine director of the Shangri-La Group in Hong Kong and loves Mosel Riesling and staying in bed above all things.
The head of Domaine Jacques Prieur has explained how experiences in Bordeaux and Burgundy have informed major winemaking changes at the family estates in each region.
Yalumba’s Robert Hill-Smith has taken over as chairman of Australia’s First Families of Wine with a mission to put the country “back on the catwalk”.
Auction house Bonhams has opened a restaurant in London with rising star Tom Kemble as head chef and two masters of wine taking care of the wine list.
Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has struck a deal with Australia’s national carrier Qantas to serve Mumm and Perrier Jouët to its first class passengers.
Charles King is to relinquish his role as managing director of Louis Roederer’s UK agency business, Maisons Marques et Domaines, to take up the position of vice-chairman.
The Comité Champagne has confirmed it will increase reserve from last year’s harvest due to an expected 1% increase in sales for 2014.
Piper-Heidsieck has been named as the exclusive Champagne of the Academy Awards in a deal set to last three years.
With Champagne exports seeing a volume rise of 1% in 2014 and turnover at €4.5 billion (£3.44bn) – its second highest ever – the region is celebrating.
The modern wine trader is undoubtedly a demanding beast. Not only do they want to keep costs down, but they want more visibility, increased flexibility of supply, as well as faster access to information.
A European labelling company has launched in the UK providing a “game-changing” online service.
Norbert Dentressangle is providing fast-growing St Austell Brewery with a distribution platform, supporting the company’s continued expansion.