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Monday 28 July 2014

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Fine wine vs alter egos

Does one of the UK’s leading wine figures, Steven Spurrier, have a secret past as an NFL quarterback he’s not telling anyone about?

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

The two faces of Italy’s Lugana wine region

During a recent trip to the Italian wine region of Lugana, I was told by a producer that the area has two different faces. I was intrigued.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Noilly Prat 200: Talking of taste

France is known for culinary wonders, but one thing that stands out is the vermouth — as famous as many of its Italian counterparts.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Japan: the land of the rising sun

The Wine Explorers touch down in Japan: a land full of traditions, contrasts and wines made from the native Koshu grape.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Egypt: the vineyards behind the pyramids

Egypt; a beautiful stranger and a country of a thousand secrets – land of sphinxes, pyramids, pharaohs and hieroglyphs.

Friday, June 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Can Big Beer close the idea gap with craft?

If ideas changed the trajectory of beer brands — including craft beer — in the past, ideas can do it again.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

The role of a fine wine exchange

Liv-ex director James Miles on the origin and role of exchanges, and why they’ve played a central role in the growth of the global market.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Craft-beer: One strategy won’t fit all

Dilemma: If several brands take the same route to achieving “special” then they have not achieved differentiation.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Puglian wines triumph at Italian rosé comp

Gilbert Winfield gives his report on winning rosés from the third National Italian Rosé Competition in Puglia.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Explorers: The vineyards of Ethiopia

Welcome to Ethiopia! A country of touching beauty where it feels good to be alive.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 2 Comments »

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