Malbec sales at Tesco up 200%
Sales of Argentine Malbec have soared 200% in the last year at Tesco as the British public’s unquenchable thirst for the inky grape gathers pace.
Lafite 2013: buy Mouton instead
Lafite led the way among the first growths when it released yesterday as the cheapest vintage on the market but is Mouton a more reasonable offer?
Sipsmith moves distillery to Chiswick
London-based distillery Sipsmith has announced it is moving to a larger site in west London and expanding its operation to meet growing demand.
Napa trend for ‘leaner, less-oaked’ Chardonnay
At a recent tasting Napa winemakers said they preferred the 2012 vintage over 2011, marking a taste for greater acidity and less-oaked flavours.
The Proust Q&A: Alvaro Palacios
The Spanish wine pioneer on his dreams of being a bullfighter, splashing out on fine wine and drinking DRC with Paco de Lucía.