Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.
Some 5,000 grape growers have taken to the streets in Mendoza to protest against the government’s lack of action over a bailout for the country’s troubled wine industry.
A group of 150 Italian winemakers, grape growers and sommeliers are to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican in January to ask for him to pray for a good harvest in 2015.
The opening of Gaucho’s first Asian restaurant and its all-Argentine list is a chance for the country to promote its wines, according to its director of wine.
Chilean winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr. hopped over the Andes in 2001 to establish Kaiken. His greatest vices are skydiving and drinking wine
Limestone soils and new winemaking techniques are turning Argentine Malbecs from “Schwarzenegger” to “Michelangelo”, according to one wine consultant.
Argentine restaurant Gaucho is to open its first Asian franchise in Hong Kong later this month promising the city the best of Argentine steak and wine.
Argentina is ready to direct greater focus towards its sub-regional differences, believes the winemaking director of Luigi Bosca as the producer releases its own terroir-driven range in the UK.
UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.
A selection of Tuscan reds, including a “baby Brunello” and New World Rieslings, make it into this week’s roundup.
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