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Saturday 24 January 2015

Beaujolais

Corney & Barrow bags Burgundy big-hitter

UK merchant Corney & Barrow has added a significant Burgundy producer to its portfolio in the form of grand cru specialist Domaine Jacques Prieur.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese bathe in 2014 Beaujolais wine

Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the release of 2014’s Beaujolais Nouveau by bathing in the wine at a hot spring resort west of Tokyo.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Bibendum predicts Beaujolais revival

Bibendum is predicting a Beaujolais revival among 25 to 34-year-olds after research showed baby boomers are still drinking the Gamay-based wine.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

French harvesters strip for nude calendar

A brave bunch of pickers at Domaine Marcel Lapierre in Beaujolais have stripped off during the harvest to pose for a calendar printed by the estate.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Wines to enjoy with a Thanksgiving feast are a theme in the US this week and Dave McIntyre recommends a full flight for $40 and Sandra Silfven picks a “wine to impress your guests”.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov recommends a “pure and harmonious” white, Jon Bonné picks out a “gorgeous” sparkler and Sandra Silfven chooses a red that is a “class act”.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Wine put under the microscope

A series of photographs taken by a Hawaii-based scientist have come to light that reveal what drops of wine look like under a high powered microscope.

Friday, August 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Torres champions underdog País

In a bid to flag up underdog local grape País, Miguel Torres Chile has released a País red blend made from old bush vines onto the UK market.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Jane MacQuitty recommends a “beefy claret that is beautiful” and Matthew Jukes picks out a “knockout French classic at a bargain price.”

Monday, July 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Bourjade: ‘I wish Beaujolais could make more white’

Jean Bourjade, managing director of Inter Beaujolais, has expressed a wish that Beaujolais made more white wine after its enthusiastic reception by consumers.

Friday, June 28th, 2013 No Comments »

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