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Sunday 5 July 2015

Beaujolais

Beaujolais pushes for sparkling AOC

Beaujolais is trying to gain AOC status for its sparkling wines which, with it being mostly rosé, will make it doubly appealing thinks Inter Beaujolais.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Chapoutier buys Beaujolais negoce

Rhône producer, Michel Chapoutier, has bought Beaujolais negociant La Maison Trénel.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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