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Friday 31 July 2015

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France takes the world blind tasting crown

France has beaten reigning champions Belgium in the second annual world blind tasting championship.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Tony Verdin: a tribute

The funeral takes place today, Friday, of former UK wine merchant and restaurateur Tony Verdin, who died aged 81 last week.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Test your blind wine tasting skills and win

The authors of a book designed to help wine lovers refine their blind tasting skills are giving db readers the chance to win a copy by taking part in a quiz.

Friday, June 27th, 2014 No Comments »

New wine book guides blind tasters

An Oxford biophysicist and a psychiatrist have teamed up to publish a book designed to help wine lovers refine their blind tasting skills.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Book celebrates blind tasting milestone

Champagne Pol Roger hosted a launch party in London last night to mark the publication of Reds, Whites & Varsity Blues: 60 years of the Oxford & Cambridge Blind Wine-Tasting Competition.

Friday, December 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Majority of Brits prefer cheap wine

The majority of British consumers favour cheap wine over an expensive equivalent, according to a study carried out by the London Wine Academy.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 5 Comments »

Blind tasting rivalry marks milestone in style

The 60th anniversary of perhaps the oldest blind tasting in the world saw the Oxford and Cambridge university rivalry matched by a competition pitching the UK wine trade against the wine press.

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

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