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Friday 31 October 2014

blind tasting

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 1 Comment »

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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