Wine most popular Christmas gift but a third will regift

Wine remains the most popular alcoholic beverage to take to a Christmas party, with 59% citing it as their first choice, but a third of those that receive a bottle admit to "regifting" it to another, a survey by Bordeaux Wines has found.

Perrotti-Brown: 2016 is ‘a new chapter for great Bordeaux’

The in-bottle report of the 2016 Bordeaux vintage in The Wine Advocate has seen eight wines given the top score of 100-points with Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW calling the vintage the “most consistently great” since 2009 and 2010 but also a new benchmark.

Mouton Rothschild to fund Versailles restoration

Château Mouton Rothschild has announced it is to auction limited edition sets of its wines to help fund restoration projects at the palace of Versailles.

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

This week in Hong Kong's drinks trade: the Great Wines of Italy Asia tour returns; Japan's leading winery Château Mercian stages a masterclass with Jeannie Cho Lee MW and Kenichi Ohashi MW; and Bordeaux's 2015 vintage comes to the fore at this year's UGCB tasting.

In the magazine: Rich Pickings

November 9th, 2018

Fine Wine falters in October

November 2nd, 2018

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