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Thursday 8 December 2016 loc: GB

Cabernet Franc

Is Villány the new home of Cabernet Franc?

Last month producers from Villány, Hungary, invited press and trade representatives to the second Franc & Franc conference. Their aim: to demonstrate that their region is the new home of Cabernet Franc.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Hungary in pictures

Last week db travelled to Villány in Hungary, a region on a mission to convince the world that it is the true home of Cabernet Franc.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Argentine winery Pascual Toso looks to innovation

Argentine winery Pascual Toso is looking to innovation to boost its range of high end white wines as well as experimenting with oak ageing on its Cabernet Sauvignon.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

The Loire in pictures

A pictorial round-up from a tour of the Loire’s ‘hidden gems’, which saw a small group of UK wine buyers uncover deliciously niche offerings from this great wine valley, from white Chinon to sweet Chenin – and one feline.

Monday, October 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Argentina’s Caserena launches premium wine range in UK

Bodegas Caserena has launched three wines in the UK priced up to £80 a bottle, highlighting its confidence in Argentina’s growing premium position and quality of Cabernet Sauvignon.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

The rise of Hungarian reds?

A radical shift in the way many Hungarian producers are approaching their red winemaking is creating an exciting segment to watch out for.

Friday, June 24th, 2016 1 Comment »

Cab Franc tipped to become Argentina’s ‘second most important variety’

Cabernet Franc has the potential to become one of Argentina’s most important grape varieties – second only to Malbec – believes one winemaker.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Doña Paula explores Argentine blends

Doña Paula has introduced a Cabernet Franc-based blend as its new winemaker steps up his quest for complexity and terroir expression.

Friday, September 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Chinon set to extend borders

Chinon producers have broadly welcomed a decision that will see the Loire’s largest red wine appellation and high profile source of Cabernet Franc expand its boundaries from the 2016 vintage.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Loire bounces back with 2014 vintage

Loire producers have welcomed some “delicious” wines from 2014 and a promising start to the 2015 growing season as they seek to recover from the problematic 2013 and 2012 vintages.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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