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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Campo Viejo

Synesthete creates the ‘sound’ of Rioja

A synesthete able to hear tastes and taste sounds has created a composition of what he believes the notes found in Rioja sound like.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod posts double-digit profit loss

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard today revealed a double-digit decline in net profit in its full-year results fuelled by a 23% drop in sales in China.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Colour and sound proven to affect wine taste

A multisensory wine tasting experiment has shed new light on how our environment affects the way we taste.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

Environment has ‘profound’ effect on taste

The environment in which you experience a wine has a “profound” effect on how you will perceive it to taste, according to an Oxford University professor.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Is wine best served after dark?

The taste of a wine and its perfect serving conditions could be determined by the light and sounds experienced while drinking it, claim scientists from Oxford University.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 3 Comments »

Christian Barré: Restless in Rioja

Christian Barré, of Pernod Ricard Winemakers Spain, explains why Campo Viejo is such a success story and his luxury ambitions for the Ysios brand.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Barrel ageing: The key to Rioja’s success?

French? American? Or both? Drop into any Rioja producer’s cellar and it would seem every winery is hedging its bets.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Campo Viejo steps up white Rioja focus

Campo Viejo is using a new experimental winery to accelerate its understanding of where Rioja’s greatest potential lies for white wine production.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Week in pictures

This week saw db visit the rolling hills of Rioja, try some of Burgundy’s 2012 en primeurs and the triumphant win of a British rowing duo in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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