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Sunday 20 April 2014

Cava

Spain becomes world’s biggest wine producer

Spain’s wine production surged by 41% last year overtaking both France and Italy to become the world’s biggest producer.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Fridge preserves Champagne’s freshness

US scientists have found that Champagne kept at lower temperatures is less likely to develop a “browning” compound that turns wine bad.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Truffle hunting with Viñas Del Vero

db’s Lucy Shaw joins the González Byass team on a truffle hunt in Somontano, northern Spain, in search of black gold.

Friday, January 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Jon Bonné recommends a pink that is “as soulful as rosé gets” while Rebecca Murphy suggests “that we make a place at our table for an exciting new wine”.

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 1 Comment »

NZ Sauvignon losing ground to Chile

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is losing ground to Chile and South Africa in the UK, according to a new report by Bibendum.

Friday, September 6th, 2013 2 Comments »

The week in pictures

From Champagne and pretzels to whisky cocktails and from colourful characters to the Great British Beer Festival, here’s another look back at a busy week in the drinks trade.

Friday, August 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Jane MacQuitty recommends a sparkler with “a magnificent, crisp, taut palate”, while Olly Smith picks out a “fab summer sipping” white wine.

Monday, August 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Codorníu rolls out new limited edition bottles

Codorníu has announced a schedule of limited edition bottle sleeves for its Cavas.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Rebecca Murphy recommends “a bargain Pinot” from a “superstar winemaker” and Dave McIntyre highlights “the fruitiest Cava” he’s ever tasted, adding “it’s just pure fun.”

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Victoria Moore and Matthew Jukes pick out the same “very classy wine” this week and Terry Kirby recommends a “wonderfully elegant” red for “enjoying in the garden”.

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

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