The success of this month’s Tour de France Grand Départ has helped boost UK sales of the event’s official wine sponsor Cono Sur by 73.6%.
From Coonawarra to Chile, we pick out the highest performing medallists in the inaugural drinks business Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2014.
Concha y Toro has embarked on a mission to double its UK business to 10 million cases annually in the next five years.
Viña Cono Sur has confirmed that it will sponsor the “Grand Départ” UK phase of the Tour de France 2014.
Four of Chile’s most influential producers are set to launch traditional method sparkling wines onto the international market.
Bemused foxes, stunning views, Champagne tastings and midnight in Paris have played a part in a busy but enjoyable week in the drinks industry.
Chile is now making the “best” Chardonnay in the New World according to one of the country’s top winemakers.
From lusty llamas and magnificent murals to prestige pisco and 100% País via a giant bike, db’s Lucy Shaw embraces the colourful curiosities of Chile.
From Champagne hoopla and Tio Pepe toothpaste to giant pandas and welly wanging, this year’s London International Wine Fair kept team db thoroughly entertained.
Alcohol levels represent “the big challenge” for Chile’s ability to produce top quality Pinot Noir, according to Cono Sur winemaker, Matias Ríos.
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