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Friday 27 February 2015

David Gleave MW

Spurrier’s English fizz launched

Wine trade veteran and writer, Steven Spurrier, has released Bride Valley – his first English sparkling wine through Liberty Wines.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Piedmont 2010 perfectly timed

Piedmont’s producers have hailed a “super vintage” as they release their 2010 wines into a market showing “unprecedented” demand for this region.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

English sparkling sends out right message

2013 marked a major step forward for English sparkling wine, as demand moved beyond novelty appeal and instead founded on a reputation for high quality and value.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Liberty investments pay off

UK merchant Liberty Wines has announced an operating profit uplift in its latest year-end financial results, despite a decrease in turnover.

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Liberty pulls out of LIWF

Liberty Wines is the latest big name to withdraw from the London International Wine Fair.

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 1 Comment »

Integrity threat to NZ sub-regional message

New Zealand’s Sauvignon Blanc producers need to protect the credibility of their growing sub-regional message, as UK merchants warned against a “cynical” approach to this popular style.

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Rioja explores en primeur

A number of Rioja producers are holding early conversations about creating a group to promote the region’s top wines and build momentum for en primeur sales.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 1 Comment »

Supply issues speed up Burgundy trend

The early drinking appeal of Burgundy’s 2011 vintage may further encourage a shift that is already being exacerbated by supply shortages towards consuming these wines at a younger age.

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Sangiovese: beautiful but moody

Sangiovese was declared triumphant in Tuscany at a seminar in London yesterday, having overcome past viticultural problems and competition from international varieties.

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 2 Comments »

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