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Friday 29 May 2015

Environment

Top 10 ways to reuse a wine bottle

If you are anything like the db team, it won’t take long to amass a collection of empty wine bottles. Put them to good use with these top upcycling tips.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Is climate change altering wine tastes?

Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Natural botrytis-killing product licenced

A British company is on the cusp of commercialising an all-natural product that can kill the grape fungus botrytis and is harmless to the honey bee.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 12 Comments »

Paul Hobbs faces fines for environmental ‘vandalism’

US winemaking consultant Paul Hobbs is potentially facing multi-million dollar fines for cutting down trees on protected land in order to plant a vineyard.

Thursday, July 3rd, 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 »

db reveals shortlist for Green Awards 2013

The shortlist for db’s Green Awards has been announced with companies from Spain, the US, New Zealand and South Africa featuring.

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Miguel Torres

Spanish wine giant Miguel Torres on his regrets that he wasn’t more patient with his father, having Al Gore round to dinner, and his treasured medieval castle.

Friday, August 17th, 2012 No Comments »

Green Awards 2012: Winners announced

Selected for their exemplary environmental credentials, the drinks business proudly presents its shortlist for its Green Awards 2012.

Monday, March 19th, 2012 No Comments »

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