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Thursday 28 August 2014


China wine imports could be 50% of market

Chinese wine drinkers are showing a strong and growing preference for imported brands, with analysts saying they could grow to achieve 50% of the country’s wine market.

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 1 Comment »

Top ten trends of the last ten years: 10. The Pinots

To celebrate reaching our tenth birthday, we decided to count down the ten greatest changes in drinks since our first issue was launched in July 2002.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 No Comments »

Don’t swallow urges Bordeaux festival

The biennial Fête le Vin is so concerned about alcohol abuse that they encourage festival-goers to only taste, and not swallow, the wine.

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

World’s largest rosé Champagne released

Champagne Cattier, owners of Armand de Brignac, has released the world’s largest bottle of rosé Champagne onto the market.

Monday, May 28th, 2012 1 Comment »

The world’s most powerful drinks brands ranked and rated

2012′s Power Brands Report highlights the impact of China’s thirst for luxury drinks and a fragile US comeback on the largest and best-known wine and spirits brands.

Monday, May 21st, 2012 No Comments »

Currency Watch: German exporters toasting euro weakness

The publication of the latest growth figures from Europe highlighted the great divide in the region.

Friday, May 18th, 2012 No Comments »

Alcohol spray gets you drunk in seconds

A new device has been designed that gives you an instant drunk sensation from less than a drop of alcohol.

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 No Comments »

Sauvignon Blanc de Loire ambassadors 2012 revealed

The full list of 18 wines from AOC Touraine and Vins de Pays du Val de Loire 2011 vintage has been unveiled as this year’s ambassador wines for the Sauvignon Blanc de Loire project.

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 No Comments »

US palate sees a shift

The traditional distinction between a US and European palate is becoming less accurate, according to Louis-Fabrice Latour.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 1 Comment »

EU tops world drinking charts

More alcohol is consumed in Europe than any part of the world, according to new research from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Friday, March 30th, 2012 No Comments »

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