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Friday 2 December 2016 loc: GB

France

Battlefield vineyards: part 2

Part two features the battles of Dürnstein, Porto, Champagne and Nuits and the destruction of Peru’s wine industry in the War of the Pacific.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

China reports strong imported alcohol growth

China’s total alcoholic beverage imports including wines, beers and spirits registered strong growth in both volume and value terms in the first 10 months of the year, according to the latest figures.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 hotel bars: Paris

Paris is a enchanting city with no end of bars to explore, but its hotels provide some of the most magical of settings from which to admire the city – glass in hand.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

On this day 1120… the tragedy of The White Ship

On this day in 1120 the course of English history was irrevocably changed due to drunken misadventure.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 1 Comment »

TVB launches season 3 of In Vino Veritas with Jeannie Cho Lee MW

Hong Kong TV station TVB Pearl will air the third season of acclaimed lifestyle and wine programme In Vino Veritas on 30 November, starring Jeannie Cho Lee MW.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Battlefield vineyards: Part 1

We rundown some of the most famous – and occasionally not so famous – battles that have taken place in vineyards.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Japan celebrates Beaujolais Nouveau with ‘hot spring’

In what is fast becoming an annual tradition, Japanese once again celebrated the release of Beaujolais Nouveau by swimming in a hot springs mixed with the fruity Gamay wine.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Stunning’ reaction to 2015 Mas de Daumas offer

Languedoc estate Mas de Daumas Gassac has successfully allocated the entire production of its 2015 red en primeur after a “extraordinary” reaction from international merchants.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Colombo hails St-Péray as ‘white Cornas’

Her parents were among the early pioneers of Cornas, putting the northern Rhône AOC on the map. Now, Laure Colombo is hoping to do same for the tiny white AOC appellation of St-Péray.

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 No Comments »

French harvest among smallest in 30 years

A perfect storm of hail, mildew and spring frosts have ravaged vineyards in France resulting in one of the smallest harvests in the country for the last 30 years.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

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