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Sunday 29 March 2015

France

Ridley Scott wine label to launch in UK

Skinny Champagne founder Amanda Thomson is to launch a wine from film director Ridley Scott in the UK through Gerard Basset’s Hotel TerraVina.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Winery convicted of pesticide poisoning

A winery has been found guilty of “gross negligence” for failing to protect one of its employees from pesticide exposure.

Monday, April 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Haut-Brion highs and lows

Haut-Brion and its confederates dominate this morning’s releases but while there are cuts for the reds, the whites haven’t budged from last year.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Rosé sales soaring in France

Sales of rosé have tripled in France over the last 10 years with the style rapidly gaining in popularity as snobbish attitudes towards pink wine soften.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

db Eats: Blanchette

db’s Lucy Shaw heads to French bistro Blanchette in Soho for foie gras, baked scallops and an encounter with Gérard Depardieu.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine thieves jailed for two years

Two men who stole wines from some of Bordeaux’s most prestigious Chateaux have been jailed.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

12 winemakers to watch in Champagne

We round up a dozen chef de caves in the making who are helping to make their houses sparkle with their passion, energy and technical nous.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

LVMH buys first Burgundy vineyard

Luxury goods giant, LVMH, has acquired its first Burgundy vineyard having bought the 14th century Clos des Lambrays.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 best value wines of Bordeaux 2013

The top wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage expected to be the best value, as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine given heritage status in France

A bill put forward to the French senate to give the country’s wines and vineyards national heritage status has been accepted.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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