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Friday 6 March 2015

France

When Burgundy meets Bordeaux

The head of Domaine Jacques Prieur has explained how experiences in Bordeaux and Burgundy have informed major winemaking changes at the family estates in each region.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top trade exhibitions for 2015

With a host of industry events to bear in mind this year, Neal Baker rounds up the various key trade shows that should firmly feature in your diary

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Copestick to distribute Sir Hegarty wines

Copestick Murray has signed a distribution deal with Hegarty Chamans – the Minervois-based winery co-owned by advertising mogul Sir John Hegarty.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Chardonnay Masters 2014: The results

Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Chablis tells left from right

Chablis showed that a single grape variety does not mean a single style at an event to highlight the difference between the region’s right and left banks.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Rhône wine body forced to change slogan

Côtes du Rhône wines has been ordered to amend one of its advertisements after it was deemed to link alcohol with happiness – illegal under French law.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Hebdo cartoonists designed wine labels

Three of the cartoonists killed in last week’s terrorist attack on French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo had also put their hands to wine labels.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Chablis seeks solace in 2014

Chablis producers have contrasted the “round and easy” wines on show at this week’s 2013 primeurs tastings in London with the “great” 2014 vintage ahead.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Luc Belaire launches luminescent label

Luc Belaire has launched a limited edition rosé with a light-up label as part of its signature “black bottle” lineup.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

1855 placed into liquidation by French court

Online wine merchant 1855.com has been placed into liquidation by the Tribunal de Commerce in Paris after a key investor pulled out of supporting its recovery plan.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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