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Friday 3 July 2015

France

Royal Welsh uncork regimental wine

The Royal Welsh Regiment will unveil its new regimental wine in the presence of the Queen when she presents new colours to the regiment in Cardiff next week.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 2 Comments »

Bordeaux’s 1855 ranking is ‘outdated’

A new class of Super Bordeaux is threatening to shake the region’s 1855 classification system to its core, say wine critics Bettane and Desseauve.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 4 Comments »

Terroir study boosts Loire quality push

Loire grape growers are being urged to take advantage of a free, in-depth vineyard mapping resource, designed to help producers maximise the quality potential of their sites.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Luxembourg shines at Crémant awards

The 24th Concours National des Crémants saw 200 medals awarded to sparkling wines from the seven French appellations and Luxembourg.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Day 3: Tour de l’Oc

Sometimes you can’t rely on sensationalist events to attract intrigue, and yet day three of the Tour de l’Oc is still worthy of your attention – and sympathy.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux-finished Irish whiskey launched

Pernod Ricard’s Irish subsidiary, Irish Distillers, has unveiled the first single pot still Irish whiskey to be finished in Bordeaux casks.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Château Léoube releases ‘Super Rosé’

Château Léoube has released its answer to Italy’s Super Tuscans – a “Super Rose” wine produced in Lalonde – staking its claim on the premium rosé market.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Bartender convicted of manslaughter

A bartender has been convicted of manslaughter after serving a man 56 shots in one sitting, which led to the man’s death.

Friday, May 29th, 2015 No Comments »

BIVB interactive tasting: A celebration of Chardonnay

The BIVB’s Live and Interactive seminar on Chardonnay proved the perfect antidote to the currently grey weather in Hong Kong.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

D’Issan celebrates UK-Bordeaux links

Château d’Issan invited prominent members of the UK trade to Westminster Abbey last night to commemorate the days when Bordeaux was English.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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