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Friday 31 July 2015

Germany

Hot weather threatens craft beer hops

A drought in the US and a heatwave in Central Europe are threatening this year’s hop harvests, putting craft beer production in jeopardy.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Century-old Cardiff Castle winery could be revived

Cardiff Castle could once again produce its own wine after more than 100 years of dormancy with the help of winemakers in Stuttgart.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Plundered Nazi Champagne discovered

A collection of Champagne and Cognac plundered from occupied France by the Nazis and which survived looting by the Soviets has been unearthed in Saxony.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

AB InBev boss forced out for drink-driving

The head of the German arm of global beer giant AB InBev has been forced to resign after crashing his car while being “considerably under the influence of alcohol.”

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

CIVC launches Champagne app in HK

E-learning programme, Champagne Campus is targeted at an emerging younger drinking generation who are developing a taste for bubbles.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Top Pinot Noirs at £30+

When it comes to top end expressions of Pinot Noir, most people’s thoughts inevitably turn to Burgundy, but this roll call of excellence shows that today’s consumer has plenty of other options.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Gaucho launches own-label beer

The Gaucho restaurant group, known for its successful chain of Argentine steakhouses across the capital, has launched an own-label blonde beer.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Lam: World is waking up to German Pinot

With three short Burgundy vintages and the subsequent price hikes, savvy consumers are waking up to German Pinot Noir according to chef Martin Lam.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Washington giant sharpens export focus

After joining forces with a new UK partner, Chateau Ste Michelle is ready to step up its export drive and believes Riesling represents one of Washington State’s strongest suits.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

German wine in ‘strong demand’ at Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s latest London sale saw strong demand for the wines of Egon Müller alongside the usual top selling Burgundies of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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