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Friday 27 February 2015

Germany

Vermouth is ‘a tramp’s drink’ in Germany

Sebastian Brack, co-owner of new high-end vermouth brand Belsazar, is keen to raise the image of the fortified wine in his country above that of “a tramp’s drink”.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Vin de France celebrates star additions

This year’s Vin de France tasting showed the growing uptake of this category by major producers, as well as an ongoing diversification of top quality styles.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Top Düsseldorf venues for ProWein

With ProWein just around the corner, db has helpfully picked out the best spots in town for attendees to eat, drink, do business or let their hair down.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 No Comments »

German Riesling welcomes new fellows

Wines of Germany has appointed three new “Riesling Fellows” from the UK trade in recognition of their “dedication and passion” for German Riesling.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

ProWein expands to meet demand

As exhibitor and visitor numbers continue to rise, ProWein 2015 has moved into new halls, giving the Düsseldorf wine and spirits fair 20% more space.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Restaurateur buys major stake in OW Loeb

Marlon Abela, owner of two Michelin-starred London restaurant The Greenhouse, has acquired a controlling stake in UK independent wine merchant OW Loeb.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Black Tower boss to step down

Reh Kendermann joint managing director Nikolaus Schritz has announced his intention to “quit while you’re ahead” and step down at the end of this year.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Loosen turns top vineyards to dry wine

Weingut Dr Loosen is looking to show off the quality of dry Mosel Riesling with the launch of two expressions made from the producer’s top rated vineyards.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Global thirst for sparkling wine insatiable

Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top five World War One drinks

As this week marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, here we assemble five famous drinks associated with the conflict.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

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