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Tuesday 21 April 2015

Germany

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 »

Kloster Eberbach auction makes $100k

The annual Rheingau auction made US$100,000 in total for a local children’s charity, where a bottle of Pinot Noir stole the show.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

English wine to make biggest presence yet at ProWein

ProWein beckons once again for a growing number of English wine producers now setting their sights on developing export markets, with the region making its largest presence at the fair to date.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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