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Tuesday 1 December 2015


Taste the world’s finest Grenache in London

The world’s finest bottles of pure Grenache – from Château Rayas to Torbreck’s Les Amis – are to feature in a comparative tasting in London on 12 October, and there are still a few spaces left for the trade.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Grenache takes root in Chile

Viña Morandé is hoping to capitalise on the growing profile of Mediterranean varieties in southern Chile with the launch of a Grenache-dominated blend.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Peter Fraser to host Grenache masterclass

Australia’s winemaker of the year, Peter Fraser of the Yangarra Estate Vineyard in McLaren Vale, will host a one-off Grenache masterclass for the trade in October.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Grenache: a brighter future?

As Grenache plantings see global decline, one Master of Wine argues that the variety’s versatility, love of heat, disease resistance and “friendly” style make it worthy of greater attention.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian reds

We round up the reds making an impact with the trade following Wine Australia’s “Inspired” annual tasting.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Chile wine trends: 6. Embracing the med

While Chile is best known for its Bordeaux blends, it’s Mediterranean grapes that are becoming an increasing focus for the country’s winemakers.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Ridley Scott wine label to launch in UK

Skinny Champagne founder Amanda Thomson is to launch a wine from film director Ridley Scott in the UK through Gerard Basset’s Hotel TerraVina.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Rosé sales soaring in France

Sales of rosé have tripled in France over the last 10 years with the style rapidly gaining in popularity as snobbish attitudes towards pink wine soften.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

db Eats: Blanchette

db’s Lucy Shaw heads to French bistro Blanchette in Soho for foie gras, baked scallops and an encounter with Gérard Depardieu.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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