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Friday 25 July 2014

Grenache

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 »

Provence sweeps board at rosé tasting

Wines from in and around Provence dominated the top spots in a blind tasting in London last week that featured 31 of the world’s most famous rosés.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov picks Champagnes for the holiday season, including one with “great finesse”, while Rebecca Murphy recommends “a great find for your holiday entertaining”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Victoria Moore wrote of her recommendation, “Champagnes this good don’t come along often”, while Matthew Jukes picked out a, “jaw-droppingly moreish wine”.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s Asian media recommendations include a “beautifully mature” red, a “elegant and lively” Champagne and a white with “delicately delivered” flavours.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Brangelina rosé first to enter Top 100

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Provençal rosé is the first pink wine to appear in the Wine Spectator’s annual Top 100 list of the most exciting wines of the year.

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Guigal: “quality is astonishing from 2013”

Philippe Guigal has described this year’s fruit from the northern Rhône as “astonishing” in quality, in sharp contrast to reports of a problematic vintage in the southern part of the valley and elsewhere in France.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

This week’s wine recommendations in the UK press include a “captivating aperitif white”, “one of the most exciting whites of the year” and a “fabulously rich” Champagne.

Monday, November 18th, 2013 No Comments »

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