Critical scores play a key role in the Liv-ex Power 100 list, but they are by no means only factor, as some of the top fine wine merchants explain.
With a host of industry events to bear in mind this year, Neal Baker rounds up the various key trade shows that should firmly feature in your diary
Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.
Bordeaux is keeping ahead on Liv-ex as January progresses but Italy has begun creeping up the charts at the mid-way point.
A group of Italian winemakers is threatening legal action against British pubs and bars marketing sparkling wine on tap as “Prosecco” calling the practice illegal.
A group of 150 Italian winemakers, grape growers and sommeliers are to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican in January to ask for him to pray for a good harvest in 2015.
Rising bulk Prosecco prices will make £5 Prosecco a thing of the past, believes Paolo Lasagni, MD, Bosco Viticultori.
Two Italian women have been jailed for stealing three bottles of wine from their local church in Abruzzo.
A former distillery is to become Milan’s latest gallery for contemporary art thanks to funding by the fashion house Prada.
A British company is on the cusp of commercialising an all-natural product that can kill the grape fungus botrytis and is harmless to the honey bee.
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