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Sunday 29 November 2015


The Proust Q&A: Ermenegildo Giusti

The Italian entrepreneur and winery owner on his admiration for Donald Trump, never giving up, and drinking Amarone with Sharon Stone.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Italian fine wine climbing

Now second only to Bordeaux in terms of trade levels on the secondary market, Italy shows no signs of slowing down.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Bosco to release ‘first’ Venezia DOC white sparkler

Bulk wine producer Bosco is preparing to launch a Venezia DOC sparkling white, which it claims is “better than Prosecco” and equally affordable.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Malvasia and Fruilano ‘superior’ to Pinot Grigio

The terroir of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is best for growing the lesser known varieties of Malvasia and Fruilano rather than the oft-planted Pinot Grigio, believes one export director.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

HDH to hold biggest sale of 2015

Chicago-based fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, has said it will host the “largest wine auction of 2015” next month.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Bulk Prosecco prices ‘to double’ by xmas

Bulk Prosecco prices could double by the end of the year as producers compete to supply a growing demand for the Italian fizz.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco heads hit out at imitators

The president and director of the Prosecco DOC Consortium have hit out at a growing number of imitation Proseccos flooding the market, calling them “imposters”.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 5 Comments »

Ornellaia finishes longest harvest

Italian Super Tuscan Ornellaia recently finished the longest harvest in its history, lasting some three months in total.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian ‘Prosecco’ selling like hotcakes

A “Prosecco” from Western Australia that aims to go head-to-head with the Italian sparkler has just been released and is already selling well, its maker has reported.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 6 Comments »

Boozy art exhibit binned by cleaner

A Champagne-filled art installation was mistakenly thrown away by a cleaner who thought there had been a party at the gallery the night before.

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 No Comments »

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