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Wednesday 26 October 2016 loc: GB


HITT 2016 competition wines revealed

Following the drinks business HK’s second successful Hong Kong International Top Tasters event, we finally unmask the identity of the blind tasting competition wines…

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Illegal migrants working on Sting’s estate

Italian authorities are investigating after illegal immigrants were discovered working 15-hour days on Sting’s 900-acre Tuscan wine estate for as little as €4 an hour.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose boosts Italian range and focus on small parcels

Waitrose is upping its focus on small volume wines that will see it add a revolving series of fine wines that are better signposted in store, and boosting its Italian range.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Free red wine fountain opens in Italy

The town of Caldari di Ortona in Abruzzo has installed a free, 24-hour wine fountain for passing pilgrims.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

With the Freize Art Fair in town, new releases galore and chefs continuing to run wild with their culinary designs, it’s been a surprisingly ‘arty’ week in the drinks industry.

Friday, October 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Follador expects ‘great’ vintage in Prosecco

Prosecco producer Follador has said the 2016 vintage in the region is set to be “great”.

Friday, October 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Masseto 2013 prepares to hit the market

The 2013 vintage of Masseto, soon to be released, was one of the latest harvests on record but one that was particularly favourable for Merlot.

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Trentodoc needs to promote itself internationally

Trentodoc is “a denomination that we need to promote more outside Italy”, declared Matteo Lunelli, the president of Trentodoc’s biggest producer, Ferrari, on Thursday this week/yesterday.

Friday, September 30th, 2016 1 Comment »

Santa Sofia unveils first Amarone DOCG

In celebration of its 200th anniversary, the Pedemonte winery Santa Sofia released its first Amarone DOCG at a grand dinner held in the three Michelin starred Macau restaurant, 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana.

Friday, September 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Carrot Liqueur scoops innovation award at Sial

Booze may have got just a bit healthier after a carrot liqueur scooped the top alcoholic drink award in an international innovation awards.

Monday, September 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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