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Friday 23 January 2015

Italy

Top 10 highest scoring wines

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.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Top trade exhibitions for 2015

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

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Chardonnay Masters 2014: The results

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.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux holds on as month progresses

Bordeaux is keeping ahead on Liv-ex as January progresses but Italy has begun creeping up the charts at the mid-way point.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Winemakers attack ‘illegal’ Prosecco trade

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.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Italian winemakers to meet with the pope

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.

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

£5 Prosecco a thing of the past

Rising bulk Prosecco prices will make £5 Prosecco a thing of the past, believes Paolo Lasagni, MD, Bosco Viticultori.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Women jailed for stealing church wine

Two Italian women have been jailed for stealing three bottles of wine from their local church in Abruzzo.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Prada to turn distillery into art gallery

A former distillery is to become Milan’s latest gallery for contemporary art thanks to funding by the fashion house Prada.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Natural botrytis-killing product licenced

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.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 11 Comments »

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