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Friday 22 May 2015

Italy

Impending Prosecco shortage sparks lookalikes

Producers are looking to capitalise on an impending Prosecco shortfall with lookalike sparkling wines from Spain and Australia.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Global Prosecco shortage could hit this summer

With the global thirst for Prosecco showing no sign of slowing, stocks of the Italian sparkler could dry up by the summer one leading producer has warned.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 3 Comments »

Top Pinot Noirs at £30+

When it comes to top end expressions of Pinot Noir, most people’s thoughts inevitably turn to Burgundy, but this roll call of excellence shows that today’s consumer has plenty of other options.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Guado al Tasso: a story of self-confidence

Reviewing 25 years of Guado al Tasso, estate manager Renzo Cotarella explains how the success of Cabernet Franc in Bolgheri helped to move away from an early Australian-inspired style.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

More wine grown in China than France

China has now overtaken France to become the world’s second largest wine grower after Spain, fuelled by increasing demand for red wine.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 4 Comments »

Ornellaia celebrates the arts

A collection of special edition Ornellaia raised €202,700 for charity in an auction held in Switzerland last week.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

US takes lead on wine consumption

The US has overtaken France to become the world’s largest wine consumer, although Europe as a whole still dominates consumption and production, according to a new report.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Italian PM woos Obama with Super Tuscans

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi came armed with a trio of Super Tuscans with which to woo US President Barack Obama during a visit to the White House this week.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Vinitaly unveils HK Wine Ambassadors

Vinitaly has unveiled three successful candidates to be honoured with the title of Italian Wine Ambassador for Hong Kong.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Latour leads decline in March

The Liv-ex 100 index dipped slightly in March as the market slowed in the first quarter of 2015 following a more positive end to 2014 and Latour came off worst.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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