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Thursday 28 May 2015

Madeira

Madeira clarifies message

A series of changes to the permitted labeling terms used for Madeira aim to clarify and formalise information about one of the world’s most complex wine categories.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Christie’s kicks off NYC spring season

Christie’s is beginning its New York spring season with an online sale featuring over 900 bottles of Madeira.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Simon Tam, Christie’s

Christie’s head of wine for China, Simon Tam, asks only for Sercial Madeira, old Champagne, his children’s laughter – and world peace.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Madeira’s big guns head to London

A number of top Madeira producers are heading to London next month for a tasting at the Portuguese Embassy in Belgrave Square.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Maureen Downey

The fine wine authentication expert on her love of sharks, fear of snakes, dreams of being a slalom skier, and wine’s seedy underbelly.

Friday, February 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Hamish Anderson takes a look at some of the best Madeira wines while David Williams recommends some “premier league” Italian wines from some of the country’s lesser known regions.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

It has been a bumper week in the drinks trade featuring whisky, Champagne and cocktails as well as supermodels, singers and some very energetic dancing.

Friday, December 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Oldest rum ever to be auctioned to go under the hammer in London

Twelve bottles of light and dark rum dating back to 1780 – the oldest rum ever to be auctioned – are to go under the hammer at Christie’s in London this month.

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 1 Comment »

19th century Port collection at Christie’s sale

Christie’s next Geneva sale will feature a collection of 19th century Port and Madeira as well as an extremely rare decanter of Royal Salute whisky and 1929 Haut-Brion.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Blandy’s opens up historic accommodation

Blandy’s has become the latest producer to tap into wine tourism, unveiling a series of newly restored apartments in the Madeiran capital of Funchal.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 No Comments »

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