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Saturday 20 September 2014

Malbec

Trends in Chile: 9. Malbec revival

Although Malbec is closely linked to Argentina, the grape is taking on increasing importance in Chile as producers isolate old vine material for top end wines.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Wines’ regional ‘fingerprints’ traced

Unique chemical characteristics could be used to identify the region of a wine, assess its quality and even help prevent fraud.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Hobbs unveils Cahors Malbec venture

Wine consultant and Argentine Malbec pioneer Paul Hobbs has launched the result of a new project with this variety in its native Cahors.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Biodynamic wine, copas of Sherry, seashell cocktails and a Bourbon barrel-aged gin were just some of the topics up for discussion among the drinks trade this week.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Wolf Blass steps up Malbec focus

The UK and Canadian markets are helping to create demand for Australian Malbec, according to Wolf Blass chief winemaker Chris Hatcher.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Winebird’s top 10 Vinalogies

Helena Nicklin, aka Winebird, rounds up her top 10 wine-based analogies, from the polo playing Malbec to the sun goddess Viognier.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Majestic toasts fine wine, rosé and Malbec

UK retailer Majestic Wine posted a small sales increase in its 2013/14 results, but reported major growth in the fine wine, Malbec and Provençal rosé categories.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

Malbec sales at Tesco up 200%

Sales of Argentine Malbec have soared 200% in the last year at Tesco as the British public’s unquenchable thirst for the inky grape gathers pace.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Alberto Antonini

The Tuscan wine consultant on his beloved vinyl collection, the importance of doing what you love, and drinking Barolo with Woody Allen.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

David Williams recommends an “impeccable” Chardonnay while Rose Murray Brown goes in search of “hearty, winter-warming” reds.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

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