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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Malbec

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

PX tastings, Malbec World Day, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and an audience with Allen Meadows – it’s all go for the db HK team in the last week.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 modern wine drinker stereotypes

From Rioja lovers to Champagne quaffers, the drinks business has compiled these portraits of 10 modern consumers based on their wine preference.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Malbec Day kicks off global push for Argentina

Today marks the fifth Malbec World Day, as Wines of Argentina gears up for its biggest campaign to date to promote the country’s wines.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Jesse Katz

The chief winemaker of California’s Lancaster Estate on his fear of failure, the pursuit of balance and drinking DRC with Charles Darwin.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Argentina trials ancient Italian grape

Argentina’s Doña Paula winery has high hopes for an extremely rare Italian red grape called Casavecchia, which will be used as a blending partner for Malbec.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

South America in pictures

Giant spiders, massive pieces of meat, Malbec, Carmenère and Fernet Branca… it’s a combination only possible in South America, thanks to Santa Rita.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux château to make pure Cab Franc

Château Civrac is to produce Bordeaux’s first pure Cabernet Franc from this year’s harvest.

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 3 Comments »

Malbec becoming more ‘Michelangelo’

Limestone soils and new winemaking techniques are turning Argentine Malbecs from “Schwarzenegger” to “Michelangelo”, according to one wine consultant.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

New range advances Argentine terroir focus

Argentina is ready to direct greater focus towards its sub-regional differences, believes the winemaking director of Luigi Bosca as the producer releases its own terroir-driven range in the UK.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to launch priciest own-label ever

UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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