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Friday 1 August 2014

Malbec

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 »

The future of Argentine Malbec

What does Argentina need to do to protect the image and strength of Argentine Malbec as a brand?

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Argentine Malbec: Old dog, new tricks

No one can argue with the strength of “brand Malbec”, which is bringing new consumers to wine via its generous and reliable style, but what does Argentina need to do in order to avoid Malbec becoming a commodity?

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 1 Comment »

Chilean Malbec ‘no threat’ to Argentina

Increased plantings of Malbec in Chile pose no threat to Argentina, according to US winemaker and consultant Paul Hobbs.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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