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.
From Rioja lovers to Champagne quaffers, the drinks business has compiled these portraits of 10 modern consumers based on their wine preference.
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.
The chief winemaker of California’s Lancaster Estate on his fear of failure, the pursuit of balance and drinking DRC with Charles Darwin.
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.
Giant spiders, massive pieces of meat, Malbec, Carmenère and Fernet Branca… it’s a combination only possible in South America, thanks to Santa Rita.
Château Civrac is to produce Bordeaux’s first pure Cabernet Franc from this year’s harvest.
Limestone soils and new winemaking techniques are turning Argentine Malbecs from “Schwarzenegger” to “Michelangelo”, according to one wine consultant.
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.
UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.
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