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Merlot

db launches Global Merlot Masters 2017

the drinks business is now taking entries for its first Global Merlot Masters – a blind tasting competition that seeks to reward the best examples of the grape.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Ningxia: the next big thing in China?

Ningxia in northwestern China has strengthened its growing reputation as the country’s premier wine region, with its winemakers taking home a total of 32 awards at the 2016 Asia Wine Trophy competition.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Tua Rita to release ‘icon’ Redigaffi for £900

Tuscan wine estate Tua Rita is to launch a limited-release, £900 “icon” wine under it’s prized Redigaffi brand to celebrate 20 years of the label.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

HITT 2016 competition wines revealed

Following the drinks business HK’s second successful Hong Kong International Top Tasters event, we finally unmask the identity of the blind tasting competition wines…

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Napa should embrace its heritage grapes

Napa Valley should embrace its heritage grapes such as Charbono and reduce its reliance on Cabernet Sauvignon, according to Jackson family winemaker Chris Carpenter.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 4 Comments »

Merlot ‘deserves more attention’ in Australia

Merlot may not be venerated in Australia and it’s been “abused” in the US, but the grape “deserves more attention”, according to Jackson Family winemaker Chris Carpenter.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 4 Comments »

New brand aims to reignite Bordeaux sales in the US

A new brand of entry-level wines from Bordeaux is launching in the US this week that aims to re-ignite sales for region’s wines in North America.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 4 Comments »

Heinz: Masseto has ‘come into its own’

Staying faithful to its core markets has enabled Ornellaia to build up its portfolio in Asia and pave the way for its single-vineyard icon, Masseto, its winemaker has said.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Hawke’s Bay battles image problem

Hawke’s Bay has a vital role to play in supporting New Zealand’s export ambitions, but the region is struggling to create a clear identity for itself.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

11 class-leading Chianti Classicos (Part 2)

We continue our countdown of the best Chianti Classicos from all quality levels following a comprehensive tasting of wines from this famous Italian region.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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