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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Pinot Noir

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Devouring oxtail in chocolate sauce, tasting Mt Etna wines, partying Spanish style and enjoying Trimbach’s finest Riesling, it’s been a busy and decadent week for the db HK team.

Monday, April 27th, 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 »

Boutique New Zealand winery’s grand plans for future

The Glover family in Marlborough are firmly making their mark as a small but mighty producer with an award-winning array of aromatics and Pinot Noir.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Wirra Wirra buys Adelaide Hills star

McLaren Vale producer Wirra Wirra has stepped up its interest in the Adelaide Hills by acquiring highly regarded Pinot Noir producer Ashton Hills.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

California must think small to be great

California may no longer be trying to ape Burgundy’s style, but there is a growing belief that producers must recreate the smaller-scale structure of the Côte d’Or to reach the same quality heights.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Global Pinot Noir Masters 2015: the results

There’s little doubt that Pinot Noir is fashionable these days, but such a sensitive grape’s transition into the mainstream is hardly guaranteed.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Kloster Eberbach auction makes $100k

The annual Rheingau auction made US$100,000 in total for a local children’s charity, where a bottle of Pinot Noir stole the show.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Pinot pays tribute to much-loved pooch

The faithful hound of Justerini & Brooks’ chairman Hew Blair lives on in a Kiwi Pinot Noir.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Serena Sutcliffe MW

Sotheby’s worldwide head of wine, Serena Sutcliffe, speaks to the drinks business about swimming the Aegean sea and snorkelling for Pétrus.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Vermouth is ‘a tramp’s drink’ in Germany

Sebastian Brack, co-owner of new high-end vermouth brand Belsazar, is keen to raise the image of the fortified wine in his country above that of “a tramp’s drink”.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

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