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Wednesday 1 July 2015

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Castel feeds aperitif thirst

Europe’s largest wine producer, Castel, has unveiled a raft of new products designed to tap into the opportunities it sees in the sparkling wine and wider aperitif categories.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Shock over wine named ‘dung’ in German

A row has broken out over a decision by St Tropez’s wine co-operative to name its 2014 rosé “mist” – which unfortunately means “dung”, “crap” or “rubbish” in German.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 3 Comments »

Mateus rosé clears up its design

Portuguese rosé brand Mateus is switching to a clear glass bottle this summer, in an attempt to give the wine a “more modern look”.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A punishing trek across the French Pyrenees, a trip to the Loire, hop sniffing and smoked salmon – check out what’s been happening in the world of drinks this week.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Château Léoube releases ‘Super Rosé’

Château Léoube has released its answer to Italy’s Super Tuscans – a “Super Rose” wine produced in Lalonde – staking its claim on the premium rosé market.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

This week US wine writers recommended an Austrian Zweigelt, a “turbo-charged Rhône-style blend” from Oregon and “one of France’s greatest” rosés.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Rosé tasting shows Provençal dominance

A blind tasting of premium rosés in London recently highlighted the strength of the Provençal style as the benchmark for dry rosés.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Riedel caters for rosé boom

Riedel is tapping into the popularity of rosé – and supporting the category’s upmarket push – by working with Provençal producers to create the “perfect” rosé glass.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Brangelina’s wine in UK supermarkets

Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have released the 2014 vintage of their Provençal rosé in UK supermarkets through Marks and Spencer.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 3 Comments »

‘On fire’ rosé ready for upmarket push

Rosé is showing signs of a real opportunity to push into higher price points as this booming category wins over Champagne drinkers and finds listings at top restaurants.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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