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Tuesday 4 August 2015

South America

Venezuelan beer crisis deepens

The beer shortage crisis in Venezuela has deepened as its biggest brewer becomes ever more embroiled in a row with the government over claims of “economic sabotage”.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Uruguayan wine sees UK sales boost

The overall value of Uruguayan exports to the UK has grown by almost 300% in the last three years to 2014, proving the country’s growing taste for its wines.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Argentine winemakers to watch

With a rebellious edge and the desire to make Argentina stand out from the crowd, these winemakers are worth keeping an eye on, writes Amanda Barnes.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 3 Comments »

Sotheby’s gearing up for ‘superlative’ sale

Over 1,400 lots of “superlative” Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and vintage Port are due to go under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London tomorrow.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Argentine wine prices withstand crisis

The price of Argentine wines will remain stable, according to one importer, despite the country being in the grip of an economic crisis.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 3 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 »

Concha y Toro sign Russian distribution deal

Russian Standard, the largest wine and spirits company in central and eastern Europe, have announced a partnership to distribute Concha y Toro wines in Russia.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Croser to address Cabernet genetics at Santa Rita wine workshop

Legendary Aussie winemaker Brian Croser is flying to the UK to discuss the genetics of Cabernet Sauvignon at this week’s Santa Rita wine workshop.

Monday, January 13th, 2014 No Comments »

BrewDog eyes end of crowdfunding drive

Scottish brewery BrewDog is on course to complete its £4.25 million crowdfunding initiative weeks ahead of schedule as it nears its target.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Richards releases his top 10 Chilean wines

Peter Richards MW has chosen just ten “five star” wines – and shared them exclusively with db – in his inaugural Chile Wine Brief.

Friday, November 29th, 2013 No Comments »

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