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Friday 30 January 2015

South America

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 »

Chile shows off creative streak

Santa Rita Estates is seeking to inject greater charisma into Chile’s wine offer with the launch of a South American-inspired range, its first ever oak-aged Sauvignon Blanc and a pair of surfer-themed wines.

Monday, October 28th, 2013 No Comments »

World’s biggest booze breakages

We’ve trawled the net to bring you the biggest beverage breakages ever recorded, some involving trucks, others earth tremors or just clumsy waiters.

Friday, July 19th, 2013 No Comments »

El Celler de Can Roca tops Noma as World’s Best Restaurant

El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, northeastern Spain, has ended Noma’s three-year run at number one to be voted the World’s Best Restaurant.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 No Comments »

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