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Saturday 31 January 2015

Spain

Gin bar enters world record books

A gin bar has entered the Guinness Book of Records for having the “most varieties of gin commercially available” in the world.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Spanish pedestrians to face breath tests

Pedestrians in Spain could soon be subject to on-the-spot sobriety tests and speed limits as part of a plan to make the country’s streets safer.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Wines from Spain moves to Tobacco Dock

The 26th annual Wines from Spain tasting has moved home and will take place this year at Tobacco Dock in Wapping on Thursday 26 February.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 No Comments »

US demand driving world wine market

Demand for wine from US consumers is set to drive the world wine market over the next three years, according to a recent study conducted by the IWSR for Vinexpo.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Rioja pioneer José Madrazo dies

José Madrazo, a driving force in Rioja and co-founder of single estate bodega Contino in Rioja Alavesa, has died aged 79.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Sisseck refutes Putin Pingus vineyard claims

Bizarre claims that Russian president Vladimir Putin had bought vines from Peter Sisseck’s Dominio de Pingus and planted them at his Spanish mansion have been proven false.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

Mahou San Miguel invests in US craft

Spanish-owned brewer Mahou San Miguel has acquired a 30% stake in the US craft beer company Founders, tapping into the fast-growing market.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 winemakers to watch in Spain

Passing the torch is a sacred act – never more so than between winemakers. Here, Lucy Shaw meets the vignerons taking the reins from Spain’s famous figures.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

O Fournier extends vineyard ownership concept

Fournier estates has expanded its “Wine Partners” concept of buying vineyard plots to include its estate in Ribera del Duero.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Natural botrytis-killing product licenced

A British company is on the cusp of commercialising an all-natural product that can kill the grape fungus botrytis and is harmless to the honey bee.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 11 Comments »

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