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Monday 22 December 2014

Spain

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 No Comments »

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 »

Sotheby’s sale to offer ‘best of the best’

Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer the “best of the best” at its next Hong Kong auction next month with over 200 lots of the world’s finest wines up for grabs.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Pago system key to Spain’s premium push?

Spain’s “Vino de Pago” classification offers an important tool for the country to show off top end wines, believes one producer that is stepping up its export ambitions.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Global thirst for sparkling wine insatiable

Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Cult Cabs dominate Wally’s sale

California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Barcelona duty free wine brands

With more than 35 million passengers travelling through it each year, Barcelona Airport represents an incredibly important retail hub for wine.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 19 Rioja Masters wines

As the deadline for entering the drinks business Rioja Masters 2014 draws close, we take a look at the best wines from last year’s competition.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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