Producers in the sweet wine producing appellation of Coteaux du Layon in the Loire Valley are pushing to be able to make dry white wines in the region.
db’s Lucy Shaw enjoys a whistle-stop tour of the Loire Valley, taking in castles, towers, windmills, goats and Marilyn Monroe.
Bordeaux-based wine consultant Denis Dubourdieu has described the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux as one of the hardest in his career and “like sailing through a storm.”
A London-based private collector has spent £1.2m on 131 bottles of Château d’Yquem dating back to 1811 in one of the largest single acquisitions of the sweet wine ever made.
French wine company Haussmann Famille has launched the world’s first cola-flavoured wine onto the market.
Thieves have made off with £85,000 worth of Château d’Yquem after breaking into a warehouse at the renowned Sauternes estate on Sunday night.
Outspoken American rapper Nicki Minaj is the latest to profit from the ‘Moscato madness’ boom in the US, having become part owner of Moscato brand Myx Fusions.
The wine trade needs to wake up to the consumer thirst for sweeter wines or risk losing an entire generation of younger consumers, a senior drinks analyst has warned.
LA burger chain The Counter has added wine milkshakes to its menu.
Australian actress-turned-singer Holly Valance has been made the face of Gallo Moscato.
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