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Friday 21 October 2016 loc: US


Illegal migrants working on Sting’s estate

Italian authorities are investigating after illegal immigrants were discovered working 15-hour days on Sting’s 900-acre Tuscan wine estate for as little as €4 an hour.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Asia ‘too often an afterthought’

Wine companies looking to expand their reach in Asia need to devote more time and attention to build up the market, believes one export director of a leading Tuscan winery.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Masseto 2013 prepares to hit the market

The 2013 vintage of Masseto, soon to be released, was one of the latest harvests on record but one that was particularly favourable for Merlot.

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Maremma is now the home of Vermentino’

Maremma has become the most important area for Vermentino wines in Italy, according to the chief winemaker of one of the region’s biggest producers.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Ornellaia begins ‘great’ 2016 harvest

Italian producer Ornellaia has begun harvesting in one of its earliest harvests in recent years but one on a par with the 2001 or 2006 it claims.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Meiburg to host ‘Brunello Experience’ across Asia

Starting from the end of the month, Debra Meiburg MW will offer guided tasting trade seminars in four Asian cities which will champion Italy’s beloved Brunello.

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Chianti Classico in pictures

When the sun shines on the vines in Tuscany, there are few places in the world that can beat it for beauty. Follow us on this pictorial tour taken during a recent trip to Chianti Classico.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Emily O’Hare launches Tuscan wine retreat

Emily O’Hare, former wine buyer and head sommelier at The River Café, has launched a service offering wine courses and yoga in a medieval Tuscan castle.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Ferragamo sues NFL star over winery name

Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo is suing former NFL star Vince Ferragamo over the use of the Ferragamo name for his wine brand.

Friday, May 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine in focus: 2001

There have been many great vintages since 2000 and some are unsurprisingly overlooked but has the 2001 been overlooked more than the rest?

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 No Comments »

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