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Monday 27 April 2015

USA

Yao Ming launches ‘affordable’ red

Chinese former NBA basketball star Yao Ming has added a new red wine to his Yao Family Wines portfolio at his most wallet-friendly price point yet.

Monday, September 16th, 2013 No Comments »

CIVC warns Apple over ‘Champagne’ iPhone

The Champagne bureau is gearing up for battle with electronics giant Apple after it was leaked that the company is to release a “Champagne”-coloured iPhone.

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 2 Comments »

Wine put under the microscope

A series of photographs taken by a Hawaii-based scientist have come to light that reveal what drops of wine look like under a high powered microscope.

Friday, August 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Q&A: Sébastien Jacquey of Le Clos Jordanne

We talk to Sébastien Jacquey, winemaker at Le Clos Jordanne in Ontario, Canada, about why Chardonnay is one of the greatest grape varieties for expressing terroir.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Murdoch closes $28.8m winery deal

News Corp tycoon Rupert Murdoch has completed his purchase of Moraga Vineyards in Los Angeles for a reported $28.8m.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Clos Pegase in the Napa Valley sold

Clos Pegase Winery in the Napa Valley, loved as much for its art collection as for its wines, has been sold to Vintage Wine Estates for an undisclosed sum.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Louis Jadot snaps up Oregon vineyard

Burgundy-based Louis Jadot has acquired a vineyard in the Willamette Valley in Oregon for Pinot Noir production for an undisclosed sum.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Wolf Blass blasts small Aussie producers as ‘parasites’

Veteran winemaker Wolf Blass has slammed small Australian producers as “parasites” that do little to collectively promote Brand Australia abroad.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Fine wine being pawned for cash in New York

The practice of using fine wine as collateral to secure short-term loans is gaining traction in New York.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Warren G made the face of Allure Moscato

Californian rapper-turned-producer Warren G has been made the face of Allure Moscato by the Bronco Wine Company.

Friday, August 16th, 2013 No Comments »

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