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Wednesday 1 July 2015

Vinexpo

Vinexpo: five days ‘too much’ says organiser

Vinexpo doesn’t need to run for the full five days because no visitor stays more than three, according to the CEO of the biennial Bordeaux wine and spirits fair, Guillaume Deglise.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 3 Comments »

The week in pictures

Sipping wine with Georgian priests at Vinexpo, a tasting in an ex-government chalk bunker and a 12 foot bottle of cider adorned with wild flowers – the wine trade is anything but ordinary.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo 2015 in pictures

From magnificent marquees and fountains of wine to jazz bands, orange trousers and a hot pink cow, Vinexpo 2015 has been a colourful one.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Chilean fine wine embarks on new phase

It is time to take Chile’s fine wine message beyond critics and the trade to consumers, maintained Errazuriz president Eduardo Chadwick as he launched the 2013 vintage of Seña.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Online wine sales to grow globally

From a small base of just 5%, the global proportion of wine sales carried out online is expected to rise considerably in the coming years, led by Britain and China.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Johnson reflects on Lifetime Achievement

“I’ll try not to let you down,” Hugh Johnson OBE told a crowd of leading figures from the wine industry as he accepted his Lifetime Achievement Award.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Hugh Johnson OBE given lifetime achievement award by db and IMW

Wine writer Hugh Johnson OBE has been named as the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Institute of Masters of Wine and the drinks business.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 3 Comments »

Errazuriz going back to style of the ‘80s

Francisco Baettig, chief winemaker of Errazuriz, is returning to the fresher, lower alcohol style of wine made at the estate in the ‘80s to cater to consumer tastes.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Hollande opens Vinexpo 2015

The president of France, François Hollande, opened this year’s Vinexpo in Bordeaux, the first time the show has been launched by the French head of state.

Sunday, June 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Your guide to Vinexpo 2015

Vinexpo returns to Bordeaux with a bang this month, with its energetic new chief executive Guillaume Deglise keen to shake things up.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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