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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Wine

db launches The Wine Show – Chelsea

the drinks business is proud to announce the launch of a new wine fair designed to encourage consumers to buy quality wines.

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db Eats HK: Vasco

db sent its resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, to Hong Kong to take the temperature of the city’s restaurant scene. Her first stop was to Spanish fine dining venue Vasco.

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Bordeaux 2014: A Certan success

“Wine of the vintage”, Vieux Château Certan, should sell out quickly, but the remaining big estates are now locked in a “Bordeaux standoff” straight out of Hollywood.

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Australia was never ‘anti-terroir’

A boutique Australian producer has spoken out about the country’s reputation for selling “sunshine in a bottle”, claiming winemakers were never anti-terroir.

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Moderate drinking harmful in later life

Drinking two or more alcoholic beverages daily may damage the heart of elderly people, according to research in an American Heart Association journal.

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NZ Sauvignon Blanc shortage looming?

Fans of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc might do well to stock up, if a warning that the style could be facing a supply shortage prove true.

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NZ grape scarcity to push up Cloudy Bay prices

Buyers of famous New Zealand wine brand Cloudy Bay can expect prices increases later this year following the dramatically reduced 2015 vintage in the country.

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Sotheby’s sale makes HK$12m

Sotheby’s latest Hong Kong sale featuring an ex-cellar consignment of Burgundy from Maison Camille Giroud has made over HK$12 million.

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Bibendum PLB raises £75k for forces charity

Sales of Bibendum PLB’s “Wines for Heroes” has helped raise over £75,000 for military charity Help for Heroes the group has announced.

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Top 8 drinks faux pas

Sidestepping this collection of drinks-related missteps might be second nature to many, but crimes against the world of drinks are still rife.

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