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Monday 26 September 2016 loc: GB

Wine

Trend for sparkling Albariño on the rise

The trend for sparkling Albariño is on the rise as winemakers in Rías Baixas in northwest Spain seek to capitalise on the global popularity of sparkling wine.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Jenkyn Place echoes ‘vintage of the century’ hope

Simon Bladon, owner of Jenkyn Place Vineyard, has echoed the expectant hope of fellow Hampshire wine estate owner Ian Kellett that 2016 could be the ‘vintage of the century’ for his estate.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Cinsault tipped as ‘South Africa’s Malbec’

The growing revival of old vine Cinsault in South Africa, once the country’s most planted variety, has seen one commentator predict that it could become the South African equivalent of Argentine Malbec.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Chapel Down set for US launch

Premier English winemaker Chapel Down has announced that 10,000 bottles of wine will be heading to the US by the end of the year.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Cru Bourgeois to revive higher categories

The Alliance des Cru Bourgeois du Médoc is to revive the ‘Supérieur’ and ‘Exceptionnel’ categories when it launches its new classification in 2020.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Researchers want YOU to drink red wine and get paid for it

A team of researchers in the UK are looking to test the effect of wine on the brain and are willing to pay for a few guinea pigs.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

New on Wine List Confidential: Trinity

Wine List Confidential finds a good number of smartly priced bottles on the list at Clapham Old Town’s gastronomic destintation, Trinity.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Oregon Pinot Noir’s are paired alongside a selection of sparkling whites in this week’s spotlight on the best wines in the US press.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Donations sought for The Benevolent auction

Drinks trade charity The Benevolent is aiming to raise £25,000 by hosting its first online auction, featuring lots of wine and rare spirits, cultural experiences and “wacky promises”.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s predicts online growth as it opens new dark store

Sainsbury’s has opened its new Bromley fulfilment centre that will cater for online grocery sale across London.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

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