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Saturday 18 April 2015

Wine

Bordeaux 2014: VCC wine of the vintage?

The Liv-ex merchants’ survey crowned Vieux Château Certan as the wine of the 2014 vintage with two thirds expecting increased interest from buyers.

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Riesling the best match for sausage rolls

Riesling is the best wine match for sausage rolls, while Cabernet Sauvignon is the perfect pairing for pepperoni pizza according to a new aroma wheel.

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Moët Hennessy in trademark dispute

Luxury wine and spirits producer Moët Hennessy, the drinks division of LVMH, is facing a trademark battle in California over its Chandon Délice sparkling wine brand.

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Why is no one buying Sauternes?

The Sauternes estates have made an early bid for attention in this campaign but despite repeated price cuts since 2010 it’s still not selling.

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Malbec Day kicks off global push for Argentina

Today marks the fifth Malbec World Day, as Wines of Argentina gears up for its biggest campaign to date to promote the country’s wines.

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Napa pays tribute to Joseph Phelps

Joseph Phelps, a pioneering force for Napa Valley’s wine industry and major philanthropist, has died at his home in St Helena aged 87.

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Kingsland adds fizz to UK wine market

UK supplier Kingsland has become the first in the country to offer a carbonation bottling line option for wine to help brands capitalise on the boom in sparkling styles.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

US airlines up first class wine offering

American airlines are spending heavily on upping the quality of the wines they offer to their first class passengers according to Bloomberg.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2014: Left or Right?

Widely acknowledged as the best vintage since 2010, even if not perfect, do critic’s scores for 2014 generally favour the Left or Right Banks of the Gironde?

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Girl lands job with CV wine label

Budapest-based Bernadett Baji managed to land a job with Hungarian wine distributor Bortársaság after her friend suggested she turn her CV into a wine label.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

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