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Monday 27 February 2017 loc: GB

Wine

Respekt biodynamic group announces new members

Three new winemakers from Germany and Austria have joined the respekt-BIODYN European biodynamic winemakers’ association, taking total membership of the organisation to 22.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Labruyère ‘emulating Burgundy’ in Champagne

The Labruyère family has added a Champagne to its portfolio and intends to produce wines made only from individual crus.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sale achieves £1.72m

Sotheby’s recent fine wine sale in London realised over £1 million with Pétrus and Lafite taking the top lots.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Uncorked: Andy Au

Andy Au, hotel chief sommelier of InterContinental Hong Kong, talks to dbHK about two distinguished Rieslings, one that sparked his love for wine and another one on his bucket list.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Could Cabernet Franc be native to Navarra?

Studies by the centre of viticultural research in Navarra suggest that Cabernet Franc may have originated from the Spanish wine region – although the grape is not authorised by Navarra today.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Strange tales: the emperor who loved vineyards and drove his troops to fury

The Roman emperor Probus does not receive much attention in the annals of the Roman Empire but he should be a more recognised figure for those interested in wine because of his dedication to the spread of viticulture.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

The Drinks Business Awards 2017 launched

the drinks business is now accepting entries for The Drinks Business Awards 2017, which are designed to recognise and reward top performers across the international drinks industry.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 old vine lots at Barossa Wine Chapters Auction

The upcoming Barossa Wine Chapters Auction 2017 will present close to 200 lots of Barossa wines for its online auction and live auction sessions in April, including the region’s most sought-after 125+ years old ‘Ancestor Vine’ wines.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

New on Wine List Confidential: Cigalon

Provence is the vibe at Cigalon, with plenty of rosé and garrigue-y reds to match up to the cooking of Marseillais chef Julien Carlon. Time to wake up and smell the lavender.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

A rosé revolution: the five styles of pink wine

Rosé may have a reputation of being a fun drink with little sophistication but a new wave of winemakers are bucking the trend by using various methods to add complexity to the wine. We consider the five styles on the market today.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 1 Comment »

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