Wine

‘Exceptional’ Champagne harvest begins

The 2018 harvest in Champagne is due to begin tomorrow (21 August) it has been announced with the crop being described as “exceptional” both in quality and due to its early arrival.

Vineyards in the Dordogne invest in bats to protect crops

Following an earlier study which concluded that certain species of bat hunt grapevine moths, wine producers in the Dordogne are installing bat boxes around their vineyards to encourage the flying mammals to act as a natural 'pesticide'.

Exclusive: Bordeaux wins landmark case against counterfeiters in China

The CIVB has won a landmark case in China against counterfeiters, successfully prosecuting a gang that were misusing two geographical indications, the wine council has exclusively revealed to dbHK.

Final call for Chardonnay Masters 2018 entries

Final entries are now being accepted for The Drinks Business Chardonnay Masters 2018 ahead of the upcoming deadline of 10 September.

The week in pictures

August 17th, 2018

db Eats: Nobu Shoreditch

August 15th, 2018

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