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Saturday 29 August 2015

Wine

Police chief in spat over glass of wine

Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes reduced a waitress to tears when a row erupted after she was overcharged for a glass of wine at a pub.

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The week in pictures

A taxidermy taxi, vintage cocktails, Bourbon masterclass and a stunning soiree at London’s Somerset House to mark the start of the Rugby World Cup – it’s the week in pictures.

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Auction to put Oregon Pinot centre stage

Some of Oregon’s top wineries are seeking to raise the international profile of the state’s Pinot Noir via a major new auction, which will feature exclusive, small parcels from the 2014 vintage.

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Corsican winemakers make push on Asia

Vincent Cervoni, of the Corsican Wine Board, is determined to develop his country’s presence in the Asian wine market, and for Corsica to step out of France’s shadow.

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Atkin hails SA as ‘most exciting’ New World region

Tim Atkin MW has hailed South Africa as the “most dynamic and exciting winemaking country in the New World”, publishing his third annual report on Cape wines.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 artists’ wine labels

From Emin to Dalì, Picasso to Warhol, we round up some of the most striking wine labels designed by some of the world’s most prominent artists.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Tanners opens new shop

UK independent merchant Tanners has expanded into Chester, opening its first shop in the city this week.

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WIN: a ‘virtually indestructible’ wine suitcase

db is offering its readers the chance to win a “virtually indestructible” suitcase that helps wine lovers bring their beloved bottles home from their travels.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 3 Comments »

Absolut write-down hits Pernod profits

Pernod Ricard saw sales rise by 8% to almost €8.56 billion in the year to the end of June, but a €404 million write down of its Absolut vodka brand caused net profits to fall by 15%.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

This week’s round up features the “Goldilocks” of Sauvignon Blanc, a Grenache Blanc from one of California’s original “Rhône Rangers” and the inaugural vintage from Tuscan estate Petrolo.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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