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Wine

Tesco offers same day Click & Collect

Tesco has boosted its online offer by rolling out same day delivery on Click and Collect service in around 300 stores.

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The six most depressing wine labels

The design of a wine label can go a long way to convincing a person to splash the cash on bottle, but for some brands it’s almost like they’re trying to use sadness to convince us.

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Crus Bourgeois president dies aged 54

Frédéric de Luze, president of the Médoc Crus Bourgeois, has died at the age of 54 following a long illness, the organisation has confirmed.

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Frost and hail see Austria’s wine yields slashed

Austria’s wine harvest is set to see the lowest volumes since 2010, following damage from frosts and hail earlier this year.

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The week in pictures

This week has had a strong Argentine feeling to it as a reception held at the Argentine ambassador’s manor was followed by some world class South American cuisine popping up in the English capital.

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Sussex golf club owner plans to add wine estate

The owner of a popular Sussex golf club is planning to convert part of one of the club’s courses into a 45-acre vineyard.

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What fine wines are merchants looking at?

First growth claret remains the most searched for group of wines by merchants in the UK, France, Hong Kong, China and Belgium Liv-ex has said.

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New highs for Petrus

The weaker pound continues to be a boon for fine wine as eight vintages of Petrus hit new trade records on Liv-ex this month.

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French wine production falls 10%

Inclement weather, violent hailstorms and spring frosts means that French wine production is likely to be 10% down on 2015, according to the French Ministry for Agriculture.

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No ‘safe level’ of drinking says UK government

The UK Government has agreed to lower the recommended level of alcohol consumption to just 14 units per week following a consultation on a report put forward by the UK’s chief medical officer earlier this year.

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