You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Tuesday 21 October 2014

Wine

First growths see trade boost

Last week saw an uptick in trade for Bordeaux’s first growths on Liv-ex, as “off” vintages yet again boosted the region amid more growth for fine wine.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Baroness’ son takes over at Mouton

Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, son of the late Baroness Philippine, has been confirmed as the estate’s next president.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne marks 10 years of ambassadors

The great and good of the Champagne community descended on Reims last week to celebrate 10 years of the Champagne Ambassador’s Awards.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to announce smaller ‘black hole’

UK retailer Tesco is expected to announce that the £250 million ‘black hole’ in its accounts – that has led to the suspension of BWS director Dan Jago – was overstated by around £25m.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

France takes the world blind tasting crown

France has beaten reigning champions Belgium in the second annual world blind tasting championship.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine could protect against brittle bones

A compound found in red wine could one day be used to treat osteoporosis, according to a recent study.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine glass best for Champagne, says Pernod

Pernod Ricard’s Frederico Lleonart has caused quite the ‘coupe’, arguing that a simple white wine glass is superior to the classic Champagne serving options.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Malbec becoming more ‘Michelangelo’

Limestone soils and new winemaking techniques are turning Argentine Malbecs from “Schwarzenegger” to “Michelangelo”, according to one wine consultant.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A London-made red blend, an Italian Pecorino and a “rustic” white from Macedonia impressed UK wine writers this week.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

French fizz touted for UK success

French Crémant and Mousseux are well placed to become the next styles to enjoy a breakthrough in the buoyant UK sparkling wine market.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Most Read

Bartender sets patron's face on fire

24th July, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 most powerful vodka brands

19th August, 2014 by Lauren Eads

World's weirdest alcoholic drinks

12th August, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 biggest beer brands

6th August, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 spirits brands

15th August, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 Champagne brands

29th July, 2014 by Rupert Millar

Top 10 weird ways to open a bottle

8th August, 2014 by Neal Baker

Top 10 serious rosé wines

23rd July, 2014 by Simon Howland

Top 10 Scotch whiskies

3rd September, 2014 by Lauren Eads