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Friday 30 January 2015

Wine

1855 placed into liquidation by French court

Online wine merchant 1855.com has been placed into liquidation by the Tribunal de Commerce in Paris after a key investor pulled out of supporting its recovery plan.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

The Benevolent appoints new chairman

Dan Townsend of Treasury Wine Estates has been appointed the new chairman of UK drinks trade charity The Benevolent.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Buckingham Schenk names new MD

UK wine importer and distributor Buckingham Schenk has promoted sales director Craig Durham to fill its managing director vacancy.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux takes early lead in January

The first week of the new year has seen mounting demand for Bordeaux, particularly for the Lafite and Mouton and the upgraded 2005s.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 1 Comment »

US wineries press for calorie ‘estimates’

Winemakers in the US are lobbying to have new rules over labelling softened, citing the costs involved in providing the calorific content of their products.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

“One of the best” South African Chenin Blancs, an “iconic” Barossa Valley rosé and a selection of light whites feature in this week’s UK press recommendations.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tate pioneers Bordeaux in a box

Hamish Anderson, wine buyer for the Tate, is to start selling a Bordeaux red blend in a box at the gallery group’s various restaurants.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top picks from Mouton auction

The best collections and vintages to choose from at Sotheby’s upcoming Mouton Rothschild sale in Hong Kong.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Nomacorc eyes growth after buy out

Synthetic closure producer Nomacorc has announced plans for expansion and an extended research and development programme after coming under new ownership.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Sisseck refutes Putin Pingus vineyard claims

Bizarre claims that Russian president Vladimir Putin had bought vines from Peter Sisseck’s Dominio de Pingus and planted them at his Spanish mansion have been proven false.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

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