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Monday 24 November 2014

Wine

Chilean wine industry ‘too brand driven’

Chile’s wine industry is too brand driven according to one of the country’s leading boutique winemakers.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 3 Comments »

The week in pictures

From Eva Green and The Noisettes, to flaming pastries, Piña Coladas and loquacious cockatoos, it’s been a colourful week in the drinks business.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Mick Jagger shakes hips at Aussie winery

It’s not everyday that Mick Jagger rocks up at your winery for an impromptu tour and ends up jamming on your piano.

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IMW welcomes new members

The Institute of Masters of Wine has officially welcomed six new members and rewarded top performers in this year’s examinations.

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Entire Grange range on sale for £358K

A collection of Penfolds Grange spanning every vintage it was made from 1951 to 2010 has gone on sale at fine wine store Le Clos in Dubai for £358,596.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

UK trade narrowly misses label target

The UK drinks trade has delivered on a promise to improve health labelling of alcohol, but missed its overall target by a mere 0.7%.

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Hush Heath adds new sparkling tier

English wine producer Hush Heath Estate has introduced a “more approachable” range to help broaden the appeal of English sparkling wine.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

SE Asia ‘most exciting’ area for fine wine

Singapore and south east Asia’s Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan are the most exciting markets in the region right now, thinks Justerini & Brooks’ MD.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

HK strikes customs deal with mainland

The Hong Kong government has made a deal with mainland China allowing its wines to be shipped into the country without extra customs checks.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Racist wine video sparks outrage

A Canadian labour union, promoting the Quebec liquor authority SAQ, has promised to remove a racist comment from its promotional video after a backlash of criticism.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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