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Saturday 1 November 2014

Wine

Occupy forces HK festival to switch location

Hong Kong’s Wine and Dine festival changed the venue for this year’s show due to potential disruption caused by Occupy Central.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

4G advances aim to be ‘best wine of the Southern Hemisphere’

The man behind South Africa’s ambitious 4G wine venture has acknowledged the challenge of creating a “new category” for the global wine market.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Our roundup of the top 10 new products set to hit the shelves features all manner of delights, from stripped-back Champagne to antique Bourbon. 

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Tough times ahead for Riverland

Taxes and a lack of innovation are behind a dearth of profitability for Australia’s Riverland producers who need to make dramatic changes.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Lidl rapped for ‘selling wines at a loss’

European discount retailer Lidl has been reported to market authorities in Spain as it is alleged that the store has been purposely selling wines at a loss.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Peter Gago: Grange 2010 ‘best I’ve seen’

Penfolds is launching Grange 2010 today – a vintage where “nothing went wrong” according to the brand’s chief winemaker, Peter Gago.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

French to crack down on binge drinking

New French legislation could see those who promote or incentivise binge drinking amongst youngsters face heavy fines and even a year in prison.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

New Chianti tier highlights ‘personality’

A Tuscan producer has welcomed the Chianti region’s recently introduced top tier classification, Gran Selezione, as a tool for distinguishing wines with “personality”.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Lebanese wine to embark on world tour

A group of Lebanese producers will take to the road next year for a series of almost 30 tutored tastings in 24 cities around the world.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 3 Comments »

Wine: The ‘Kevin Bacon of industries’

“Wine is the Kevin Bacon of industries. It’s related to art, music, food, people. It links everything to everything”, according to winemaker Aline Baly.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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