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Sunday 21 December 2014

Wine

Farage trumped by Gogglebox duo

UKIP’s Nigel Farage’s attempts to match the drinking abilities of Gogglebox stars Dom and Steph Parker ended with the MEP having to change his trousers.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Sauternes threatened by high-speed train

Plans for a high-speed train risks “vandalising” top Bordeaux vineyards and causing irreparable damage to the “peculiar microclimate” of Sauternes, according to French winemakers.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks tweets of the week

This week’s collection of industry tweets from the likes of Susy Atkins and Fiona Beckett features yoga meltdowns, movie quotes and celebrity spotting.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

London’s first ‘caveman’ resto opens

The first restaurant focusing on food consumed during the Paleolithic era has opened in London’s Westbourne Grove.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Vinexpo Nippon to return in 2016

Vinexpo Nippon will be repeated in 2016 following its debut this year, Vinexpo has confirmed.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Spill-proof’ wine glass launched

A San Francisco-based design company has created what it claims to be a “spill proof” wine glass after four years of research.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A great value vintage Champagne and an “impressive” Pinot Noir with notes of “blueberry, licorice and cracked black pepper” make this week’s round up.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Woolworth’s deal puts in Summergate in position to grow

Australian liquor giant Woolworth’s recent acquisition of Summergate Fine Wines puts the latter company in a position to “aggressively” build its markets says its CEO.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC shares festive wine matching tips

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has released its judges’ tips for top wine pairings to accompany Christmas dishes and other meals.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

First female-only wine list launched

A wine list composed entirely of wines made by women has been launched at a London restaurant.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 12 Comments »

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