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Wednesday 6 May 2015

Wine

NZ Cellar ‘humbled’ by funding response

A New Zealand online wine specialist hoping to open its own retail space has become the drinks industry’s latest crowdfunding success story, breaking through its £35,000 target within five days.

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Top 10 wines in the UK press

A “rich, concentrated and full-bodied” cru Beaujolais, an “almond-nutty” Sherry fit for a Spanish springtime feast and a smattering of sake make this week’s round-up.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Hautvillers to open to the public

The abbey of Hautvillers, once home to the fabled Dom Pérignon, is to open to the public later this year for a series of guided tours and tastings.

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Brangelina’s wine in UK supermarkets

Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have released the 2014 vintage of their Provençal rosé in UK supermarkets through Marks and Spencer.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 3 Comments »

Rhône holds firm in UK

Côtes du Rhône held its UK position through a “challenging” 2014 as France’s second largest AOC wine region highlighted the 27% value growth it has enjoyed in this market over the last decade.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

South African wine festival flies into Hong Kong

Over 500 wine enthusiasts surged into the Park Lane Hotel for Wines of South Africa’s “Discover South African Wine” Festival.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Casenave replaces Brun at Clicquot

Pierre Casenave has been appointed Veuve Clicquot’s new development, innovation and communication manager following the departure of Cyril Brun in February.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

£720m UK online wine market ‘unprofitable’

Just hours after the announcement that Majestic Wines has bought loss-making Naked Wines, an event in London has highlighted the challenges of turning a profit in the UK’s £720m online wine market.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

In focus: the second wines

In 2010 the second wines of the Bordeaux First Growths surged into the headlines seemingly only to fade away just as quickly, how have they been faring since?

Friday, April 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cool Climate taster lined up for LWF

The organisers of the 9th International Cool Climate Wine Symposium have announced they will hold an “in-depth” one hour briefing session at this year’s London Wine Fair.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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