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Saturday 1 November 2014

Wine

Sacked sommelier wins back job

A Dutch sommelier at the Amstel hotel in Amsterdam has won his job back after being fired for drinking wine at work.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wines still dipping in February

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 dipped for the fifth consecutive month in February with only the “Rest of the World” and old Bordeaux indices not slipping into negative figures.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 largest Rioja markets

Sales of Rioja reached an all-time high in 2013, but which countries are fuelling the thirst for the Spanish wine?

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Older vintages spark Bordeaux revival

Customers are being drawn back to Bordeaux by mature vintages priced for drinking rather than speculation, according to Bordeaux Index.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

PLB signs deal with UK Mitchells & Butler

PLB has furthered its reach into the UK on-trade by securing a deal to provide South African wines to pub and restaurant group Mitchells & Butler.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine trade ‘losing touch’ with Millennials

The wine industry is “losing touch” with Millennial consumers according to a recent study by Wine Intelligence.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 7 Comments »

Wine found to reduce death by diabetes

Moderate wine consumption has been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular events and death in type 2 diabetes sufferers.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top Asian wine and spirits trade fairs

From Tokyo to Shanghai, Hong Kong to Singapore, Asia plays host to some of the world’s biggest wine and spirits trade fairs.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Drouhin lot sold for $930k

A collection of Drouhin direct from the estate’s cellars was completely sold at Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

India’s wine consumption to rise by 73%

Wine consumption in India will rise by 73% by 2017, according to the latest figures from Vinexpo.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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