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Tuesday 1 December 2015


Branson’s Cape estate unveils wine venture

UK consultancy firm Litmus Wines has announced a joint winemaking venture with Sir Richard Branson’s newly acquired Mont Rochelle estate in South Africa.

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The week in pictures

It’s been a hectic week in the drinks trade with much of the industry decamping to Germany for ProWein, but not before letting their hair down at the Benevolent charity ball.

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Is the Prosecco bubble about to burst?

While the Prosecco boom shows no sign of slowing in the UK, under £6 bottles from discount retailers threaten to damage to the sparkler’s carefully crafted brand image.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

French GourMay to celebrate Midi-Pyrénées

This year’s “Le French GourMay” in Hong Kong and Macau will be focusing on the wine and gastronomy of France’s Midi-Pyrénées.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Lawsuit over arsenic in Californian wines

Several leading Californian wineries have been named in a lawsuit that alleges their wines contain “extremely elevated” levels of arsenic but producers are calling foul.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo commits to calorie labelling

Diageo is to provide calorie labelling on all of its products – a first for any alcohol company.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Eight things you probably don’t know about wine

Think you know everything about wine? Some of these nuggets of wine-related trivia might surprise you.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A selection of “serious” Beaujolais crus, a “soft as silk” Napa Cab and an elegant South African Pinotage make for a mixed bag of recommendations.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Public shows thirst for winery investment

Invivo Wines has become the latest producer to channel the power of crowdfunding, smashing a NZ$500,000 (£250,000) target within hours of making its equity offer.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

New director for One Red Dot

Hong Kong merchant One Red Dot has named Douglas Thomson as its new business development director.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 3 Comments »

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