UK restaurant lists are getting shorter, and their fine wine selections are increasingly moving away from the classics, according to one influential UK supplier.
China became the biggest consumer of red wine in the world in January. Why such enthusiasm for wine?
A herd of Pinot-chomping sheep, a trip to the decadent Paris Opera and a visit to a positively buzzing Australia Day Tasting make for an entertaining week in the drinks trade.
An oak bottle which promises to replicate the effects of ageing wine in barrels at home has been launched on crowdfunding website Kickstarter.
The late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild’s children have spoken of their plans for the future of Mouton Rothschild.
When Hannibal Lector uttered his line about eating a man’s liver with “fava beans and a nice Chianti”, his food and wine matching choice was very deliberate.
Wine writers who tell stories are replacing the role of the wine critic, helping to swing the pendulum away from score chasing, says Mark Andrew of Roberson.
A “racy” Zinfandel, “lush” Garnacha and a “turbo-charged” blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc are among the wines coveted by US wine writers this week.
In order to succeed as a wine brand in a competative market you have to tell a story, rather than push a “label”, says Concha y Toro’s marketing director.
Argentine wine brand Bodega Trivento has extended its association with England’s Premiership Rugby for a further three years.
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