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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Wine

Top 10 wines in the US press

A “lush” Californian red for the “Zin-Phomanics” among you and a cheaper alternative to Champagne make this week’s US wine writers’ top picks.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Prosecco blamed for Italy flood deaths

The tragic deaths of four people swept away by flash floods in northern Italy have been blamed by critics on the region’s burgeoning Prosecco industry.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

African-American wines served at White House

Wines by African-American winemakers were served at the White House this week at the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit dinner.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 10 Comments »

Napa struck by earthquake

California’s famous wine-producing Napa region has been struck by an earthquake, waking residents with loud rumbles near its epicentre.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to trial word cloud wine labels

Tesco has announced plans to host a wine tasting with the aim of creating more customer friendly and cutting edge wine descriptors.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Franciacorta sees UK sales double

UK sales of Franciacorta wines doubled in the first six months of 2014 with ramped up communications credited for raising greater awareness of its wines.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Hobbs unveils Cahors Malbec venture

Wine consultant and Argentine Malbec pioneer Paul Hobbs has launched the result of a new project with this variety in its native Cahors.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s worst wine disasters

Winemakers are a hardy bunch having faced some undoubtedly challenging situations in recent history, as this list shows.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 2 Comments »

Burgundy negociant snaps up rival

Burgundy négociant Bejot Vins & Terroir has bought its ailing rival Maison Corton Andre for “tens of millions of euros”.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Charles Heidsieck to launch ‘classic’ 2005

Champagne Charles Heidsieck has announced a plan to release its Brut Millésime 2005 this autumn.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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