UK consultancy firm Litmus Wines has announced a joint winemaking venture with Sir Richard Branson’s newly acquired Mont Rochelle estate in South Africa.
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.
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.
This year’s “Le French GourMay” in Hong Kong and Macau will be focusing on the wine and gastronomy of France’s Midi-Pyrénées.
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.
Diageo is to provide calorie labelling on all of its products – a first for any alcohol company.
Think you know everything about wine? Some of these nuggets of wine-related trivia might surprise you.
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.
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.
Hong Kong merchant One Red Dot has named Douglas Thomson as its new business development director.
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