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Saturday 28 March 2015

Wine

The two faces of Italy’s Lugana wine region

During a recent trip to the Italian wine region of Lugana, I was told by a producer that the area has two different faces. I was intrigued.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Americans drive gran reserva Rioja sales

American consumers have developed a thirst for gran reserva Rioja and are helping to drive sales of the style according to one of the region’s historic estates.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie wine value rises as volume drops

The average value of Australian wine exports has increased, despite volume decreasing by 6% over the past 12 months.

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Cono Sur rides high on Tour de France

The success of this month’s Tour de France Grand Départ has helped boost UK sales of the event’s official wine sponsor Cono Sur by 73.6%.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Oxford Wine Festival line-up announced

The Oxford Wine Festival has announced its exhibitor and tutored tasting line-up after selling out of exhibitor stalls in just 12 weeks.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Quinta do Noval declares 2012 vintage

Port house, Quinta do Noval, has made a late declaration of the 2012 vintage, nearly three months after the traditional date to do so.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks TV adverts

The drinks industry has contributed its fair share of imaginative, inspiring and humorous adverts to the small screen over the years – but these are perhaps some of the most memorable.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

IMW loses education manager

Peter Csizmadia-Honigh is leaving his role as education manager for the Institute of Masters of Wine with a plan to write the first book on Indian wine.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

China’s entry-level wine market gets boost

A government crackdown on gift giving has slowed down sales of top end imported wines in China, but sales at the other end of the market are booming.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

db’s wines of the week

db’s man about Hong Kong, Rupert Millar, rounds up some of the best wines tasted while out and about in the city lately.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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