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Tuesday 1 September 2015

Wine

Burgundy faces structural shift

A run of small harvests, strong demand for the top names and soaring vineyard prices is changing the shape of Burgundy’s entire wine model.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Kim Jong-un necks snake wine for virility

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has taken to necking copious bottles of snake wine in a bid to get his wife pregnant.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 alcohol brand stereotypes

Enjoy a glass of Taylor’s Port? Then you most likely drive a Lexus, shop at Waitrose and own a pet fish, according to a new consumer brand profiling system.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 2 Comments »

Wine mouth spray launched

In time for the release of 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau last Thursday, a Lithuanian advertising agency has launched a wine mouth spray.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Black Tower boss to step down

Reh Kendermann joint managing director Nikolaus Schritz has announced his intention to “quit while you’re ahead” and step down at the end of this year.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

With Christmas fast approaching this week’s round up features some top festive sparklers, fruity Ports and a handful of juicy Carmenères.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Small harvests hit Burgundy exports

The small Burgundy harvests in 2012 and 2013 have contributed to a slump in the region’s Asian markets, but the appetite remains undimmed.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine thrown at Manchester Utd coaches

The coaching staff of Manchester United were given an unwelcome shower at Arsenal at the weekend – wine thrown by an angry fan.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Super-rich spend $8 billion on booze

The world’s ultra-rich spent US$8 billion on wine and spirits this year, according to a report which has revealed an insight into their spending habits.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese bathe in 2014 Beaujolais wine

Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the release of 2014’s Beaujolais Nouveau by bathing in the wine at a hot spring resort west of Tokyo.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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