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Friday 25 July 2014

Wine

People will have to ‘learn to love’ Bordeaux 2012

Concerns over the size and quality of Bordeaux’s 2013 vintage may force customers to review their lack of enthusiasm for the region’s 2012 wines.

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The week in pictures

With the Chileans, South Africans and Argentinians in town for The Beautiful South tasting, its been a hectic, fun-filled week in the drinks industry.

Friday, September 13th, 2013 No Comments »

‘Beer Goggle’ study wins award

The team behind a study into the “Beer Goggles” effect has been award an Ig Nobel prize.

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Waitrose adds new buyer

UK multiple retailer Waitrose has confirmed a new addition to its wine buying team.

Friday, September 13th, 2013 No Comments »

London restaurant to sell wine for 95p

London’s Bleeding Heart restaurant is celebrating its 30th birthday by re-instating wine and food prices from 1983.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

Neil McGuigan: “Chardonnay must be refreshing”

Neil McGuigan, Australian Vintage CEO, tells db why he’s impressed by the Chardonnays of the Okanagan Valley and inspired by Philip Shaw.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Gaucho announces Argentine wine winners

Sebastian Zuccardi was named “Winemaker’s Winemaker” at the Gaucho Argentine Winemaker Awards last night.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Rebecca Murphy picks out a “scrumptious wine that’s redolent of tropical fruit and peaches”, while Eric Asimov recommends a “structured, complex and energetic” red.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

PIWOSA rhino given parking ticket

Petty officialdom won on the night at the Beautiful South Tasting yesterday when a traffic warden gave a rhino statue a parking ticket.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 chav drinks

The Oxford English Dictionary records the first use of “chav” with its current meaning as arriving in 1998. So what drinking habits have chavs developed in 15 years?

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 2 Comments »

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