The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is predicting that the total wine sales in Hong Kong will rise by 11% a year from 2013 to 2017.
A frost has destroyed wine grape crops at Murrumbateman in the New South Wales Southern Tablelands with some growers saying they have lost 50 to 100% of their crops.
Jeannie Cho Lee MW recommends a “balanced, elegant” wine with “nice depth” and Pamela Tan picks out a “brilliant, attractively straw-yellow Chardonnay.”
Producers in Sancerre are apparently threatening to leave the AOC system following the governing body’s decision to close the local office.
A 27-litre and 18-litre bottle of Cirsion 2010 – the top wine from Rioja producer Bodegas Roda, have gone on sale at Mayfair fine wine shop Hedonism.
An Italian father and son have been arrested on suspicion of counterfeiting €2 million worth of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
Rioja is Spain’s most famous wine region and has a superb climate for wine production.
Nearly half of all 10-14 year olds in the UK have seen or think they have seen their parents drunk at least once claims drinks charity Drinkaware.
If Alun Griffiths MW was ever contemplating retirement and a quiet life, he faced a quick change of heart when VATS came calling on his expertise for an unexpected Chinese adventure.
Some of France’s elite winemakers are planting vines in China, looking to produce the “perfect grape” in the country.
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