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Sunday 23 November 2014

Wine

Wine found to reduce death by diabetes

Moderate wine consumption has been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular events and death in type 2 diabetes sufferers.

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Top Asian wine and spirits trade fairs

From Tokyo to Shanghai, Hong Kong to Singapore, Asia plays host to some of the world’s biggest wine and spirits trade fairs.

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Drouhin lot sold for $930k

A collection of Drouhin direct from the estate’s cellars was completely sold at Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend.

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India’s wine consumption to rise by 73%

Wine consumption in India will rise by 73% by 2017, according to the latest figures from Vinexpo.

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Bordeaux 2013: ‘Not a vintage for speculators’

The Bordeaux 2013 vintage is proving more aromatically expressive than first thought but still needs to be priced low to entice consumers Alan Raynaud, president of the Grand Cercle Bordeaux, has said.

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Scandinavians favour Italian wine

Italian wine has become the most commonly drunk wine in Scandinavia, partly driven by sales of Prosecco.

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Wine and Opera part 2: Rustic chivalry

Adultery, jealousy and death in Sicily are at the heart of Cavalleria Rusticana and much of the drama takes place in the local wine shop.

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IWSC reveals Communicator shortlist

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has announced an all-female shortlist for its Communicator of the Year 2014 award.

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Ruinart lays claim to ‘world’s first’ rosé Champagne

Ruinart has uncovered documents which it says prove it was the first to make a Champagne rosé in 1764, marking 250 years this year.

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Champagne expert receives top honour

Swedish Champagne expert Richard Juhlin has been bestowed with France’s highest honour, the Legion d’Honneur.

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