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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: GB

Wine

Italy aims for 60% of China’s online wine sales

Italy is hoping to make up for the lagging performance of its wines in China by signing a huge new deal with Asia’s biggest e-commerce site that could see sales rise 10-fold.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Imperial Roman wine estate uncovered

A rural estate in Puglia that once belonged to Roman emperors has been discovered to include substantial vineyard holdings.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: the shape of things to come?

The trade is barely back from Bordeaux and already there have been a couple of release prices from small estates – do their increases foreshadow what’s to come?

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Freixenet launches ‘Ice’ Cava

Leading Cava producer Freixenet has launched a new Cava which is designed to be enjoyed over ice.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 No Comments »

California has put ‘winemakers before terroir’

The terroir conversation has taken so long to come to California as the state has chosen to focus on winemakers rather than the land, according to one producer.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 2 Comments »

Beaujolais 2015 – feel the heat

The scorching summer weather in 2015 has driven some Beaujolais wines to previously unknown alcoholic heights, but many producers are not overly bothered.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Wine reference reignites debate on the Bible’s origins

The first written elements of the Bible may be much older than previously thought, some scholars now think, thanks to new studies based on detailed wine and food rations for soldiers in ancient Judah.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 No Comments »

The battle for Spanish terroir

As a determined band of Spain’s top terroir-focused winemakers continues to win support for its cause, the country’s consejos face a choice: do they resist, or do they adapt?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 4 Comments »

Norfolk vineyard wins £42k winery grant

Flint Vineyard in Norfolk’s Waveney Valley has been awarded £42,000 for the development of a state-of-the art winery, visitor centre and tasting room.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Top Sauvignon Blancs priced over £15

Following the drinks business Sauvignon Blanc Masters held late last year, we round up the top examples priced over £15 that took home a Gold medal, or the ultimate accolade of a Master.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 No Comments »

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