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Wine

Trade talk: The Loire Valley

Wines from the Loire Valley offer an enticing combination of diversity, purity, freshness and food friendliness, according to industry experts.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux drags Liv-ex 100 down further

For a record thirteenth straight month the Liv-ex 100 index has fallen, with Bordeaux the chief casualty.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Importer moves warehouse after 80 years

UK-based Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines has signed a major contract which will see it transfer its in-house warehousing operations to Barking.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

CIVB opens submissions for ‘Today’s Bordeaux’

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) is inviting US importers to participate in the ninth “Today’s Bordeaux: 100 wines under US$55” competition.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wedding drinks trends

A couple will make hundreds of decisions in planning their big day, but none is more important than the drinks they choose to serve their guests, some might say.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Boutique St Emilions top Parker scores

Two “boutique” Saint Emilions, Palmer and Pape Clement topped Robert Parker’s in-bottle scores for the 2011 vintage and even if Ausone slipped from its 100-point potential, the Right Bank won out in general.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Coppola launches lower alcohol wine

Francis Ford Coppola has launched a lower alcohol wine range called Gia after his granddaughter, Gia Coppola, who was instrumental in crafting the look and taste of the new wines.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 2 Comments »

Online ‘shop window’ builds presence in Singapore

A new online platform offering companies the chance to open up an “online shop” is attracting the attention of leading drinks businesses in Singapore.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Men fear ridicule over ordering wine

British men enjoy drinking wine at home but avoid ordering it in a pub in case their friends make fun of them, a recent survey has claimed.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

High prices will not protect Bordeaux ‘brand’

With the pricing of Bordeaux futures a large part of the failure of three successive campaigns, the depreciation of recent back vintages shows that high pricing does not help châteaux protect their “brand”.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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