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Tuesday 7 July 2015

Wine

Scientist to resurrect biblical wines

An Israeli researcher is on a mission to track down the winemaking grapes used in the time of King David in the hope of bringing them back to life.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 3 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A German Riesling that is “just brilliant” and a Greek Retsina that might just taste as good at home as in the taverna make it into this week’s round up.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

CWG hails best ever auction

The 30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction raised a record R11.9 million (£659k), as organisers hailed an “unprecedented surge in prices”.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From wine walls and hop harvests to botany-inspired cocktails and nautical loos via ancient Rioja, it’s been a busy week in the drinks industry.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Cloudy Bay winemaker weighs up 2014

Cloudy Bay senior winemaker Tim Heath has welcomed a “buoyant” phase for the New Zealand wine industry, but acknowledged that the bumper 2014 crop “won’t come without its challenges.”

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to launch priciest own-label ever

UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Global beer versus wine trends

A US firm has collated statistics and figures from around the world pitting beer against wine.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Little-known Bordeaux sells out in 24 hours

Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

NHS considers drug for ‘mild alcoholics’

A newly developed drug that stops people enjoying alcohol has been recommended to the NHS by a healthcare group.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Chianti to debut ‘Gran Selezione’ in UK

It has been announced that the Chianti Classico ‘Gran Selezione’ will be debuting in the UK, with a tasting taking place in November.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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