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Wine

Prosecco Masters now open for entries

Entries are now being accepted for The Drinks Business Prosecco Masters 2016, one of the most hotly anticipated db blind tastings this year.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Kanye West to make Californian wine

Rapacious rapper Kanye West is to make wine at the vineyard on his sprawling California estate in Hidden Hills; a gated community in the San Fernando Valley.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Has the 2013 vintage’s time finally come?

As the 2013 Bordeaux vintage is released, have declining prices finally made its wines a more appealing prospect?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 1 Comment »

Pontet-Canet buys Robin Williams’ Napa estate

Alfred and Melanie Tesseron of Bordeaux fifth growth Pontet-Canet have purchased the late Robin Williams’ Napa vineyard after its asking price was slashed to US$22.9 million (£16m).

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A meaty Malbec matched with haggis in aid of tonight’s Burns Night celebrations tops this week’s UK press round-up, along with winter whites and oft-overlooked classic producers.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Badet Clément completes trio of acquisitions

Burgundian negociant Badet Clément has completed its third vineyard acquisition of 2015 in the Languedoc with the purchase of Domaine du Trésor.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux ‘tests the waters’ ahead of en primeur

Bordeaux estates are ‘testing the waters’ with ex-cellar releases ahead of this year’s en primeur campaign.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Kaiser: Acidity is the key to ageing wine

Rather than tannic structure or time in oak, a wine’s acidity levels are the most important factor as to whether or not it will age well according to one winemaker.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Chile ‘abused’ oak in the past

Chilean producers “abused” oak in the past, believes Max Weinlaub, winemaker at Chile’s Vina de Maipo, where a trend for fresher, lower alcohol wines is continuing to gather pace.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Port sees solid UK growth in 2015

Sales of Port wine grew at steady levels in 2015, increasing by 1% in volume and 2% in value compared with 2014.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

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