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Saturday 13 February 2016

Wine

UK online drinks market sees huge growth

The UK e-commerce sector for beer, wine and spirits is seeing exceptional growth in 2015, rising “several hundred percent”, research has claimed.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Counting Lacoste

Pavie emerged this morning and, as was expected, mirrored fellow Saint Emilion “A” Angelus in its pricing, while the “best value” wine of the year was also released.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade needs to tap into wine’s ‘romantic’ side

Wine retailers need to tap into the romance of wine and the beautiful places it’s made rather than bombarding consumers with tasting notes, says one key commentator.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

UK wine market is ‘toxic’

The trend for deep discounting in the race to the bottom has created a “toxic” UK wine market, according to one key merchant.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 4 Comments »

Has China lost interest in beer?

For the first time in 24 years, beer production figures have declined as an emerging Chinese middle class revs up its enthusiasm for red wine.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Proust Q&A: Ajoy Shaw

The chief winemaker and vice president of India’s largest winery, Sula Vineyards, Ajoy Shaw speaks to db about his life of no regrets, dislike of liars but love of Tintin.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 ways to reuse a wine bottle

If you are anything like the db team, it won’t take long to amass a collection of empty wine bottles. Put them to good use with these top upcycling tips.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 2 Comments »

Pol to launch ‘08 blanc de blancs

Pol Roger is preparing to launch its “best ever” blanc de blancs, the 2008 vintage, in the UK in the next few weeks.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Mature Bordeaux keeps market buoyant

Despite a “mixed” approach to 2014 Bordeaux pricing, the fine wine market is said to be in a “broadly positive” mood, although the greatest trading activity is linked to more mature vintages.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Leflaive appoints new leader

Shareholders at Domaine Leflaive have announced Brice de La Morandière as the Burgundy estate’s new manager following the death last month of Anne Claude Leflaive.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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