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Saturday 23 August 2014

Wine

Hong Kong wine sales to increase 11% annually

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is predicting that the total wine sales in Hong Kong will rise by 11% a year from 2013 to 2017.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Frost hits Australian winegrowers

A frost has destroyed wine grape crops at Murrumbateman in the New South Wales Southern Tablelands with some growers saying they have lost 50 to 100% of their crops.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

Jeannie Cho Lee MW recommends a “balanced, elegant” wine with “nice depth” and Pamela Tan picks out a “brilliant, attractively straw-yellow Chardonnay.”

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Sancerre threatens AOC departure

Producers in Sancerre are apparently threatening to leave the AOC system following the governing body’s decision to close the local office.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Cirsion adds weight to large format trend

A 27-litre and 18-litre bottle of Cirsion 2010 – the top wine from Rioja producer Bodegas Roda, have gone on sale at Mayfair fine wine shop Hedonism.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

DRC counterfeiters apprehended

An Italian father and son have been arrested on suspicion of counterfeiting €2 million worth of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Wines from Rioja

Rioja is Spain’s most famous wine region and has a superb climate for wine production.

Monday, October 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Half of children have seen parents drunk

Nearly half of all 10-14 year olds in the UK have seen or think they have seen their parents drunk at least once claims drinks charity Drinkaware.

Monday, October 21st, 2013 No Comments »

A gentleman of great taste: Alun Griffiths MW

If Alun Griffiths MW was ever contemplating retirement and a quiet life, he faced a quick change of heart when VATS came calling on his expertise for an unexpected Chinese adventure.

Monday, October 21st, 2013 No Comments »

French fine winemakers take root in China

Some of France’s elite winemakers are planting vines in China, looking to produce the “perfect grape” in the country.

Monday, October 21st, 2013 No Comments »

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