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Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB

Wine

Wine scam director raked in £300,000

A convicted fraudster conned investors out of over £300,000 for fine wine that was never purchased, and instead spent the money on hotel rooms and shopping trips.

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Buckfast Easter egg hits the shelves

A chocolate egg flavoured with Buckfast – the high-alcohol, high-caffeine wine – is being launched in time for Easter.

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Roman winery found in Jerusalem

A large Roman winery, dating back over 1,000 years, has been unearthed in Jerusalem.

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Qvevri displayed at UN offices

A ‘qveri’, a Georgian winemaking vessel, has been installed as a permanent display at the United Nation’s Geneva headquarters.

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NVV partners with Christie’s for HK sale

Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has partnered with Christie’s auction house in order to bring some rare and collectable wines to Hong Kong this November.

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All about Champagne in February

Prestige cuvée Champagnes were among the leading brands in February as the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose 1.2%, its biggest gain in over a year.

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All that glitters…

So, we’ve got this gold thing happening again. You can always rely on a gold bug to trumpet the precious metal’s attractions when it seems to be hitting the fan in other asset classes.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Wynns in ‘make your own blend’ HK pop up

Wine enthusiasts can try their hand at blending their own wine at Wynns’ blending workshops at the Taste of Hong Kong festival next week.

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Best-selling labels at Sotheby’s in 2015

The fine wine auction scene is certainly heating up, especially at Sotheby’s. Here, we take you through last year’s biggest selling labels at the famous auction house.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Brits say ‘sehr gut!’ to German Pinot

Sales of German Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris have sky-rocketed in the UK over the last 12 months, leading to a renewed effort to promote the trio in Britain this year.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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