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Wednesday 26 November 2014

Wine

Franciacorta exports hit double figures

After a year of “intense activity”, Franciacorta has seen its export figures rise just over 14% on 2012.

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Top 10 wine attractions: Bordeaux

Bordeaux is one of the world’s most famous wine regions, home to some of the oldest traditions and châteaux.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Notes from a sacrilegious oenophile

I am the managing director of a wine investment business. There, I’ve said it.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 8 Comments »

London gets tasting just for independents

London is to get a new tasting in March this year featuring wines and spirits guaranteed not to be in multiple retailers or national wholesalers.

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Malolactic bacteria’s proteins mapped

A bacterium that causes malolactic fermentation in wine has been partially genetically mapped by a team of Spanish and Italian scientists.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Major Rioja brand makes move into Rueda

Renowned Rioja-based producer Marqués de Cáceres has bought 125 hectares of vineyards in Rueda and plans to build a winery in the region.

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Buyers target Cheval Blanc in Year of the Horse

February has seen Cheval Blanc take its highest share of monthly trade on Liv-ex since December 2012 – in the appropriately named Year of the Horse.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Ukrainian ex-leader shows expensive taste

A glimpse into the lavish palace of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has revealed his taste for prestige cuvée Champagne, luxury Cognac and Jack Daniel’s.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 5 Tokyo wine bars

Tokyo boasts a buzzing nightlife and a wealth of wine bars offering a haven for any city-going wine lover.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Schug’s winemaker on greatness in Pinot

Mike Cox, winemaker at Schug Winery in Carneros, shares his views on attempting to achieve perfection with Pinot in California.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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