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Sunday 24 May 2015

Wine

MPs call for alcohol label health warnings

UK MPs have warned of “a national crisis” as a result of alcohol misuse, calling for health warnings to appear on all drinks labels, among other measures.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Susy Atkins heralds the return of Lambrusco, while a sweet Grecian Muscat, said to taste of “Christmas and figs”, gets the thumbs up from David Williams.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Margaux and Haut-Brion on the rise

Bordeaux first growths Margaux and Haut-Brion are taking an increasing amount of trade by value on Liv-ex – more than the other three first growths combined.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

WSET student numbers hit new high

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust has broken a new record for student numbers in the latest academic year despite a slowdown in growth rates within China.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Second offer for Treasury Wine Estates

Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates has received a second multi-billion-dollar offer, sparking a bidding war for ownership of the troubled wine company.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Student charged one pence for showing ID

A teenager was charged one pence by an off-licence because staff had to check her ID to prove she was over the age of 18.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 2 Comments »

Austria steps up sustainability push

The Austrian Winegrowers Association has launched an online tool which allows producers to assess their sustainability practices, with a view to creating a full certification programme by next year.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

British cruise drinking figures revealed

British holidaymakers onboard cruise ships are drinking on average around 50 alcoholic drinks each during their stay, a new survey has revealed.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 weird ways to open a bottle

You have a bottle of wine, beer or bubbly. You are without anything that one might consider a vaguely useful opening tool. What do you do?

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Beijing project creates ‘Bordeaux in China’

The Chinese government has opened a giant grape-related theme park near Beijing as a tourist attraction targeted at the country’s growing number of wine lovers.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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