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Monday 22 September 2014

Wine

Hello Kitty Cuvée Spéciale Champagne launched

A Hello Kitty Champagne is set to be launched onto the global market after making its debut at the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair last week.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 2 Comments »

Audebert: Single vineyard wines are like painting in monochrome

Nicolas Audebert, the French-born chief winemaker at Cheval des Andes in Mendoza, has poured water on the concept of single vineyard wines, comparing the practice to painting in black and white.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 4 Comments »

Fake wine: ‘we are scratching the surface’

The amount of fake fine wine in the global market is still “huge” according to Maureen Downey, fine wine authentication expert and head of Chai Consulting.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 No Comments »

North American buyers bouncing back at auction

Signs that the North American market is getting stronger were in evidence last weekend at Sotheby’s New York sale.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes makes his “first-ever” Macedonian wine recommendation, Olly Smith picks out a “legendary wine for the money” and Terry Kirby recommends a “full bodied red for cooler-weather drinking.”

Monday, November 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Chinese drink wine for health benefits, not flavour

Chinese consumers drink wine primarily for its health benefits, not for its taste or luxury status, according to new research.

Monday, November 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Hobbs embarks on Armenian adventure

US wine consultant Paul Hobbs has described his latest winemaking venture in Armenia as “the most difficult project I’ll ever do in my life.”

Friday, November 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Asian youth prefer Western drinking culture

Younger consumers in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam are driving wine sales as western drinking culture becomes a part of their lives.

Friday, November 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Absolutely Cracking Wines from France winner announced

Earlier this week we ran a competition to win a mixed case of Absolutely Cracking Wines from France and today the winner has been announced.

Friday, November 8th, 2013 No Comments »

WW1 Champagne put up for auction

Next week’s Sotheby’s sale will feature a collection of Moët & Chandon dating back to the First World War and Bordeaux recovered from a 19th century shipwreck.

Friday, November 8th, 2013 No Comments »

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