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Monday 20 February 2017 loc: GB

Wine

Brits’ love of online wine buying continues

Online sales of wine in the UK in 2015 topped £800 million, which represents nearly 11% of the overall British wine market, new figures reveal.

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Ste. Michelle buys Patz & Hall

Patz & Hall, the Californian producer of single-vineyard Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, has been acquired by Ste. Michelle Wine Estates for an undisclosed sum.

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Swede named as Best Sommelier in the World

Sweden’s Arvid Rosengren took the title this year as the Best Sommelier in the World after a four-day Concours du Meilleur Sommelier du Monde competition in Mendoza

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HK’s Ritz-Carlton creates Alsace-themed menu

In honour of the annual event Le French GourMay which descends next month, the Ritz-Carlton will introduce Alsace’s unique Flammekueche dish to Hong Kong’s diners.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

Wine Advocate to appear at London Wine Fair

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate is appearing at the London Wine Fair for the first time in the publication’s 38-year history.

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Crown Cellars funks up own-label range

Crown Cellars, the specialist wine and spirits division of Carlsberg UK, has launched an on-trade exclusive range of wines with ‘funky’ labels to appeal to new wine consumers.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

1969 Salon steals the show at Zachys sale

Zachys’ New York sale on 16 April saw rare Madeira, 1969 Salon and cult Napa Cabernets dominate the bidding.

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Parker’s ‘cult’ 100-point Bordeaux

As Robert Parker relinquishes Bordeaux tasting at the The Wine Advocate to Neal Martin, does an even greater cult following beckon for his ‘perfect’ 100-point clarets?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese demand drives growing wine market

An increase in domestic wine demand in China was the main reason for an upturn in the global wine market in 2015, according to the International Organisation for Vine and Wine (OIV).

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Retailers to ‘sparkle up’ key lines, Kingsland says

Retailers looking to “sparkle” are releasing exclusive wine lines to tap into the enormous growth in sparkling wines and Prosecco, according to supplier Kingsland Drinks.  

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

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