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Sunday 21 September 2014

Wine

China’s online wine retailers hoping for Singles’ Day boost

As China’s Singles’ day is approaching, the online wine retailers are hoping sales will hit a new record high.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Warnings of false label trading on web

The trafficking of false labels of fine wine is apparently soaring on the internet as one such fraudster in Bordeaux was recently jailed for four months.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Wine auction raises over £55k for children’s charities

The Grape Foundation’s inaugural Children’s Charity Auction has raised over £55,000 in a single day, with further pledges expected to total over £70,000.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

London Wine Fair adds “Esoterica”

The London Wine Fair has announced the introduction of a “show within the show” as part of its effort to appeal to UK independent merchants and the on-trade.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

Barrel of ‘Brangelina’ wine sells for €10k

The success of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s wine has continued after an autographed barrel of wine from their Château Miraval estate sold for €10,000 at a recent auction.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov recommends a “pure and harmonious” white, Jon Bonné picks out a “gorgeous” sparkler and Sandra Silfven chooses a red that is a “class act”.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Pernod aims to be world’s biggest in ‘premium’ wine

Pernod Ricard has unveiled a new name for its priority wine brands which is designed to reflect the company’s ambitious vinous plans.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Hospices auction badly hit by vintage conditions

The annual charity auction at the Hospices de Beaune in Burgundy this November will be one of the smallest in years – but the wines show promise.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Chile shows adventurous approach

Santa Rita Estates is using its new top end Petite Sirah blend Bougainville to highlight the “tremendous” opportunity for Chile to broaden its fine wine perspective.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Website promises to match wine to your palate

A new website has launched which promises to deliver wines that are “suited to each individual’s palate”.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 No Comments »

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