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Friday 30 January 2015

Wine

Waitrose trials in-store wine bar

UK supermarket chain, Waitrose, is trialling a new in-store “grazing area” serving gourmet cheese boards and wines by the glass.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

UK alcohol consumption at 23-year low

New figures released by the BBPA have confirmed a drop in UK alcohol consumption of 2.1% in 2013 – the lowest level recorded since 1990.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Calon, Cantemerle and Canon

Haut Bailly, Canon and Doisy-Daëne were the big names out this morning representing the Left Bank, Right Bank and Sauternes.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 best value wines of Bordeaux 2013

The top wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage expected to be the best value, as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Paternina sells historic brand and cellars

Bodegas Muriel has announced its purchase of fellow Rioja producer Paternina’s winery in Ollauri, together with the building’s stocks and flagship Conde de los Andes brand.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Mandela film gets wine partner

Kumala has partnered with Pathé to become the official sponsor of the UK DVD release of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Michael Cox: a tribute from his twin

An estimated 700 people packed Southwark Cathedral last Thursday for Michael Cox’s memorial service, where his twin, David, gave a moving, and at times amusing tribute.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Enter now for Global Cab Sav Masters

Do you want your Cabernet Sauvignon assessed blind by the world’s best palates? Then you’ve got just two weeks left to enter The Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Australia must stop ‘mindless chase of listings’

Tesco has expressed concern about the “homogenisation” of Australia’s major wine brands, calling for them to work harder to stand out from the crowd.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 12 Comments »

Is wine best served after dark?

The taste of a wine and its perfect serving conditions could be determined by the light and sounds experienced while drinking it, claim scientists from Oxford University.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 3 Comments »

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