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Saturday 26 July 2014

Wine

Top 10 wines in the US press

A wine described as “a sheer orgy of blueberry” and a “beautifully complex” Spanish white were among those recommended in the US press this week.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Coravin tackles safety concerns

The manufacturer of Coravin has confirmed that it plans to resume shipments after investigating an alarming safety concern.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

10 uses for Google Glass and drinks

Google Glass has just been launched to customers in the UK with a hefty price tag of £1000. How could it be used in the drinks world?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products in May

Last month’s product launches included a new vintage from Moët, another range of Riedel glasses, a Provençal rosé for rappers and a whisky from David Beckham.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Piedmont 2010 perfectly timed

Piedmont’s producers have hailed a “super vintage” as they release their 2010 wines into a market showing “unprecedented” demand for this region.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds makes tactical launch move

Penfolds has announced a plan to shift the release date for its top end wines, launching them all together in October to tap into a key time of year for gift giving.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

India in stranded booze fiasco

Over a million bottles of Scotch and wine are being piled in Indian warehouses as a months-long squabble over labelling between importers and customs officials continues.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian press

An underrated vintage from a first growth, a “value for money” New Zealand Pinot Gris, Coconut Mojitos and the best juices with which to detox.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury writes down $260m of assets

Treasury Wine Estates has said it expects a AU$260 million impairment to its assets by the end of the year as it writes down the value of its wine business and embarks on a massive restructure.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

France calls for block on .wine domains

The French government is fighting to block the launch of .wine and .vin internet domain names, amid concerns that they will undermine the credibility of geographical indications like Champagne or Burgundy in the wine world.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

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