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Thursday 31 July 2014

Wine

China’s taste for imported wines doubles

Consumers of imported wines in China have doubled to 38 million in the last three years marking the emergence of a “new Chinese wine drinker”.

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Winemakers must prepare for temperature extremes

Winemakers must prepare themselves for increased warming and greater extremes, a viticultural research climatologist has warned.

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Mildura wine lost in truck crash fireball

Hundreds of bottles of wine were destroyed after a truck burst into flames on an Australian motorway this morning.

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Coffee-flavoured wine in a can launched

While usually reserved for different times of the day, the world’s first coffee-flavoured wine has gone on sale in the US.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

With summer truly upon us Victoria Moore rounds up her top 40 wines for the season, while Fiona Beckett picks the best wines to enjoy with a barbecue.

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Barossa mourns Doug Lehmann

Doug Lehmann, deputy chairman of Peter Lehmann Wines, has died almost exactly one year after his own father, the company’s founder, passed away.

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Mouton trading strongly

Bordeaux first growth Mouton Rothschild has traded strongly on the fine wine trading platform Cavex.

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Burgundian vines ‘machine-gunned’ by hail

A vicious hailstorm has ravaged the Côte de Beaune for the third year in a row with damage to the vines ranging from 40% to 90% across the region.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Millions of Chinese government money spent on vineyards

Millions of pounds worth of Chinese government funds was apparently funnelled into French vineyards according to the country’s audit office.

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Test your blind wine tasting skills and win

The authors of a book designed to help wine lovers refine their blind tasting skills are giving db readers the chance to win a copy by taking part in a quiz.

Friday, June 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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