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Friday 19 December 2014

Wine

M&B pushes Help for Heroes wine

Bar and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers is offering two charity Help for Heroes wines in 800 of its pubs.

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1970 DRC leads $1.3m Bonhams auction

Bonhams’ San Francisco auction raised $1.3 million last week, with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti proving its continued popularity in the US market.

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Mouton bets on success in Year of the Ram

Sotheby’s is offering an ex-cellar collection of Mouton-Rothschild in Hong Kong next year, with bottles dating back to the late 19th century.

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Top 10 winemakers to watch in Spain

Passing the torch is a sacred act – never more so than between winemakers. Here, Lucy Shaw meets the vignerons taking the reins from Spain’s famous figures.

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Wine launch at 17,000ft breaks record

A New Zealand winery has broken a world record by staging a wine launch at 17,000 feet in the shadow of Mount Everest.

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Liv-ex Power 100 list: Top 10

The winds of change are blowing through the Liv-ex Power 100 list, as this year’s top 10 reveals.

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Broken corkscrew makes £40k at auction

A broken Victorian corkscrew made from pieces of old London Bridge has been bought for £40,000 at an auction in Essex, over 100 times its asking price.

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Firefighters battle bushfires in Barossa

Two bushfires have been brought under control after ripping through more than 2,000 hectares of South Australia’s Barossa Valley, causing extensive damage to several wineries.

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Bourgogne Week comes to London

Next month will see the UK’s first official “Bourgogne Week”, with Burgundy-themed events in London to coincide with the region’s 2013 vintage launch.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 ‘top 10s’ of 2014

We’re fond of a good list at the drinks business. The team has covered an array of wacky, weird and wonderful topics over the course of 2014, but which were the most popular?

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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