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Friday 18 April 2014

Wine

Rare Nazi wine to be sold at auction

Two rare bottles of “Führerwein”, made on the orders of Adolf Hitler, are set to go under the hammer at an auction in Glasgow.

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Michael Cox’s memorial in pictures

At 3.30pm on Thursday 10 April, possibly the largest ever social gathering of the UK wine trade took place at Southwark Cathedral for the memorial service of Michael Cox.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine in a paint can launched

Playing on the fact that red wine stains your teeth, a Lithuanian advertising agency has launched a wine housed in a paint can.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Provence sweeps board at rosé tasting

Wines from in and around Provence dominated the top spots in a blind tasting in London last week that featured 31 of the world’s most famous rosés.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sir Alex Ferguson to auction £3m wine collection

Former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is to sell off a substantial chunk of his wine collection via three auctions organised by Christie’s.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Lafite under €300 a bottle

Lafite Rothschild has released its 2013 vintage with a 14% cut on its 2012 price to €288 per bottle.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Kirwan and Climens

After a busy day yesterday, Margaux third growth Château Kirwan and Sauternes first growth Château Climens were this morning’s key releases.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine thieves jailed for two years

Two men who stole wines from some of Bordeaux’s most prestigious Chateaux have been jailed.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bottle of Penfolds brings down Aussie politician

The premier of New South Wales in Australia has resigned after “forgetting” to declare he had received a bottle of 1959 Penfolds Grange as a gift from a suspect in a corruption case.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Richard Branson to buy South African vineyard

English entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in the South African region of Franschhoek.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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