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Wednesday 20 August 2014

Wine

Richard III ‘drank a bottle of wine a day’

King Richard III drank up to a bottle of wine a day to cope with the pressures of leadership, recent research has found.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 2 Comments »

Sir Cliff to leave Portuguese vineyard

Sir Cliff Richard will fly to the UK “within days” to face questioning over allegations of historical sex abuse, leaving his Portuguese vineyard.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC opens entries for retailer awards

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has opened entries for its Independent Retailer of the Year award.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Women care less for quality than men

Women care less about the quality of wine they drink and more about drinking to relax, compared to men who spend more on “high quality” wines.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Leaked trade deal threat to Canadian wine

Canada’s wine industry could face new restrictions within its own borders, if a leaked EU trade deal turns out to be accurate.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Lovestruck woman steals $4 wine to get into jail

A woman stole a bottle of cheap wine and drank it on the street until the police arrived so she could join her boyfriend in jail.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Chile’s winemakers ‘erasing’ terroir

Chilean producers’ historic emphasis on trying to emulate Bordeaux and too much interference from the country’s winemakers is “erasing terroir”.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Fake wine ‘arms race’ underway

An “arms race” between authorities and wine counterfeiters is underway, according to an expert witness from the trial of conman Rudy Kurniawan.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

This week’s top picks include a selection of orange wines set to “rival rosé” and a smattering of “enticing” Hungarian wines.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Chile should go 100% organic

The Chilean wine industry should convert all its vineyards to organic practices according to one respected winemaker in the country.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 4 Comments »

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