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Thursday 28 May 2015

Wine

Consorzio calms Prosecco shortage panic

Prosecco’s governing body has moved to calm fears of a looming shortage, insisting that although smaller than expected, yields from the 2014 harvest went ”far beyond the target”.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Kerala Church seeks to produce more wine

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Kerala has approached the state Excise Department asking to increase the capacity of the Church-owned mass wine production facility.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

The Prosecco Masters 2015: The medalists

We reveal the medalists in our second annual Prosecco Masters, which rewarded styles that stayed true to this category’s roots, providing freshness and charm with value for money.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Rousset to leave 28°-50° and Texture

Master sommelier Xavier Rousset is to leave the two restaurants he founded with chef Agnar Sverrisson: the Michelin-starred Texture and wine-focused 28°-50°.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

More women signing up to be sommeliers

A new generation of female sommeliers is rising up through the ranks in London, highlighting that the industry is becoming less male dominated in the UK by the year.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Christie’s to offer ex-cellar Guigal in HK

Auction house Christie’s is to offer an ex-cellar consignment of Guigal, another from Laroche and the cellar of a private collector in Hong Kong this month.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Top English sparklers, raspberry-tinged rosés and a “baby Barolo” makes for an enticing lineup this week.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Broadland feeds thirst for exclusivity

A UK wine producer and importer believes it can “comfortably” grow fivefold in the next decade thanks to an efficient business model and new products that meet demand for private label offerings.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco beats Champagne for UK growth

Sales of Prosecco continued to grow in the UK on- and off-trade in 2014, but not at the expense of Champagne, according to the fourth annual Lanson category report.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Uruguayan wine sees UK sales boost

The overall value of Uruguayan exports to the UK has grown by almost 300% in the last three years to 2014, proving the country’s growing taste for its wines.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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