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Friday 31 October 2014

Wine

DNA oak testing aims to prevent fraud

Scientists have developed “genotyping technology” capable of identifying different oak species to ensure barrels match their stated origin.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Red wine could hold key to acne cure

US researchers have attributed yet another health benefit to an antioxidant found in red wine, linking it to the effective treatment of acne.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Drugs and sex spend tops beer and wine

The UK spent more on illicit substances and prostitution last year than it did on wine and beer.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Rugby star Sheridan targets wine trade

Former England rugby player Andrew Sheridan has announced he is retiring from the sport with plans to “forge a new career” in the wine trade.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Young winemaker suffocates in accident

A Spanish winemaker has died after falling into a fermentation vat and suffocating.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 5 Comments »

Rioja shows Burgundian-style ‘revolution’

Riojan wine is going through a “revolution” that is far more meaningful than the region’s “misleading” traditionalist versus modernist debate, believes Tim Atkin MW.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

All-female shortlist for Julian Brind award

The IWSC has announced a five-strong, all-female shortlist for the Julian Brind Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry 2014.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

LeBron James scores a wine touchdown

A tweet by basketballer Lebron James about a wine made by an NFL Hall-of-Famer has taken Twitter by storm.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Parker brings 100-point roadshow to UK

Wine critic Robert Parker has announced a plan to bring his “Grand World Tour” to London early next year.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Top Australian fizz, pinks and fortifieds

Here, we showcase the fizz, pinks and fortified wines praised by industry professionals throughout Wine Australia’s recent 2014 Inspired tasting.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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