New Zealand’s Sauvignon Blanc producers need to protect the credibility of their growing sub-regional message, as UK merchants warned against a “cynical” approach to this popular style.
Juventus midfielder, Andrea Pirlo, has spoken of his desire to go into winemaking when he hangs up his boots.
ViniPortugal is using strong recent growth figures as a springboard to shift its UK focus towards strengthening consumer awareness of its wines.
Craft beer is becoming increasingly more like wine, with the traditional 12-ounce bottle being replaced with 75cl wine bottles and even three-litre Jeroboams.
As new figures from HM Revenue & Customs show a further drop in UK alcohol consumption, trade bodies have stepped up their calls against minimum pricing and the duty escalator.
Yesterday we revealed the world’s most fattening drinks, and today we look at the other end of the scale and reveal the world’s least calorific alcoholic drinks.
The 2008 Penfolds Grange has secured 100-points from The Wine Advocate critic Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, the first since 1976.
The prices of some 2010 Bordeaux have seen a slight increase since the release of Robert Parker’s scores – in particular 100-point winners such as Pontet-Canet.
Wine critic Robert Parker has scored 10 wines from the 2010 vintage 100 points in a surprise turnaround.
Over 300 bottles of Château Palmer were stolen from the estate’s cellars recently – and then recovered.
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