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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Wine

Vinadeis unveils Languedoc ‘black diamonds’

One of France’s largest wine producers has launched a high-end Languedoc range to strengthen its branded offering in the wake of a recent change in corporate identity.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine cellar carved into cliff on sale for $3m

A nine-storey deep wine cellar carved into a cliff edge has gone on sale in Tasmania for AUD$3 million (£1.5m).

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

En primeur: beware the heralded vintage?

From an investment point of view is it best to buy the “vintages of the century” en primeur or later?

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Men down $1k of ‘aphrodisiac’ wine at airport

Two Chinese air passengers downed an entire bottle of aphrodisiac wine after being stopped by security.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Bilingual ‘tool’ demystifies wine tasting

The Australian Grape and Wine Authority has developed a new “tool” which translates wine tasting notes into terms that could be more easily understood by the Chinese palate.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

Benevolent launches Ambassador drive

UK drinks trade charity The Benevolent is calling for volunteers from the trade to become Benevolent Ambassadors, helping it to spread its message.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Flavoured styles lead drinks NPD

A new report from Nielsen shows that flavoured variants are dominating brands’ new product development focus across the UK wine, cider and spirits categories.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Castel feeds aperitif thirst

Europe’s largest wine producer, Castel, has unveiled a raft of new products designed to tap into the opportunities it sees in the sparkling wine and wider aperitif categories.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Winemaker Sting sings to his wines

Musician Sting has revealed that he often sings in his wine cellar and likes to think the wines “take it in”, while attending a star-studded bash in Cannes.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Depp puts French estate on sale for £16.5m

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has put his estate in the south of France, which includes a Pirates of the Caribbean themed wine cave, on the market for £16.5m.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

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