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Thursday 31 July 2014

Wine

Winemaker wins landmark ‘icewine’ case

A Canadian winemaker has won a landmark case against a regulatory body which attempted to revoke its approval of some 6,000 bottles of icewine.

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Top 10 most powerful wine brands 2014

In a list dominated by Australian and Californian wineries, one South American brand stood out as the world’s most powerful of 2014.

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President of wine co-op indicted for rape

The former president of a French wine co-operative has resigned following allegations of rape and sexual harassment by a number of employees.

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Prosecco booms at Pinot Grigio’s expense

While Prosecco sales in the UK continue to grow, the demand for Italian Pinot Grigio is starting to slide.

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The week in pictures

This week saw team db attend a vertical tasting of Napa’s Domaine Carneros sparkling wines and indulge in a sneaky trip to Wimbledon under the care of Champagne Lanson.

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Egypt: the vineyards behind the pyramids

Egypt; a beautiful stranger and a country of a thousand secrets – land of sphinxes, pyramids, pharaohs and hieroglyphs.

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California close to passing ‘sip and spit’ bill

A bill that would allow underage Californian winemakers and brewers to taste the product is one step closer to being passed.

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Trade talk: Champagne ageing

The science behind Champagne ageing might be lost on the consumer but producers are striving to strike the right balance.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Carter quits in Treasury shake-up

Andrew Carter, chief commercial officer for APAC & EMEA at Treasury Wine Estates has decided to leave after the wine group announced “substantial changes to its business model”.

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Cruise and Becks spotted at local boozer

Regulars at a London pub were left starstruck this week when in strolled David Beckham and Tom Cruise, who joined their ranks for a quiet drink.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

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