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Thursday 29 January 2015

Wine

Chinese group buys Bordeaux estate

Chinese interest in Bordeaux appears buoyant following reports that one of China’s major hotel firms is set to buy Cadillac estate Château de Birot.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks tweets of the week

Eric Asimov and Jancis Robinson MW contribute to this week's roundup, which features crafty cobblers, elusive orange-flavoured Kit-Kats and eejits getting an earful.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia bans 3,000 litres of imported wine

Russia has banned 200 batches of imported wine found in violation of the country’s “mandatory requirements”.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Zipz wine gets funding on Shark Tank

Single serve wine brand Zipz has secured a record $2.5m in funding on the US equivalent of Dragon’s Den, called Shark Tank on ABC.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie winemakers battle storms

Winemakers in Hunter Valley have been particularly hard hit by the dramatic storms that swept much of eastern Australia last week.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wine books for Christmas

We all know that nothing beats a good book as a Christmas gift, and with the help of this list, the wine lover in your life will undoubtedly be over the moon.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 2 Comments »

Muscadet undergoing a ‘renaissance’

Loire Valley Wines has released an infographic encouraging people to drink Muscadet – a wine Jancis Robinson has said we should all be drinking.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Restaurateur buys major stake in OW Loeb

Marlon Abela, owner of two Michelin-starred London restaurant The Greenhouse, has acquired a controlling stake in UK independent wine merchant OW Loeb.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Over 65s stingiest with party wines

Consumers aged 65 and over are most likely to bring cheap wine to parties according to a new study by Wine Intelligence.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Yealands announces expansion drive

New Zealand’s sixth largest exporter, Yealands Wine Group, has embarked on a strategic review with the aim of fast-tracking expansion plans.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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