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Friday 6 March 2015

Wine

Altaya bets on Burgundy and online

Altaya’s managing director, Paulo Pong, has said 2015 is off to a strong start and he expects to see continuing trends for Burgundy and increasing online sales.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux ’05 drives Liv-ex rise

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index has seen its biggest monthly rise in in two years, climbing nearly 2% in January, driven by 2005 Bordeaux.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

11 most daring innovations in wine

From tongue-twisting flavour combinations to daring designs, the past year has seen all manner of innovations unleashed upon the world of wine.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 2 Comments »

Vinopolis to close at the end of 2015

London wine experience Vinopolis will close at the end of this year, with management insisting the move is “the best possible decision for the business and its shareholders.”

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

This week’s round up is all about big, bold reds from South America, affordable Spanish wines and an aromatic Austrian white.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco plans to slash drinks range

The UK’s biggest supermarket and drinks retailer Tesco is planning to cut its range of wine, beer and spirits by a third, according to reports.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Wine beats beer as UK’s ‘drink of choice’

Wine is now the most popular alcoholic drink in the UK having overtaken beer, according to research commissioned by the WSTA.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Couple turning barrels into skateboards

A couple based in Marlborough, New Zealand, have found an innovative use for old wine barrels – turning them into skateboards.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

French producer turns to crowdfunding

A Burgundy producer is hoping to raise at least £1.9 million by offering shares through a campaign hosted by UK-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 3 Comments »

Mouton sale makes HK$32m

An ex-cellar collection of Mouton Rothschild has made over HK$32 million (£2.75m) at auction in Hong Kong, double the pre-sale estimate.

Sunday, February 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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