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Monday 28 July 2014

Wine

Top wines in the Asian press

Warming winter wines for the southern hemisphere, scarce earth McLaren Vale Shiraz and a “devilishly addictive” sweet red from Jerez made the Asia-Pacific press this week.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Queen confirms bill to protect pub tenants

The Queen has formally recognised a bill to introduce a new statutory code to protect tied-pub tenants in England and Wales.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products in June

A host of drinks categories launched an array of products this month – from an exclusive Drambuie gift set to a 150-year-old Port.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

South Africa tames ‘wild horse’ Pinotage

Cleaner plant material, improved fruit quality and more sensitive vinification are all contributing to the rehabilitation of South Africa’s divisive Pinotage variety.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

1863 launch follows growing tawny demand

Taylor’s managing director highlighted a growing demand for aged tawny Port at the launch of the house’s 1863 Single Harvest at the London Wine Fair yesterday.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Matthew Jukes unveils Aussie top 100

McWilliam’s has been named Winery of the Year in wine writer Matthew Jukes’ 100 Best Australian Wines, which were revealed at a tasting in London yesterday.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Coravin issues exploding wine bottle warning

The maker of a “transformational” wine access system has halted sales and told customers to stop using its product after it caused a number of wine bottles to explode.

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Alcohol-detecting laser developed

Catching drink drivers could soon be as simple as pointing a laser, thanks to a device that can detect the presence of alcohol inside a moving car.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Grace begins sparkling experiments

Grace Vineyards in Shanxi province is making its first experiments with sparkling wine although it has no plans to commercialise the results just yet.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

New trade body links California to Asia

A new trade association has been formed in Hong Kong to help Californian wineries promote their wines in Asia.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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