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Saturday 20 December 2014

Wine

Liv-ex Power 100 list: Top 10

The winds of change are blowing through the Liv-ex Power 100 list, as this year’s top 10 reveals.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Broken corkscrew makes £40k at auction

A broken Victorian corkscrew made from pieces of old London Bridge has been bought for £40,000 at an auction in Essex, over 100 times its asking price.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Firefighters battle bushfires in Barossa

Two bushfires have been brought under control after ripping through more than 2,000 hectares of South Australia’s Barossa Valley, causing extensive damage to several wineries.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bourgogne Week comes to London

Next month will see the UK’s first official “Bourgogne Week”, with Burgundy-themed events in London to coincide with the region’s 2013 vintage launch.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 ‘top 10s’ of 2014

We’re fond of a good list at the drinks business. The team has covered an array of wacky, weird and wonderful topics over the course of 2014, but which were the most popular?

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: send for the cavalry?

Will next year’s Bordeaux futures campaign see a large scale return to the market of US buyers and how will that affect the campaign amid calls for cuts?

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol removal on the up in US

One in four bottles of Californian Pinot Noir and Chardonnay have been through the industrial alcohol removal process supplied by ConeTech.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 3 Comments »

Champagne and gin top-talking tipples

Champagne and gin have taken over Sherry and brandy to become the UK’s favourite Christmas tipples, a study on language suggests.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Growing price appreciation for old Port?

A less Bordeaux-centric market has driven recent Port vintages upwards at surprising rates and the potential for bigger returns on older vintages is also growing.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Winemakers ask Russia for Crimea note

Crimean winemakers have designed a commemorative banknote featuring images of its vineyards intended for circulation in Russia.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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