UK sales of alcoholic drinks for at-home consumption have leapt 15% in the last five years, although volumes are in decline thanks to rising prices and a health conscious younger generation.
An “outstanding” red from the Douro Valley, described as one of the world’s “most exciting wine regions”, and a tempting manzanilla Sherry feature in this week’s roundup.
The UK and Canadian markets are helping to create demand for Australian Malbec, according to Wolf Blass chief winemaker Chris Hatcher.
With pots of cash and a taste for the finer things in life, it’s perhaps no surprise that many of the world’s global superstars eventually turn their attention to wine.
Imports of Chilean wine in Japan have surged on the back of an economic partnership and are closing in on French imports.
Tesco’s licensing manager has been appointed chairman of the UK’s retail alcohol standards group.
China’s black market trade in tiger bones for the production of tiger ‘wine’ is thriving, despite an official ban.
Two Russian designers have unveiled their latest work – a pair of wine bottles inspired by Homer and Marge Simpson.
A modest amount of alcohol can improve your sense of smell, a recent study has concluded.
Off-trade volume sales of Bordeaux wines grew by 13.9% in the last six months, despite a decline of 2.6% to the total UK off-trade market.
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