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Friday 27 February 2015

Wine

Fountain filled with 32,000 litres of wine

A northern Greek city is to fill its fountain with 32,000 litres of red wine as part of its carnival celebrations.

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Vice CEO drops $300k on lavish dinner

The CEO of Vice Media spent US$300,000 on a dinner in Las Vegas after a lucky gambling run, which included bottles of wine costing $20,000.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Californian wines ‘then and now’ selected

The labels for next month’s California wine seminar on the stylistic evolution among the state’s Chardonnays and Cabs have been selected.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Winery launches ‘wine and sex’ nights

Bodegas Monje in Tenerife has launched a series of “Wine & Sex” nights involving erotic games at its winery in the Canary Islands.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Coravin steps up expansion plans

Coravin has brought in former Nespresso executive Frédéric Levy as CEO to help the wine access tool expand its footprint further across Europe and Asia.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Hamish Anderson flags up a “stone-cold bargain” of a 2009 Rioja, while David Williams showcases Mencía – a Spanish red grape that he said is taking the UK by storm.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Three key wine trends for 2015

From questioning oak maturation to the prominence of Port and lower abv wine – various changes are taking place in the world of wine.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Querciabella launches new Riserva

Chianti Classico producer Querciabella has launched its first Riserva wine since the 1999 vintage.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Napa auction raises record $6m

The Premiere Napa Valley Wines auction raised a record US$6 million at the weekend with both well-established names and up-and-coming producers attracting high prices.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Earliest harvest in decades for South Africa

The 2015 harvest has caught many South African winemakers off guard – and on the beach – with the grapes ripening around two weeks earlier than usual.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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