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Thursday 30 October 2014

Wine

2014 harvest: Europe at a glance

As Europe brings its 2014 harvest to a close, few of the key wine regions appear to have escaped the unsettled weather conditions that look set to characterise this vintage.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Featuring a “ballsy” Chilean red, good-value French fizz and a selection of Sherries, there is something for everyone in this week’s roundup.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Fortified Masters 2014: The results

The Drinks Business Fortified Masters – a highlight of the db calendar – always leaves our judges feeling nourished thanks to the quality of the wines on offer.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine cellar that became air raid shelter for Mussolini

A wine cellar that was turned into an air raid shelter for Italian dictator Benito Mussolini is to open to the public for the first time.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

More tastings, more Burgundy, boutique Australian wine and a quick flashback to db looking more awake.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Australian Boutique Winemakers’ in HK

It remains a challenging task for boutique wineries from Australia to reach out to export markets.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

A new Rolland in New York

Virginie Rolland, the niece of the hugely influential wine consultant, Michel Rolland, has just opened her own wine importing business in New York.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Austria steps up sparkling ambitions

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board has announced a new three-tier quality hierarchy for the country’s sparkling wines as it seek to raise the profile of this style.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pinot Noir-finished whiskey released

Brown Forman’s Woodford Reserve is to release a whiskey finished in a Pinot Noir barrel.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Chablis has ‘brand strength of Champagne’

The strength of “brand Chablis” and its pulling power in terms of driving sales is on a par with Champagne according to one leading producer in the region.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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