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Wine

Premier Cru liquidation: empty bottles of fine wine among lots

Hundreds of empty bottles and thousands of empty cases of fine wine were among the lots recently sold-off from closed US merchant Premier Cru.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 1 Comment »

Corkscrew extract: The press arrive

In the second extract from Peter Stafford-Bow’s Corkscrew the press arrive for the annual Gatesave portfolio tasting.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose reveals Hospices purchases

UK multiple grocer Waitrose has revealed it acquired two barrels of Burgundy at the recent Hospices de Beaune auction – the first time it has bought wine at the sale.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Demi-sec ‘must come from the right vintage’

Demi-sec needs to be made in vintages that are complex and mature enough to be able to stand up to the sugar according to one champion of the style.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Vinexpo Bordeaux targets e-commerce

Vinexpo Bordeaux is targetting buyers in e-commerce and travel retail as well as those from China, the US, Northern Europe and Africa as it gears up for next year’s show.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

New on Wine List Confidential: Duck and Waffle

All-night drinking at altitude. That rarest of rare options is available up here among the clouds at Duck and Waffle.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Centre Loire AOPs confident in 2016 quality

The appellations of Centre Loire are still counting the cost of the ravages of the weather in 2016 but are confident in the quality of the wines.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Legeron MW receives WSET Outstanding Alumni Award

The first WSET Outstanding Alumni Award has been bestowed upon Isabelle Legeron MW – an advocate of natural wine and founder of RAW wine, the UK’s largest artisan wine fair.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Santa Rita named Winery of the Year

Viña Santa Rita has been named the 2016 Winery of the Year by the Chilean wine industry’s trade association.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Vinexpo HK masterclass: Y Viva Almaviva

A rare masterclass in vintages from the Almaviva winery left an audience in Hong Kong in no doubt of Chile’s ability to challenge anywhere in the world.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

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