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Friday 24 October 2014

Wine

Global Masters wines to be showcased

No fewer than 29 award-winning wines, as judged in the drinks business Global Masters, will be on show at the London Wine Experience this week.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Collector’s 2,447 bottles headed for the sink

A Philadelphia lawyer is fighting plans by the authorities to destroy his collection of fine wines after it was seized by police earlier this year.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Sandeman joins wave of old tawny releases

Sandeman is celebrating its 225th anniversary next year with the release of its first ever single cask of Very Old Tawny Port.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Sauvignon and Merlot top for value

Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot are the most popular grapes used to produce good value French wines, according to the UK’s press and top sommeliers.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

What’s Hot in Hong Kong: Armit

Riesling, Super Tuscans and old Rioja have been leading the way in Hong Kong for fine wine merchant Armit recently.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Glass gift from Bonnie Prince Charlie to be auctioned

A wine glass – one of a pair – given by Bonnie Prince Charlie to his secretary Sir John Hay of Restairig is to be sold by Bonhams in London next month.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet second wine loses AOC

The 2012 vintage of Pontet-Canet’s second wine, Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet, has had its AOC application rejected and will instead be bottled as Vin de France.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 2 Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Neal Martin

The Essex-born, Surrey-based wine writer on his love of KFC and 1945 Claret, dislike of corked wine writers and fear of architecture.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

UK and US still top for Aussie wine exports

The UK, US and Canada remain the top three destinations by volume for Australian wines, according to a recent report.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks world records

From the world’s largest bottle of wine to the longest wine list, this record-breaking top ten shows the lengths people will go to have a drink in style.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

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