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Wine

Merchants underestimate fine wine’s resurgence

Fine wine merchants were caught out by the surge in the secondary market last year, with 98% underestimating its eventual close.

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CVNE revives old Monopole style with ‘Clásico’ release

Rioja winery CVNE has launched its Monopole Clásico 2014 – a remake of the traditional style of Monopole wine it used to produce more than 40 years ago.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Lanson signs five-year deal with the 02

Champagne Lanson has signed a five-year deal with London venue The O2, which will give it exclusive pouring rights at its public bars and see the opening of a new Lanson-branded Champagne bar.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Wine tourism: Exploring Pays d’Oc

Simply opening your vineyard to visitors and offering a cellar tour won’t cut it anymore. Lauren Eads speaks to producers who are taking things to the next level in a bid to engender excitement in the Pays d’Oc.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Francis Ford Coppola strikes Oscars deal

The Francis Ford Coppola winery has signed a three-year deal with the Academy Awards to become its official wine sponsor – a natural fit for the California winery owned by film director Francis Ford Coppola.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Chile and Argentina in pictures

db braved the South American summer as a guest of Concha y Toro last week on a trip that took in the company’s Chilean and Argentine vineyards and its centre for research and innovation. Much wine, grilled meat, sunshine and other such deprivations followed.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

New on WLC: Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

Plenty of wines by the glass and a salutary lack of faddish distractions mark the list at the ETM Group’s pretty City restaurant.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Vinexpo launches new regional initiative

Vinexpo is launching a new annual event aimed at accelerating trade with up-and-coming wine regions, which will see wine buyers taken to vineyards in a host region as part of a two-day business-building programme.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Cognac exports reach highest level yet

Cognac exports reached their highest ever level in 2016, driven by the expansion of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) zone, according to the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Tanunda restructures US operations

One of Australia’s most famous estates, Château Tanunda, has completely restructured its US operations, including opening a joint partnership import company.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

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