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Thursday 21 August 2014

Wine

Leaked trade deal threat to Canadian wine

Canada’s wine industry could face new restrictions within its own borders, if a leaked EU trade deal turns out to be accurate.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Lovestruck woman steals $4 wine to get into jail

A woman stole a bottle of cheap wine and drank it on the street until the police arrived so she could join her boyfriend in jail.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Chile’s winemakers ‘erasing’ terroir

Chilean producers’ historic emphasis on trying to emulate Bordeaux and too much interference from the country’s winemakers is “erasing terroir”.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Fake wine ‘arms race’ underway

An “arms race” between authorities and wine counterfeiters is underway, according to an expert witness from the trial of conman Rudy Kurniawan.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

This week’s top picks include a selection of orange wines set to “rival rosé” and a smattering of “enticing” Hungarian wines.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Chile should go 100% organic

The Chilean wine industry should convert all its vineyards to organic practices according to one respected winemaker in the country.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 4 Comments »

Religious ‘more aggressive’ when drunk

Those who hold strong religious beliefs are more likely to be aggressive when drunk, according to a recent study.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

China: A ‘misunderstood’ wine market

The Wine Explorers get to the heart of Hong Kong’s fine wine scene interviewing top wine professionals Debra Meiburg MW and Eddison Leung, buying manager for Watson’s Wine.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Can China’s middle classes save Aussie wine?

The impact of China’s austerity measures continue to hurt the Australian wine industry, but China’s middle classes are emerging as its potential saviour.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The cheeky cork behinds of two women make a pert appearance in this week’s round up, while the Great British Beer Festival kicks off in Kensington.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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