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Tuesday 25 November 2014

Wine

Top 10 wines in the UK press

With Christmas fast approaching this week’s round up features some top festive sparklers, fruity Ports and a handful of juicy Carmenères.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Small harvests hit Burgundy exports

The small Burgundy harvests in 2012 and 2013 have contributed to a slump in the region’s Asian markets, but the appetite remains undimmed.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine thrown at Manchester Utd coaches

The coaching staff of Manchester United were given an unwelcome shower at Arsenal at the weekend – wine thrown by an angry fan.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Super-rich spend $8 billion on booze

The world’s ultra-rich spent US$8 billion on wine and spirits this year, according to a report which has revealed an insight into their spending habits.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese bathe in 2014 Beaujolais wine

Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the release of 2014’s Beaujolais Nouveau by bathing in the wine at a hot spring resort west of Tokyo.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

£28K of wine stolen by Drogba conman

A conman pretending to work for Chelsea football star Didier Drogba has stolen £28,000 worth of wine from a two Michelin-starred restaurant in Cambridge.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Collector battles to save 2k wine bottles

The US lawyer battling to save his seized cache of wine has said that they were for personal use, as prosecutors seek to have them destroyed.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A pop-up Patagonian-inspired rum chalet, plentiful Provence rosé, a diamond encrusted car and a jaunt to Cointreau’s heartland have made for an eclectic week in the drinks trade.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

UK promises ‘wow factor’ symposium

The organisers of the International Cool Climate Wine Symposium 2016 have promised to deliver an event “worthy of our industry and ambitions”.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: between 08 and 10 in quality

The CEO of Château Palmer and sales director of Pichon-Baron have tentatively hailed the 2014 vintage in Bordeaux as the best since 2010.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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