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Tuesday 23 December 2014

Wine

Groupon launches wine range

Deal-of-the-day website Groupon has launched a range of own-label wines inspired by the company’s mascot, Groupon the Cat.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Port assesses ‘incredible’ comeback

The head winemaker of Taylor’s, Fonseca and Croft has hailed the “tremendous revival” of the fortified category and defended a decision not to move into table wine.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Pinot Noir forum ‘SIPNOT’ comes to HK

The Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting is taking place in Hong Kong for the first time this month showcasing Pinot Noirs from around the world.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewery teases Champagne in ‘apology’ video

A UK brewery has issued a grovelling albeit tongue-in-cheek apology to the Champagne Bureau after releasing a “Champagne-style” sparkling beer.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Misheard wine price costs diners $4k

Diners at a New Jersey restaurant were left with a bitter taste in their mouths when a waitress’s garbled recommendation left them with a $4k wine bill.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 3 Comments »

Canadian wines the ‘last frontier’ for HK

Canadian wines have a chance to capitalise on its strong links with Asia, as the realisation of its wine industry’s growing quality spreads.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH Bordeaux sale realises US$5m

Hart Davis Hart’s Bordeaux-only sale realised just over US$5 million in a sale that was said to “bode well for Bordeaux’s future”.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Cult Cabs dominate Wally’s sale

California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex 100 up for a third month

The Liv-ex 100 index saw positive growth for a third consecutive month in October, while the Liv-ex 50 ran flat.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Young shun booze as over 60s drink up

Today’s younger generation are increasingly choosing to drink less with the over 60s drinking twice as often, according to a recent poll.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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