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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Wine

Matthew Jukes unveils Aussie top 100

McWilliam’s has been named Winery of the Year in wine writer Matthew Jukes’ 100 Best Australian Wines, which were revealed at a tasting in London yesterday.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Coravin issues exploding wine bottle warning

The maker of a “transformational” wine access system has halted sales and told customers to stop using its product after it caused a number of wine bottles to explode.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 Comments Off

Alcohol-detecting laser developed

Catching drink drivers could soon be as simple as pointing a laser, thanks to a device that can detect the presence of alcohol inside a moving car.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Grace begins sparkling experiments

Grace Vineyards in Shanxi province is making its first experiments with sparkling wine although it has no plans to commercialise the results just yet.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

New trade body links California to Asia

A new trade association has been formed in Hong Kong to help Californian wineries promote their wines in Asia.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 women in Italian wine

The days of Italian wine being a man’s world are fading as many daughters take over the reins. Tom Bruce-Gardyne meets 10 women making a difference.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 7 Comments »

Mateus joins low alcohol movement

Mateus has unveiled a range of low alcohol wines, its second range launch in a year, with owner Sogrape pledging to invest £2 million in the UK alone.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Cheval Blanc collection makes $11m

An ex-cellar collection of Cheval Blanc made over HK$11 million when it was auctioned by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong last weekend.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Largest crush on record for New Zealand

The New Zealand wine industry has experienced its largest crush on record with the 2014 vintage, though one key producer believes it is not in danger of a wine glut.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Spend shows trend for at-home drinking

UK consumers are spending less money in bars and pubs and more on alcohol for consumption at home, a recent report has shown.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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