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Saturday 30 May 2015

Wine

London wine campaign highlights magic of Oz

Australia-themed events will hit London in April as part of Wine Australia’s “Wonderful Wines of Aus” campaign.

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Top 5 wine hotels in Italy’s Veneto

We round up a selection of hotels perfectly placed for exploring the rich winemaking region of the Veneto in north-east Italy.

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Atherton to open wine-focused restaurant

The ever-restless Jason Atherton is to open a wine-focused tapas bar on James Street in London’s Marylebone this June.

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Californian trend for ‘terroir-driven’ wine grows

As a trend for terroir-driven wines with more “finesse and elegance” continues, a new style of Californian wine is emerging, says one head sommelier.

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Top 10 wines in the US press

Kosher wines perfect for Passover, an LBV Port with inviting “dark berry aromas” and an “exquisite” Brunello makes for an eclectic round up.

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Saint Emilion ‘A’s not on the same level?

A blind tasting of the Saint Emilion grands crus classés A across several vintages saw Angelus and Pavie lag behind fellow “A”s Cheval Blanc and Ausone, leading one critic to suggest they are “not on the same level”.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

AWC lawsuit over fake Yquem thrown out

A lawsuit levelled at fine wine merchant the Antique Wine Company over “fake” Château d’Yquem has been thrown out of an Atlanta court but proceedings could now move to the UK.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

California must think small to be great

California may no longer be trying to ape Burgundy’s style, but there is a growing belief that producers must recreate the smaller-scale structure of the Côte d’Or to reach the same quality heights.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Rolland and Galarreta go organic in La Mancha

Winemaker Michel Rolland and Spanish entrepreneur Javier Galarreta have collaborated to launch an organic wine from La Mancha under the newly-unveiled Rolland Galarreta brand.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Soil-based bacteria key to wine style?

Soil-based bacteria – not soil type – may be key to understanding why certain sites produce specific wine styles, according to research published yesterday.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

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