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Saturday 25 October 2014

Wine

Thief jailed for £650 wine theft

A bumbling thief has been jailed after breaking into a London restaurant and making off with 28 bottles of wine in carrier bags.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Jumping genes’ could lead to new grapes

New research into grape clones could lead to broad applications in the vineyard and potentially new grape varieties, according to one scientist.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks tweets of the week

This week’s top 10 tweets from drinks trade insiders feature poltergeists, a DIY genius and “multi purpose” spoons.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

It’s been a busy week for the drinks industry with Chileans, Argentinians and South Africans jetting in for the Beautiful South Tasting in London.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

2005 Bordeaux worth another look?

With the fine wine market filled with cautious confidence and Bordeaux seeing signs of rehabilitation, Liv-ex has pointed to the 2005 vintage as worthy of a revisit.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Denis O’Flynn elected WSTA chairman

The managing director of Pernod Ricard UK, Denis O’Flynn, has been elected the next chairman of the UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Les Grands Chais expands empire

Les Grands Chais de France has bought Château de la Tuilerie, a 59-hectare estate in the Costières de Nimes.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Team Cox to run Médoc marathon

Friends and family of Michael Cox, Master of the Vintners, who died earlier this year, will run the Marathon du Médoc this weekend in his memory.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

India’s Kerala alcohol ban halted

Protests by bar owners and hoteliers have promoted India’s Kerala state to temporarily halt plans to introduce total prohibition.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Karaoke wine labels are pitch-perfect

Wine has always been encouraging people to take to the stage for karaoke, but with these labels they might actually be able to sing in tune.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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