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Thursday 23 October 2014

Wine

Taiwan: Rice paddy vines and dragon fruit

Welcome to Taiwan, a beautiful island of 35,961 square kilometres to the South East of China where there are as many scooters as there are people.

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SA heads IWSC Beautiful South results

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has revealed its medal winners from South Africa and South America to tie in with the Beautiful South tasting in London.

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Ducasse ditches meat from Paris menu

Chef Alain Ducasse has taken the bold step of pulling meat from the menu of his three Michelin-starred restaurant at Hotel Plaza Athenée in Paris.

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Expert team backs new UK wine company

A team headed by former Ehrmanns and Liberty Wine directors has joined forces with three producers to create a new UK specialist wine distributor.

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Syrian vineyard still operating despite war

One lone winery continues to provide wines for some of Europe’s top tables amid the strife of Syria’s ongoing civil war.

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Sangre de Toro gets a makeover

Spanish wine giant Torres has revamped the design of its Sangre de Toro brand to pay homage to the brand’s creator, Miguel Torres Carbó.

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Paint tin wine sparks legal action

A wine producer has launched legal action against an advertising firm, claiming trademark infringement on a product which dispenses wine from paint tins.

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Top 10 wines in the US press

An “elegant” Pinot Noir, Super Tuscan and “distinctive” Portuguese white blend are among US wine writers’ recommendations this week.

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Top 10 new products

Among this month’s new releases is Johnnie Walker’s 2014 private collection – of which just 8,888 electric blue decanters will be released worldwide.

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Latour 1996: where’s the premium?

First growth Château Latour has re-released its 1996, 2001 and 2002 vintages, with less of a premium than its previous ex-cellar releases.

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