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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Wine

Liv-ex 100 hits 2009 levels

The Liv-ex 100 index has fallen back to October 2009 levels in June following 15 months of decline, with Bordeaux stabilising somewhat and DRC’s La Tâche taking a severe tumble.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Secondhand booze shop opens in Tokyo

A cut-price liquor store which buys unwanted alcohol before selling its on at a discounted price has opened in Tokyo.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury appoints ex-Coca-Cola exec

Ex-Coca-Cola executive Robert Foye is to head up Treasury Wine Estates’ Asia and EMEA regions following the departure of Andrew Carter last week.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux wineries could be confiscated in Chinese crackdown

Two Chinese companies have been accused of misusing £25 million in public funds with 14 Bordeaux châteaux among their purchases.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Lafite China’s first wine declared ‘not bad’

DBR Lafite managing director Christopher Salin described the first wine from its Chinese vineyard as “not bad, not yet good”.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

New York dentists offer wine to patients

Dentists in New York have started offering free wine to patients in order assuage the dread of root canal and fillings.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Moderate drinking can ‘benefit the heart’

Low-to-moderate alcohol consumption can reduce the risk of heart attacks and a life-threatening flaw in the heart, two independent studies have concluded.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Snapshots from Asia

A collection of recent launches, art exhibitions and dinners as well as fast cars and political protest in Hong Kong that have caught db‘s eye in recent weeks.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

EU wine investment ‘not justified’

There is no justification for investment measures specific to the wine sector, according to a report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA).

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

10 of the world’s best jobs in wine

Working in the wine trade is a job many in the industry treasure. Here, we round up some of the best ways to combine a love of wine with an exciting career.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 5 Comments »

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