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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Wine

Most popular wines of 2014 – so far

Liv-ex has compiled a list of the most searched-for wines on its website and while Bordeaux still dominates the rise of the rest of the world is also evident.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine’s radioactivity helps determine age

Radioactive elements that have been present in “all wines since 1945″, the year of the first nuclear weapons test, are being used by scientists to determine a wine’s authenticity.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines for the 4th of July

The 4th of July is here and there’s a wine for every custom, creed and cuisine. Here are some US wine writers’ top recommendations.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

French workers face ban on wine at work

French workers can for the first time be forbidden from drinking wine in the workplace by their employers after an historic labour ministry ruling.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Over 1,000 rare lots at London sale

Sotheby’s has lined up over 1,000 “who’s who” lots of top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhône for its London sale later this month.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Marlborough scholarship fosters UK ties

A scholarship offering one member of the UK trade a chance to visit Marlborough, New Zealand is now open to applicants for 2014/15.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

A tour of Putin’s private wine collection

The Moldovan cellars where Vladmir Putin keeps wine are so big you need to drive through them.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Pesticide drift threatens Lodi vines

A major pesticide drift is threatening up to 25,000 acres of vineyards in California’s Lodi wine country after a powerful weed-killing cocktail was dropped nearby.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Franciacorta steps up export ambitions

Franciacorta’s consorzio believes it can “easily” increase sales by four million bottles as the Italian sparkling wine region continues to step up its push into export markets.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week team db was schooled in the art of mixology and took a lesson in beer and music matching from an Oxford University professor.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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