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Wine

Drinks charity The Benevolent names new chairman

The Benevolent, a charity that supports members of the drinks trade, has named Tom Yusef as its new chairman.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Barclay brothers to close Sark Vineyard

A vineyard set up by UK billionaires the Barclay brothers in the Channel Islands is to close after just six years, with its owners blaming an “attack” on alcohol taxation by its government.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Uncorked: Chen Lizhong of Tiansai Vineyards

Chen Lizhong, founder of Tiansai Vineyards, talks to dbHK about the best advice she ever received, her wine bucket list and a fantastic bottle of 1998 Château Haut-Brion.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Champagne still not fizzing in China

Champagne sales in China, the world’s fifth largest wine market, are still held back by consumers’ drinking habits, despite global sales of the prestigious sparkling wine continue to grow in both volume and value.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Final call for Global Merlot Masters

the drinks business is now taking final entries for its first Global Merlot Masters, with a deadline of 31 January.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Lafite’s premium weakens further

Château Lafite’s price premium over its fellow first growths continued to shrink over the course of 2016 having declined steadily since 2011.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

New on Wine List Confidential: New Street Grill

New Street Grill was a shot in the arm for quality wine drinking in The City when it launched in 2012. But how’s the list looking these days under head somm Mauro Pirovano?

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

André Simon Awards: ‘Chianti Classico’

In the run up to the André Simon Awards later this month, we present the first in a series of extracts from the books shortlisted in the ‘drinks’ category.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Etienne de Montille to open winery in Japan

Burgundian vintner Etienne de Montille is planning to build a winery in southern Hokkaido in Japan to produce cool-climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Original UB40 members launch Red Red Wine

Three original members of the Brummie reggae hit-making band UB40 have launched a Red Red Wine.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

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