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Saturday 1 November 2014

Wine

Wine cellar that became air raid shelter for Mussolini

A wine cellar that was turned into an air raid shelter for Italian dictator Benito Mussolini is to open to the public for the first time.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

More tastings, more Burgundy, boutique Australian wine and a quick flashback to db looking more awake.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Australian Boutique Winemakers’ in HK

It remains a challenging task for boutique wineries from Australia to reach out to export markets.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

A new Rolland in New York

Virginie Rolland, the niece of the hugely influential wine consultant, Michel Rolland, has just opened her own wine importing business in New York.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Austria steps up sparkling ambitions

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board has announced a new three-tier quality hierarchy for the country’s sparkling wines as it seek to raise the profile of this style.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pinot Noir-finished whiskey released

Brown Forman’s Woodford Reserve is to release a whiskey finished in a Pinot Noir barrel.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Chablis has ‘brand strength of Champagne’

The strength of “brand Chablis” and its pulling power in terms of driving sales is on a par with Champagne according to one leading producer in the region.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Small’ wine serves becoming rarer

Pubs in the UK that break the law by neglecting to offer 125ml servings of wine are becoming more common, a report has revealed.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

First of Austria’s 2014 wines released

With the 2014 harvest barely over, Austria’s youngest wines have already been bottled and released.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Sonic’ decanter ready to launch

A decanter that claims to be able to improve the taste of wine using sound waves is on the cusp of being commercialised via a Kickstarter campaign.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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