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Friday 30 January 2015

Wine

Uncorked: Yang Lu

Yang Lu is corporate wine director of the Shangri-La Group in Hong Kong and loves Mosel Riesling and staying in bed above all things.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

D&D brings Hollywood glamour to wine

UK restaurant group D&D London has challenged its sommeliers to come up with a film and wine match for a new promotional initiative starting next month.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Wine trade pens open letter to Bordeaux

Key figures in the UK wine industry have written an open letter to “the châteaux, courtiers and négociants of Bordeaux” pleading for lower prices in the 2014 en primeur campaign.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 4 Comments »

US to become NZ’s biggest market by ’16

The US is to become NZ’s largest market by volume and value by the end of this year, according to Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

‘Wine’ for pregnant women launched

A US entrepreneur has created a range of sparkling “wine” aimed at encouraging pregnant women to “pop the cork”.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Mid-morning Montrachet, subterranean swimming pools, oversized bicycles and man’s best friend – it can only be the week in pictures.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Poussin plans pan-Europe student wines

Jérôme Poussin of UK importer The Cellar of Knowledge has said he desires to have a portfolio of winemaking schools’ produce from across Europe.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

When Burgundy meets Bordeaux

The head of Domaine Jacques Prieur has explained how experiences in Bordeaux and Burgundy have informed major winemaking changes at the family estates in each region.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

WSTA repeats tax plea as wine trade rallies

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has once again called on taxes in the UK wine trade to be cut, as figures reveal wine consumption in the UK is set to rise.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod strikes Champagne deal with Qantas

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has struck a deal with Australia’s national carrier Qantas to serve Mumm and Perrier Jouët to its first class passengers.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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