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Thursday 18 December 2014

Wine

Rioja Masters 2014: The medalists

We reveal the medalists in The Drinks Business Rioja Masters 2014, a region that has the scope, accessibility and innovation to tick nearly every box.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Berry warns Bordeaux over 2014 prices

Bordeaux producers have only “one more vintage to get it right” in terms of pricing and reviving demand, according to Simon Berry of Berry Bros. & Rudd.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Carmen launches celebratory Carmenère

Viña Carmen has released a top-end varietal Carmenère to celebrate the rediscovery of the grape in its vineyards.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Knock sets out Philglas & Swiggot future

Justin Knock MW has hailed the independent retail sector as “one of the biggest success areas” for the UK wine trade in recent years.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Stoli swaps distribution in South Africa

Stolichnaya Vodka has switched its distribution in South Africa from RGBC to KWV as part of a strategy to expand into other areas.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Emiliana’s GM José Guilisasti dies

José Guilisasti Gana, general manager of Chilean wine estate Emiliana, has died unexpectedly aged 57.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

With Christmas just one week away, UK wine writers’ thoughts turn to “turkey-ready” wines, celebratory sparklers and fruity reds.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Hobbit holes, a seven foot Möet Champagne fountain and a visit from the “Swedish Father Christmas” make up another busy week in the drinks industry.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Pippa hints at taking MW course

Pippa Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge and aunt to the future King, is contemplating taking on the Master of Wine qualification.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 2 Comments »

Mourinho demands wine from player

Chelsea manager José Mourinho demanded a bottle of wine from a player before letting him take to the pitch for his debut, he revealed.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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