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Thursday 18 September 2014

Wine

The week in pictures

It’s been a busy week for the drinks industry with Chileans, Argentinians and South Africans jetting in for the Beautiful South Tasting in London.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

2005 Bordeaux worth another look?

With the fine wine market filled with cautious confidence and Bordeaux seeing signs of rehabilitation, Liv-ex has pointed to the 2005 vintage as worthy of a revisit.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Denis O’Flynn elected WSTA chairman

The managing director of Pernod Ricard UK, Denis O’Flynn, has been elected the next chairman of the UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Les Grands Chais expands empire

Les Grands Chais de France has bought Château de la Tuilerie, a 59-hectare estate in the Costières de Nimes.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Team Cox to run Médoc marathon

Friends and family of Michael Cox, Master of the Vintners, who died earlier this year, will run the Marathon du Médoc this weekend in his memory.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

India’s Kerala alcohol ban halted

Protests by bar owners and hoteliers have promoted India’s Kerala state to temporarily halt plans to introduce total prohibition.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Karaoke wine labels are pitch-perfect

Wine has always been encouraging people to take to the stage for karaoke, but with these labels they might actually be able to sing in tune.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Chile wine trends: 7. Rediscovering País

As part of a move to more southerly wine regions, particularly Itata, Chile is starting to create varietal and blended products using the País grape.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Taiwan: Rice paddy vines and dragon fruit

Welcome to Taiwan, a beautiful island of 35,961 square kilometres to the South East of China where there are as many scooters as there are people.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

SA heads IWSC Beautiful South results

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has revealed its medal winners from South Africa and South America to tie in with the Beautiful South tasting in London.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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