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Saturday 25 October 2014

Wine

Wine glass best for Champagne, says Pernod

Pernod Ricard’s Federico Lleonart has caused quite the ‘coupe’, arguing that a simple white wine glass is superior to the classic Champagne serving options.

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Malbec becoming more ‘Michelangelo’

Limestone soils and new winemaking techniques are turning Argentine Malbecs from “Schwarzenegger” to “Michelangelo”, according to one wine consultant.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A London-made red blend, an Italian Pecorino and a “rustic” white from Macedonia impressed UK wine writers this week.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

French fizz touted for UK success

French Crémant and Mousseux are well placed to become the next styles to enjoy a breakthrough in the buoyant UK sparkling wine market.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Gamay: NZ’s red answer to Sauvignon Blanc?

The winery that claims to be New Zealand’s only Gamay producer has suggested that this grape variety has scope to fulfil a similar role for the country as Sauvignon Blanc.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

HK in pictures

Champagne suppers, floating restaurants, portfolio tastings and a visit to the printers – db‘s in need of a lie-down.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds launches new Grange and Collection

The 2010 Penfolds Grange was released yesterday and joined eleven other wines, spanning five vintages (2010-2014), to form The Penfolds Collection.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Lidl defends underpricing wines

Lidl Spain has defended its decision to ignore retail regulations by selling wines at below cost price, saying that doing so “rarely ends up in disciplinary proceedings.”

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

London tube map wine guide to launch

A novel guide to wine based on the iconic London tube map is set to launch with the aim of helping consumers navigate the world of wine and expand their tastes.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 3 Comments »

Gigondas to hold first PR tour to UK

Over 25 producers from the Rhône Valley’s Gigondas AOC are coming to London in November in a bid to boost awareness of the region’s wine.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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