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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Wine

New Rhône tips a hat to the middle ages

Chêne Bleu of Provence has announced the release of a new red wine named Astralabe.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

LVMH sees wine and spirit growth stall

LVMH has reported a 4% increase to its revenue for the first nine months of 2014, however wine and spirits was its only category not to achieve any growth.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Gaucho to open HK venue

Argentine restaurant Gaucho is to open its first Asian franchise in Hong Kong later this month promising the city the best of Argentine steak and wine.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

New wine registration scheme to launch

The Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency is launching a wine registration scheme to help boost consumer confidence and combat counterfeiting.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Douro reflects on ‘The Year of the Fox’

Dramatic landslides and heavy rainstorms have brought mixed results from the Douro in a year that Symington Family Estates’ managing director Paul Symington has dubbed “The Year of the Fox”.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco’s Dan Jago suspended

Tesco has suspended three executives – including its director for beer, wine and spirits – as part of an investigation into a £250 million profit overestimation.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Hospices: ‘super’ Burgs for savvy buyer

2014 is a “really good” Burgundy vintage if you know where to look, according to Anthony Hanson MW, who gave his top tips for November’s auction.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

EU grants NZ organic wine parity

A new organic wine agreement with the EU means New Zealand’s organic wine certifications will soon be recognised in Europe.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Global wine production set to drop

Wine grape production is set to decline across nearly every major wine producing region in the world in 2014, according to analysts at Rabobank.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Canard-Duchêne bucks Champagne trend

Canard-Duchêne has hailed a “truly historical performance” as it outshone the wider Champagne category by posting 2.5% growth for the first half of 2014.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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