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Sunday 21 September 2014

Wine

Cathay launches ‘Wine Lift’ freight service

Cathay Pacific has launched a new aerial freight service specially designed for shipping wine.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

US and Asia boost Bordeaux Index results

A steadying fine wine market with boosts from Asia and the US have given a leg up to Bordeaux Index’s results in the first half of the year.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Auction takes action against wine fraud

The Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild has introduced a new security seal designed to prove the authenticity of each wine sold at its auction next month.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most haunted US bars

Pull up a stool at some of these US bars and you might be sharing your gin and tonic with more than a few otherworldly entities.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 2 Comments »

Q&A with Enrique Pascual García

Enrique Pascual García, president of the Ribera del Duero Consejo Regulador, talks to db about his plans for promoting the wine region in the UK.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Depardieu: ‘I drink 14 bottles of wine a day’

French actor Gerard Depardieu has admitted he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day, often starts drinking before 10am and once killed two lions.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 4 Comments »

US spends $3m on drunk monkey project

A US research body is spending US$3.2 million taxpayers’ money on getting monkeys to drink excessive amounts of alcohol.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Gallo donates $100k to Napa quake fund

The E&J Gallo Winery has donated US$100k to the American Red Cross to help winemakers affected by last month’s earthquake in Napa.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A selection of “easy-going” Australian reds to challenge the country’s “big and burly” reputation and a bargain Spanish red are among this week’s recommendations.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 3 Comments »

Nederburg Auction smashes records

Organisers of the Nederburg Auction have hailed growing demand for high-end South African wines as this year’s event achieved record prices.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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