db’s Lucy Shaw talks food memories, wine epiphanies, explosions, pizza and poodles with revered Italian chef Giorgio Locatelli.
Japan is tightening rules for its wine industry, requiring all products labelled as Japanese wine to be made entirely from grapes grown within the country.
A surgeon has launched legal action against an air conditioning company, claiming it destroyed his £200,000 wine collection.
One in five people over the age of 65 drink to “unsafe levels”, according to a study by King’s College London.
A winemaking venture set up to support Maule farmers in the wake of Chile’s 2010 earthquake is due to see its first result launch in the UK next month.
More details have emerged of the “exceptional” Krug tasting experience that will be auctioned in New York this September.
An Australian Tempranillo that would “put a number of Riojas to shame” and a selection of “seriously good” wines from Chile feature in this week’s round up.
Naked Wines has launched a “text for wine” service for its customers – the “first of its kind” in the trade.
Château Mouton Rothschild has overtaken fellow first growth Lafite as the most searched for wine on Liv-ex.
Australia’s Leeuwin Estate has released the 2013 vintage of its “Art Series” Riesling, which it has declared one of its “finest”.
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