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Tuesday 26 July 2016 loc: GB

Wine

Trapiche opens $1.3m Argentine restaurant

Argentina’s Trapiche winery has opened a restaurant on its estate in Mendoza following investment of US$1.3m, adding to Mendoza’s growing wine tourism offer.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Bottle Apostle owners buy Bordeaux estate

The founders of London-based independent wine merchant Bottle Apostle, Andrew Eakin and Naomi Murtagh, have bought Château Puynard in Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

English wine guide omits entire region

Popular US wine education blog Wine Folly has published a guide to English wine with one substantial omission – can you spot it?

Friday, July 15th, 2016 6 Comments »

Ava claims it can ‘clone’ wines without using grapes

The founder of Ava winery is claiming that he and a team of bioengineers are working on turning molecules into fresh wine.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Symington’s head cooper awarded Medal of Honour

Emílio Oliveira, head cooper at Symington Family Estates, has been awarded a rare Medal of Honour by the city of Vila Nova de Gaia in a ceremony held to mark a lifetime’s contribution to Port.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Asda promotes spirit buyer to head up wine team

Asda has promoted its spirit buyer Lynsey Grace, who will head up the retailer’s wine team following the departure of senior buyer of wine, Ed Ashley.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Rock icon Roger Daltrey of The Who was in town to launch his limited edition Champagne this week, while db pondered the Polo over a glass of Louis Roederer.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Le Grand Cros pushes full-bodied Provence rosé

Le Grand Cros is tapping into a growing consumer demand for more full-bodied, food-friendly styles of rosé with its cuvée ‘Aurélia’ 2015.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

The Wine Society to shut French ‘booze-cruise’ shop

The Wine Society is to close its Montreuil Wine Shop in France, admitting that the impending Brexit confirmed it was the right decision.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Liberty bolsters Spanish range

Liberty Wines has added Rioja winery El Coto de Rioja to its portfolio, taking over distribution from Cockburn & Campbell.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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