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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: GB

Wine

Veuve releases pink fizz with personalised voice message

Veuve Clicquot has unveiled a limited edition gift box of its rosé Champagne that allows consumers to pre-record a voicemail message which will play upon opening the box.

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Smartphone gadget turns fruit into alcohol

A new gadget, controlled by your smartphone, claims to be able to turn leftover fruit into mead, cider, or wine.

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New on Wine List Confidential: The Laughing Heart

Pure poetry from The Laughing Heart, which laughs all the way into the overall top 10 London wine lists on Wine List Confidential.

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Malbec Masters 2016: results and analysis

For a long time, Malbec has been the preserve of Argentina, with producers there taking the French grape and making it their own. But while the country still reigns supreme, it faces stiff competition from its neighbour, Chile.

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Spain’s women in wine to watch

In the second instalment of our Spanish women in wine to watch feature, we flag up nine rising stars blazing a trail at their respective estates.

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Starbucks pulls alcohol from US stores

Starbucks is ending its experimental Starbucks Evenings programme – which had offered a menu of beer and wine – at over 400 US outlets.

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Uzbekistan raises duty on domestic alcohol

Uzbekistan has raised excise duties for domestically produced alcoholic beverages, but will maintain excise duties for imported products.

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The best-selling Spanish wine brands in UK retailers

Spanish wine has taken a bit of a beating in UK retailers, with overall volume sales falling in the last year. But, with the bulk of the market led by the unidentified generics and bulk, Spanish brands have been rather more bullish.

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Coravin Asia announces change in management

Coravin’s APAC marketing director, Sanam Thakur has been promoted to APAC managing director, following the departure of Christian Pillsbury who will move back to the US to pursue personal projects.

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Masters of Wine to host fundraising auction

The Institute of Masters of Wine is to hold an auction and dinner in November this year at Bonham’s in London “to help secure the future of the Institute”.

Monday, January 9th, 2017 No Comments »

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