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Monday 25 May 2015

Wine

Dom Pérignon sets out key to success in 2005

It was not so much quality concerns but a volume shortfall that led so few Champagne houses to make a vintage in 2005, suggested Vincent Chaperon of Dom Pérignon in the wake of its own release from this year.

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Chinese wine market sees huge power shift

There has been a marked move away from top-end wines being the dominant force in the Chinese market, with younger drinkers increasingly enjoying entry-level brands.

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Wine scam rocks Chablis

The head of a large French wine producer has been arrested for allegedly blending other white wines into its Chablis for over a decade.

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IWSC unveils LWF masterclass line-up

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has confirmed its schedule of London Wine Fair masterclasses, which will shine a spotlight on current trends, unfamiliar regions and 2015 medal winners.

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LWF lines up first rare grape tasting

Next week’s London Wine Fair will host the first ever public tasting of wine from the Dureza grape, the recently rescued parent variety of Syrah.

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Rosé tasting shows Provençal dominance

A blind tasting of premium rosés in London recently highlighted the strength of the Provençal style as the benchmark for dry rosés.

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Top 8 London Wine Week events

With London Wine Week just around the corner, we round up the top 8 events to seek out, from brunching like Byron to sipping Château Coutet in the Shard.

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Willow Bridge appoints new winemaker

Following the death of Simon Burnell, who passed away after a windsurfing accident in March, Australian winery Willow Bridge Estate has appointed Kim Horton as its new chief winemaker.

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Champagne must tackle pressing issue

Champagne producers must harness modern technology and expertise to refine the region’s pressing process, believes Dom Pérignon oenologist Vincent Chaperon.

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Bordeaux 2014: getting it right

Rauzan-Segla and a “sublime” Canon appeared to put a little spring in the merchants’ step yesterday afternoon with identical release prices of £375 a case.

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