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Saturday 18 April 2015

Wine

‘On fire’ rosé ready for upmarket push

Rosé is showing signs of a real opportunity to push into higher price points as this booming category wins over Champagne drinkers and finds listings at top restaurants.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Lunch with Robert Parker up for grabs

Robert Parker is offering a private lunch for 11 guests with him and 24 bottles from his cellar at a charity auction in Washington DC later this month.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic buys Naked Wines

UK wine merchant, Majestic, has bought the online retailer Naked Wines for £70 million and appointed its founder Rowan Gormley as CEO.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 2 Comments »

Barossa champion Bob McLean dies

Bob McLean, a pioneering force for Barossa Valley wine, died this morning aged 67 after being diagnosed with liver cancer last year.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Badet Clément purchases Languedoc co-op

Burgundian négociant, Badet Clément, has announced the acquisition of the Languedoc-based Monze Cave Cooperative making it a larger player in the French region.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

US frat boys rapped for 2,000-can beer haul

Four underage students had their spring break celebrations cut short after their cargo of nearly 2,000 cans of beer was confiscated by Alabama state police.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 worst estates for en primeur returns

Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A budget Burgundy, “elegant” 2005 Rioja and an Israeli Cabernet from the owner of Château Lafite have been making the headlines this week.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Bertrand shows off spiritual dimension

Gérard Bertrand has released a £150 Languedoc expression that he describes as the result of a “spiritual journey” incorporating biodynamics and quantum theory.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

French giant moves into Côte D’Or

Les Grands Chais de France has made its first step into northern Burgundy with the acquisition of Beaune négociant Tresch Clerget.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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