New Zealand Winegrowers has promised to “keep raising the bar” in sustainability through fresh targets, research and louder communications.
Man was brewing fruit wines and beer as early as 7,000BC when it was used in sacred rituals and reserved for pleasure by the prehistoric elite, new research suggests.
Bill St. John picks a selection of “Iberian whites to watch” including a “killer white” from Douro, while Dennis Sodomka recommends a “beauty of a bargain red” from California.
Hardys has launched its own online shop in the UK as a retail showcase for the Australian brand’s top end wines.
Constellation Brands is strengthening its ability to target wine drinkers through mobile platforms, having partnered with Hello Vino – a wine app with 1.5 million users worldwide.
Two tutored masterclasses at this year’s London Wine Fair aim to demonstrate the incredible quality and value of modern Bulgarian and Greek wines.
Echo Falls is to launch a new range of “fruit fusion” wines targeted squarely at both “newbie” and female wine drinkers.
UK consumers under 35 are willing to pay more for wine than older demographics, according to a report for the London Wine Fair.
Vincent Cheung, Asian grand master of the Commanderie de Bordeaux, has been named 2014′s Asian Wine Personality by the drinks business and the Institute of Masters of Wine.
UK wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has revamped its Basingstoke retail outlet to create the Warehouse Shop, which opens later this week.
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