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Friday 25 July 2014

Wine

Rhône icon makes top three at fine wine sale

A case of 1978 Guigal La Mouline sold for double its high estimate at Christie’s London sale last week.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Opera part 11: Tales of Hoffmann

A drunken poet waxes lyrical as he recounts his loves and losses in the Tales of Hoffmann.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes picks out a “juicy ‘Aussie Côtes-du-Rhône’”, while David Williams recommends an Australian sweet “sticky” – a bargain at just £7.99.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Obituary: Christine Valette-Pariente

Christine Valette-Pariente, co-owner of Château Troplong Mondot in Saint Emilion has died after losing her battle with cancer.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most powerful wine brands 2013

We count down the world’s current top 10 most powerful wine brands, according to the drinks business Power Brands 2013.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 6 Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: What will the others do?

With a mixture of admiration, caution and near indifference, the trade considered the impact of Pontet-Canet’s surprise release this week.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Mario Batali falls foul of NY licensing laws

US celebrity chef Mario Batali has been forced to temporarily close his New York wine shop and pay fines of half a million dollars after breaking New York State liquor laws.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 5 Comments »

Burgundy in pictures

Last week the drinks business was lucky enough to take a trip to sun-drenched Burgundy for the Grands Jours de Bourgogne

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine vs the alphabet

More pseudo-science now as the “Fine wine vs” series tackles the weighty issue of which letter is the most influential in fine wine.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

WSTA confirms 2% slip in UK wine sales

Wine sales in the UK’s on and off-trade dropped by 2% this year, while on-trade alcohol sales dropped by 6%, according to a WSTA report.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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