HEADLINES

    Bordeaux 2016: Guiraud out early

    Out as early as James Suckling’s scores, Sauternes estate Château Guiraud has released its 2016 wine en primeur, with no price change on the 2015 vintage, so that buyers will already know the price of the wine when tasting it.

    WSTA: Brexit could see ‘resurgence of alcohol smugglers’

    The WSTA has warned that UK ports could face severe delays and gridlocks that could prompt a resurgence of alcohol smugglers if plans to ensure frictionless borders before the UK leaves the EU are not put in place.

    Gallo snaps up Napa vineyard

    US-based wine producer E&J Gallo Winery has acquired Stagecoach, a 1,300 acre vineyard in Napa Valley in California, for an undisclosed sum.

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Recent Magazine Articles

Wine closures: the facts

Whether it be cork, plastic or aluminium, winemakers are spoilt for choice when it comes to stoppers. Patrick Schmitt MW considers the performance of each closure type.

A rosé revolution: the five styles of pink wine

Rosé may have a reputation of being a fun drink with little sophistication but a new wave of winemakers are bucking the trend by using various methods to add complexity to the wine. We consider the five styles on the market today.

Cool climate vision for Paris

A new international show for cool-climate wines will highlight this sector’s opportunities and trends next week. Db gets the highlights.

Gallery

Cocktails inspired by chef’s signature dishes

As the lines between food and drink become increasingly blurred, London-based mixologist Matt Whiley has launched a cocktail list inspired by top chefs’ signature dishes.

Vodka is back on bartenders’ radars

Five top international bartenders tell db’s Lucy Shaw why vodka has had a rough ride recently, and how this most versatile of spirits continues to inspire them.

ProWein 2017: Exhibitor Highlights

In our second preview of ProWein 2017, we highlight some of the activities exhibitors will be putting on during the annual trade show, which opens on Sunday.