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On to the Right Bank

There is always a suspicion that it is the lower cost wines that lead the way off the bottom after a long consolidation, but the Right Bank wines’ performance since the referendum vote gives the lie to that.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

What’s up, Languedoc?

As connoisseurs look beyond Bordeaux for value, fine wines from less celebrated regions are coming to the fore – enter cult Languedoc producer Domaine de la Granges des Pères.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Super Seconds: up, up and away!

Our post referendum trawl of value and performance in the fine market this week brings us to the Super-Seconds. Which are up and which are down?

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Is there trouble ahead for the cult of craft?

Nobody, from the smallest, most lovingly curated one-man operation to the world’s most powerful CEO, would deny that craft is the big story in drinks branding and marketing at the moment.

Saturday, July 16th, 2016 1 Comment »

Birmingham bar bemoans lack of nearby Pokémon hotspots

A craft beer bar in Birmingham has complained that they are losing business because of Pokémon Go.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Spotlight on Collio: Italian region seeks place in the sun

The little Italian region of Collio is hoping that a new awards system can help gets its name on wine lovers’ radars.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Seconds on the move

Most vintages from the first growth and super second sectors have firmed up nicely of late, and the ‘second’ wines of the firsts in particular have been motoring.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

Of Brexit and first growths

As currency fluctuates and stock markets struggle to hold their nerve in the wake of ‘Brexit’, fine wine is gliding on apparently quite unconcerned.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Don’t panic, Captain Mainwaring

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young man in possession of a good fortune must not panic when the do-dah hits the fan. Captain Mainwaring please note.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Chile heralds new wave trends

db rounds up the new trends identified as coming from Chile, as identified by Peter Richards MW and CYT’s winemaker, Marcelo Papa at a recent Wines of Chile briefing.

Monday, June 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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