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The week in pictures

A week of firsts: North South Wines’ inaugural tasting, Lidl’s first tasting of the year and Paolozzi’s London debut all washed down with Taittinger at the BAFTAs and Lanson at The Five Fields.

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H&H puts old vats back to work

Madeira producer Henriques & Henriques has put back together several large, 100-year-old, satin wood vats for ageing its young wines.

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Asda launches £5 ‘ProGrigio’ fizz

UK supermarket Asda has launched a £5 bottle of fizz made from Glera, the grape used to make Prosecco, and Pinot Grigio, aptly named ‘ProGrigio’.

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Brexit an opportunity for NZ Méthode Marlborough

The UK’s vote to leave the EU could offer an opportunity for New Zealand’s Méthode Marlborough sparkling wine, with import taxes likely to reduce as Champagne becomes more expensive, says winemaker Daniel Le Brun.

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Australia highlights market prospects in Singapore & Malaysia

Prospects for Australian wines in the Malayan Peninsula are bright, thanks to the success of the country’s high-end fine wines, thinks Wine Australia.

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WOSA: Sandmining on Paardeberg ‘a true blow’

Wines of South Africa (WOSA) has described the decision of the Swartland Municipality to grant two new sandmining licences on the Paardeberg as “a true blow” to the region’s winemakers.

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Frontera to be the official wine of BRITS 2017

Pop stars including Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Robbie Williams and Bruno Mars will be served up wines from Chilean brand Frontera at this year’s BRIT Awards.

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JD.com withdraws fraudulent Lafite

China’s leading e-commerce company, JD.com, has quietly taken down a page where a retailer was trying to sell a Bordeaux wine under the pretence that it was Château Lafite Rothschild.

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Bottleshock: changing the way HK buys wine online

Importer, distributor and now online retailer, Bottleshock has launched its website which includes a flavour and aroma algorithm that ‘demystifies’ the process of buying wine online.

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dbHK eats: Dragon Noodles Academy

Hearing about creative Cantonese cuisine mixed with a theatrical backdrop of martial arts references, dbHK went off to explore an imagined 1960s Hong Kong at Dragon Noodles Academy and serendipitously discovered the best Peking duck in town.

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