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Friday 21 October 2016 loc: GB

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Chinese blind-tasting team claims shock victory

A team of wine tasters from China has claimed a surprise victory at the fourth La Revue de Vin de France Tasting World Championship in France.

Monday, October 10th, 2016 1 Comment »

dbHK announces early bird rate for HITT

Teams now have until 2 September to register at the early bird rate for this year’s Hong Kong International Top Tasters (HITT) event on 22 October.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 No Comments »

English fizz triumphs in Paris judgment

Sacrilege on the streets of Paris this week, as France’s top wine judges rated English sparkling higher than Champagne in a blind tasting.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016 2 Comments »

Ruinart Challenge winners announced

The winner and two runner-ups from the Ruinart Challenge 2016, which tests sommeliers in their blind tasting abilities and wine knowledge, have been revealed.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

English and Welsh fizz aiming to hit MCC for six

The cricket-themed ‘MCC Sparkling Wine Challenge’ will pit English and Welsh fizz against Methode Cap Classique wines in a blind tasting in Cape Town on Sunday.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Final call for Pinot Noir Masters entries

Final entries for db‘s Pinot Noir Masters are now being received ahead of the deadline on Friday 18 December.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

db HK launches blind tasting competition

the drinks business Hong Kong is inviting wine enthusiasts to take part in its first blind tasting competition, which will take place in Hong Kong later this year.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

France takes the world blind tasting crown

France has beaten reigning champions Belgium in the second annual world blind tasting championship.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Tony Verdin: a tribute

The funeral takes place today, Friday, of former UK wine merchant and restaurateur Tony Verdin, who died aged 81 last week.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Test your blind wine tasting skills and win

The authors of a book designed to help wine lovers refine their blind tasting skills are giving db readers the chance to win a copy by taking part in a quiz.

Friday, June 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

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