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Friday 30 September 2016 loc: GB

Pinot Noir

South Africa’s top 10 fastest-growing grape plantings

As South African winemakers continue to test the limits of their country’s terroir, we count down the top 10 fastest-growing grape varieties on the Cape.

Monday, September 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Oregon Pinot Noir’s are paired alongside a selection of sparkling whites in this week’s spotlight on the best wines in the US press.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Loosen: High alcohol ‘doesn’t suit Pinot Noir’

Ernie Loosen, the exuberant Mosel winemaker, has said that he believes New World Pinot Noir shouldn’t have high alcohol levels which can mask its subtle expression and upset “its balance and finesse.”

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Sparkling wine sales up 58% in UK on-trade

Sales of sparkling wine continue to soar, with Liberty’s latest premium on-trade report revealing value sales are up by 58.3% at top UK restaurants and bars.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Glasgow ‘the capital of Prosecco sales’, Aldi claims

Glasgow is the ‘capital’ of Prosecco, discounter Aldi has claimed, after it published a map showing hot-spots for different wines across the UK.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

John Torode launches rosé with McGuigan Wines

TV chef John Torode may have found Australia’s answer to Provencal rosé with a new pale pink wine made in partnership with McGuigan Wines.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

NZ Winegrowers sets indies Pinot prize challenge

New Zealand Winegrowers is challenging independent UK retailers to create the best New Zealand Pinot Noir marketing campaign for the chance to win a trip to the Pinot Noir NZ Celebration in Wellington next year.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines for Independence Day

From pink Grenache to Columbia Valley Cabernet, we’ve compiled a broad selection of US wines for fourth of July celebrations.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Gamay still battling Beaujolais Nouveau hangover

Consumers too often dismiss Gamay as a light and fruity, low tannin wine despite it being capable of producing complex “Pinot Noir-like” wines with the capacity to age, says one leading Beaujolais winemaker.

Friday, July 1st, 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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