Wine

Fruit fusions and single serve wines boost Broadland’s sales to £70m

Fruit-flavoured fusions and single serving wine bottles were a vital source of income for drinks giant Broadland Wineries last year.

CIVB names new president

The Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux has named Bernard Farges as its new president after its general assembly this Monday.

Unfiltered: Ryosuke Mashio, UMU

Ryosuke Mashio joined Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant UMU as a commis waiter in 2008 after applying for the role of assistant head sommelier. He transferred to bartending for the restaurant before moving through the ranks to become head sommelier at UMU in 2011. One of the few sommeliers in London to hold in-depth knowledge of both wine and sake, Mashio is also a senior judge at International Wine Challenge Sake.

Nederburg appoints new cellar-master

South African wine producer Libertas Vinyeards and Estates has appointed Lizelle Gerber as the new cellar-master of its flagship wine brand, Nederburg.

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