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Tuesday 30 August 2016 loc: GB

Wine

Dragon 8 drops Downey lawsuit

Hong Kong auction house Dragon 8 has said it has dropped its defamation lawsuit against authentication expert Maureen Downey.

Monday, January 18th, 2016 4 Comments »

Liber Pater owner guilty of fraud

The owner of boutique Graves winery, Liber Pater, has been fined and sentenced to a prison term for fraud after falsely claiming EU subsidies.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Burgundy 2014: lovely reds, stellar whites

As ‘Burgundy Week’ comes to an end, there has been plenty of praise for the whites of 2014 – but also calls to not forget the reds.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

As the drinks industry starts to get back into the swing of things following the festive break, famous former footballers are increasingly getting in on the action.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne’s UNESCO champion dies

Pierre Cheval, the Champagne winemaker who was the driving force behind the region’s UNESCO bid, has died.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Nottingham brewery creates ‘bwine’

A Nottingham brewery has created a hybrid drink made from the fermentation of both malted grains and Pinot Grigio grapes – a drink that is neither beer nor wine, but bwine.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 2 Comments »

db Awards opens with two new categories

Entries are now being accepted for the 14th annual db Awards in May, which will feature two new categories: Best Social Media Campaign and Best Drinks Event.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Second wines back in fashion, says Liv-ex

The first growth’s second wines have been putting more distance between themselves and their parent labels since 2014, according to Liv-ex figures.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 hipster wines at The Ritz

In the week that The Ritz reveals its new wine list including four orange wines, we reveal our top 10 hipster wines at The Ritz.

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

Pignoletto boosts Sainsbury’s Christmas

Sainsbury’s credits strong sales of Italian “Prosecco alternative” Pignoletto for its promising Christmas results, along with booze-laden Christmas puddings.

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 No Comments »

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