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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: GB

Wine

Bourgogne comes to Hong Kong

The seventh instalment of the Bourgogne Wines Club, hosted by the BIVB in Hong Kong earlier this week, saw a group of sommeliers blind taste 8 Chablis Premier Cru wines and assign Left or Right Bank to each.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Fifth edition of ‘BBB’ a success

The fifth edition of ‘Bien Boire en Beaujolais’ (BBB) saw 1,500 visitors descend on the region for the annual tasting.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 No 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 »

Rolland and the deafening silence of the press

Bordeaux 2015 – a great year, or over-hyped? Renowned consultant and general Bordelais big shot Michel Rolland is in no two minds about it, and isn’t shy about slamming his critics.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 2 Comments »

Vins de Provence paints Hong Kong pink

Vins de Provence has hosted an art-jamming workshop and rosé tasting in Hong Kong, a market which saw sales of rosé grow 32% in 2015.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 new products of the month

March was a sparkling month for new releases in the world of drinks, with Prosecco, Champagne and English fizz galore.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Upward trends

If you’re an investor, remember that you never ‘own’ a case of wine – you’re merely holding on to it in the hope of a return.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

iDealwine update: reliable Haut-Brion

Château Haut-Brion is no longer quite the pre-eminent premier grand cru classé claret at auction, but where it does trump the likes of Mouton and Lafite is in its price stability.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Freixenet ‘receives buyout offer’

Reports have emerged that Spain’s biggest Cava producer, Freixenet, has received a buyout offer.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Malbec Masters 2015: the results

Far from inky, over-extracted tongue-strippers, most Malbecs being produced around the world today demonstrate a remarkable sense of balance, as our Malbec Global Masters made clear.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

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