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Wednesday 28 September 2016 loc: GB

Wine

French wine production falls 10%

Inclement weather, violent hailstorms and spring frosts means that French wine production is likely to be 10% down on 2015, according to the French Ministry for Agriculture.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

No ‘safe level’ of drinking says UK government

The UK Government has agreed to lower the recommended level of alcohol consumption to just 14 units per week following a consultation on a report put forward by the UK’s chief medical officer earlier this year.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

This week’s wine predominantly come from San Luis Obispo and the Rhône Valley, who are both prolifically producing a series of fantastic wines.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

LA’s largest wine estate on sale for $12.8m

The biggest “vine to wine” estate in Los Angeles, complete with an animal rescue ranch, 80-acre vineyard and winery, has been put on the market for US$12.8m.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

Wine tourism investment untapped in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch needs to invest more tourism in order to realize its potential as a leading wine destination, an expert of American wine tourism has claimed.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

HDH to auction off fallen oil man’s collection

The cellar of the late Aubrey McClendon, during his lifetime one of the biggest wine collectors in the US, is to be auctioned off by Hart Davis Hart this September.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Could Bank Holiday see English wine sales rise by 500%?

Bibendum is gearing up for a spike in English wine sales over the Bank Holiday weekend after figures from the same period last year showed a 500% jump compared with the rest of August.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Green wine could be new trend to arrive from Japan

People are usually asked if they want red, white or rosé when offered a glass of wine, but thanks to a new trend in Japan we may now be able to throw green into the mix.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Naked Wine crowdfunds Simpson’s first English fizz

Simpson Wine Estate and Naked Wines has launched a crowdfunding exercise to develop an English sparkling wine brand that will be named by investors – but have already vetoed the name ‘Winey McWineface’.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 3 Comments »

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