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Wine

Premium wine sales to grow in the US

California’s Silicon Valley Bank has predicted sales of premium wine ($12 to $25) in the US to grow between 10 to 14% in 2017, as a trend toward premiumisation continues and price increases take effect.

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Litmus releases £35 English Pinot Noir

UK-based international wine business consultancy Litmus Wines has released its first Red Pinot Noir since 2011 – with an RRP of £30-£35.

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Wei Long winery aborts organic project in China

Chinese winery Wei Long Grape Wine Co is axing its organic wine project, less than a year after the company first announced the scheme last May.

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Jackson Family Wines launches 2013 Vérité and Cardinale in HK

Jackson Family Wines launched its latest 2013 vintage from two of its premium California wineries – Vérité and Cardinale – in Hong Kong this week including two wines awarded 100 points by Robert Parker.

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Fine wine investment: Petrus and the Fire Rooster

After a few years of muted activity in the wake of the government crackdown on corruption, China’s fine wine drinkers are showing signs of life again. Will the Year of the Rooster mark a return to form?

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Frescobaldi global sales up 6%

Driven by strong demand from the US, global wine sales at Tuscany’s renowned Frescobaldi wine group have increased by around 6% in value in 2016 compared with 2015, according its president, Marchesi Leonardo Frescobaldi.

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10 stellar South African Chenins

As the 2017 South African white grape harvest gets under way, we pick out 10 Chenins which display that magical combination of freshness, tension and mellifluous fruit that so many SA winemakers do so well.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Merchants underestimate fine wine’s resurgence

Fine wine merchants were caught out by the surge in the secondary market last year, with 98% underestimating its eventual close.

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CVNE revives old Monopole style with ‘Clásico’ release

Rioja winery CVNE has launched its Monopole Clásico 2014 – a remake of the traditional style of Monopole wine it used to produce more than 40 years ago.

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Lanson signs five-year deal with the 02

Champagne Lanson has signed a five-year deal with London venue The O2, which will give it exclusive pouring rights at its public bars and see the opening of a new Lanson-branded Champagne bar.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

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