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Wine

John Szabo MS launches volcanic wines book

Canadian Master Sommelier and wine critic John Szabo has launched a first-of-its-kind book focusing on wines made from grapes grown on volcanic soils.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

‘Incredible’ results for Avery family cellar

Christie’s auction of the Avery family’s fine wine cellar in London this week saw “incredible results”, according to the auctioneer.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

California 2016: ‘average’ yields ‘exceptional’ fruit

California’s 2016 wine harvest has resulted in average yields but “exceptional fruit”, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Virgin Wines vows to hold prices until Christmas

Online wine retailer Virgin Wines has vowed to hold its prices in the run up to Christmas, despite the volatility of sterling.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

TWE opens flagship Penfolds store in Shanghai

Australian wine giant Treasury Wine Estates has opened its Penfolds flagship store in Shanghai, the same day as it officially released its Penfolds 2016 collection.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne 2016: no rush to celebration… yet

After the vineyards were battered by a series of atrocious weather at the beginning of the year, the state of the harvest in Champagne in 2016 has given producers some cause for hope.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Margaux appoints new managing director

Château Margaux has appointed Philippe Bascaules as its new managing director but he will also remain director of winemaking at Inglenook in California.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Jackson appoints négociants for Cardinale and Vérité

Jackson Family Wines has appointed five of Bordeaux’s top négociants to handle the international distribution for its Californian wineries Cardinale and Vérité.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Profits at Off-Piste Wines rise 10%

Wine distributor Off-Piste Wines saw turnover and profits rise 10% during 2015, despite the challenging UK retail landscape.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

McGuigan launches its first Australian Malbec

McGuigan Wines has added its first single varietal Malbec to its Black Label range, offering an Australian take on a classic Argentine variety

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

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