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Courvoisier pushes punch using Dickens link

Published:  09 November, 2011

Courvoisier is continuing with its misson to promote punch with a new, Christmas-themed Charles Dickens tour around London.

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The George of Stamford wins Champagne Taittinger wine list award

Published:  09 November, 2011

Condé Nast Johansens has announced The George of Stamford, Lincolnshire as the overall winner of the 30th Champagne Taittinger Wine List Award, 2012.

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Blog: Behind the scenes at Jancis Robinson MW Wine Future tasting

Published:  09 November, 2011


Wine styles and varieties that "deserve more attention" were the focus of the 15 wines chosen by Jancis Robinson MW for her major tasting at Wine Future in Hong Kong

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Results of German Wine Institute Pinot Noir tasting announced

Published:  09 November, 2011

German Pinot Noir came up trumps at a recent International Pinot Noir tasting, with seven of the judges' top 10 wines coming from Germany.

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Glenfiddich announces 2011 Malt Mastermind winner

Published:  09 November, 2011

David Sinclair of The Bar at the Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland, has won this year's Glenfiddich Malt Mastermind.

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Jack Daniel's sponsors "ultimate theatre challenge"

Published:  08 November, 2011

Jack Daniel's Single Barrel is linking up with The Old Vic to sponsor what it describes as "the ultimate theatre challenge".

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Stiffy's vodka ruled irresponsible over sexually suggestive name

Published:  08 November, 2011

Stiffy's vodka liqueur products will be removed from sale after a ruling from the drinks watchdog said the name is inappropriately linked to sexual success.

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Wines in the press - November 4-6

Published:  08 November, 2011

The Guardian
Sometimes it's good to discover a wine that's quite straightforward and uncomplicated, says Fiona Beckett.

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Robert Parker holds "greatest tasting ever of young wine" at Wine Future Hong Kong

Published:  08 November, 2011


US wine critic Robert Parker described his Magical 20 tasting of Bordeaux 2009s at Wine Future in Hong Kong as the greatest tasting ever of young wine, and most certainly in China.

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SWA slams alcohol free whisky product as illegal

Published:  07 November, 2011

The Scotch Whisky Association has slammed a new product which claims to be the world's first alcohol free whisky as illegal, saying that it will confuse consumers by unfairly trading on whisky's reputation.

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Balblair launches 2001 vintage and new whisky centre

Published:  07 November, 2011

Single malt Scotch whisky Balblair is celebrating the launch of its latest vintage with the opening of a new visitor centre.

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Global wine community agrees system for CO2 emissions

Published:  07 November, 2011

The global wine community has agreed a standardised system for calculating the industry's carbon dioxide and greehouse gas emissions.

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Robert Parker admits his influence on wine world is "on the wane"

Published:  07 November, 2011

US wine critic Robert Parker has admitted to Wine Future Hong Kong that his star may be on "wane" but that his influence has always been greatly over played.

 

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China on course for 100 million case market in 10 years

Published:  07 November, 2011

The Chinese wine market is expected to be worth 50 million 9 litre cases within five years, and up to 100 milllion 9 litre cases in 10 years.

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Randall Grahm predicts a future with nutritional wines

Published:  07 November, 2011


Maverick Californian winemaker Randall Grahm predicted a Garden of Eden-style world of future vineyards making nutritional wines that are deemed to be good for you.

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Francis Ford Coppola tells Wine Future great wine making is like making a film

Published:  06 November, 2011


Film director Francis Ford Coppola likened wine making to film making in his address to the Wine Future conference in Hong Kong.

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Chinese consumers need time to understand wines they like, says China's head of Christie's

Published:  06 November, 2011


The Chinese wine market needs time to evolve before the industry can truly determine what are the key wine trends and consumer likes and dislikes, according to Simon Tam, head of auction house, Christie's Chinese division.

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Fine wine must crack supply chain issues to achieve full potential, says Liv-ex chief

Published:  06 November, 2011


The future of the international fine wine market rests on radical changes to the supply chain and accounting systems used by most of the major global players, according to James Miles, head of fine wine trading website, Liv-ex.

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Sommelier advice at touch of a button

Published:  04 November, 2011

Wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd is launching a virtual sommerlier app in partnership with mobile phone manufacturer Vertu.

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VIDEO: Channel Island enjoys its first grape harvest

Published:  04 November, 2011

A tiny island in the English Channel, which is without cars or streetlights and is home to just 600 people, has become the world's newest wine region.

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