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Jerry Lockspeiser: The question every wine veteran gets asked- what is the BEST wine?

Published:  18 September, 2015

It happened again last week. I was on a flight from Mallorca to London City airport. It was one of those small planes with just two seats either side of the gangway. She was in an aisle seat and I was bolted in next to the window. I was trapped and I wanted to lie.

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TWE team's walk for The Benevolent raises £25,000

Published:  18 September, 2015

A team from Treasury Wine Estates raised more than £25,000 for trade charity The Benevolent.

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Crus Bourgeois du Médoc to reveal Official Selection at London event

Published:  18 September, 2015

The UK trade will have its first opportunity to taste the Official Selection of the Crus Bourgeois du Médoc's 2013 vintage next week.

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Turkish wine producers prepare to descend on London for 'biggest' trade tasting

Published:  17 September, 2015

Wines of Turkey will be hosting the largest ever number of producers brought together for its trade and press tasting in London in October.

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Bottle-shaped tins to encase Cockburn's Special Reserve in run-up to Christmas

Published:  17 September, 2015

Cockburn's Special Reserve port is to be available in three brightly-coloured tins in selected retail accounts from November.

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Analysis: A rise in white and red wines from Bordeaux demostrate its diversity

Published:  16 September, 2015

Looking beyond red and the hype of en primeur there seems to be a resurgence in white and rosé wines from Bordeaux.

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Caliterra winemaker tips Malbec to do big things in Chile

Published:  16 September, 2015

A leading Chilean winemaker thinks Malbec could be a grape with a big future in the country.

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Italian producer Piccini launches sparkling wine as a competitive alternative to Prosecco

Published:  16 September, 2015

Chianti producer Piccini has launched a sparkling wine made with grapes from Prosecco territory.

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Prestige Champagne cuvée from Taittinger gets UK release

Published:  15 September, 2015

Taittinger is releasing its 2006 vintage Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut this month.

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Raul Diaz and hospitality industry veteran John Davey launch Hospitality Workshops

Published:  15 September, 2015

Following the success of the launching his own programme WineTraining Ltd earlier this year Raul Diaz has partnered with John Davey to offer a comprehensive service and wine training programme for the on-trade called Hospitality Workshops.

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Sparkling wine continues to fizz with on-trade sales up by more than half in a year

Published:  15 September, 2015

Sparkling wine is the star performer in the drinks trade with the value of on-trade sales up by more than half in the year to July 7, according to Nielsen figures in the third quarter market report from the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.

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Accolade buys Chilean producer Viña Anakena

Published:  15 September, 2015

Accolade Wines claims to be the first company to have a presence in each of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, North America and South America after buying Chilean producer Viña Anakena.

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Insights: How effective are sponsorship deals really?

Published:  14 September, 2015

As the Rugby World Cup fast approaches, Harpers.co.uk looks at the lucrative sponsorship deals and the drinks brands lucky enough to have landed them.

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Q&A: Philippe Dhalluin, managing director of Châteaux wines, Château Mouton Rothschild

Published:  14 September, 2015

Dhalluin has been overseeing the winemaking at Mouton Rothschild and several of its estates since 2003. He talks about the joys, as well as the pressures, of leading arguably one of the most iconic wine labels in the world.

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Sparkling wine helps push up online sales by 11% in first quarter of 2015 says WDR

Published:  14 September, 2015

The value of online wine sales rose 11% in the first quarter of 2015 according to analysis by the Wilson Drinks Report.

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Bibendum PLB aims to showcase regional Argentina with two new wine ranges

Published:  14 September, 2015

Bibendum PLB has launched two new wine ranges from Argentina.

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Australian wine bodies unite in call for tax reform and more marketing investment

Published:  14 September, 2015

Two leading Australian wine trade bodies have called on the federal government to make tax reforms and invest more in global marketing to help the industry.

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Riesling competition wins for Luvians and London House

Published:  14 September, 2015

Luvians Bottle Shop in St Andrews has been named retail winner of Wines of Germany's 31 Days of German Riesling promotion this year.

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Gallo launches Canyon Road and adds Barefoot single-serve bottles

Published:  14 September, 2015

Gallo is launching the Canyon Road premium Californian wine brand in the UK market.

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South America | Strength in diversity

Published:  11 September, 2015

Bringing together the flavours and cultures of South America paints a wine picture that's as colourful as it is diverse

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