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Hungarian wines and spirits in spotlight at Malux spring tasting

Published:  05 February, 2016

Hungarian food-and-wine wine specialist Malux will be showcasing around 80 wines and spirits from 11 small, family producers at its spring London tasting in March.


Wines from Rioja to drive UK growth as sales outpace the market

Published:  03 February, 2016

Wines from Rioja is to extend its marketing activities in the UK as sales of Rioja continue to outpace the market.


Analysis: Catalonia's rebellious Penedès region

Published:  26 January, 2016

In Catalonia, a region that has been actively trying to secede from Spain for the last 300 years, Catalans are nothing if not determined to shake up the staus quo..


Berry Bros predicts millennial flight to Old World quality

Published:  06 January, 2016

The millennial generation's quest for authenticity and the experience of discovery will lead it back to the classic wine regions this year, Berry Bros & Rudd has claimed in its New Year predictions.


Scottish minimum unit pricing for alcohol hangs in balance against EU free trade laws

Published:  23 December, 2015

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the Scottish Government's case for minimum unit pricing [MUP] for alcohol could be in breach of free trade laws if tax-based measures could deliver a fairer and equally effective result with regard to protecting public health.


Geoffrey Dean: Cyprus' quality-focused wines and developed tourism is winning a combination

Published:  15 December, 2015

Wine drinkers who love nothing better than unearthing a hidden gem should look no further than Cyprus.


Italy Supplement: Baffling but never boring

Published:  04 December, 2015

For those who really 'get Italy', like plenty in the trade, that riotous mix of individual producers, regional styles and native grapes is a big part of what makes Italian wine so special. Italophiles would have it no other way - this is a land to get lost in and never escape from. But in high-tax Britain on the High Street that complexity is a bit of an issue.


Harvest hailstorms fail to marr first-rate Chablis vintage

Published:  02 November, 2015

Winemakers are reporting an excellent Chablis vintage this year, despite potential turmoil caused by hailstorms as the harvest began.


Rioja 10 x 10: 100 of Rioja's Top Wines 2015

Published:  30 October, 2015

Record 2015 harvest set to push English wines to new heights

Published:  30 October, 2015

The English wine industry is set to break £100 million this year on the back of an excellent harvest, according to reports from the Wine & Spirits Trade Association.


Analysis: Gavin Quinney weighs in on the Bordeaux harvest 2015 and how the 'rule of five' may come into play

Published:  30 October, 2015

As the harvest draws to a close in Bordeaux, Gavin Quinney talks us through the early predictions and explains why the 'Bordeaux rule of five' is likely to come into play this year


Tim Atkin MW: Has Alberto Antonini opted to lead rather than follow the market?

Published:  30 October, 2015

Tim Atkin asks whether Alberto Antonini has decided to break away from more traditional styles of wine defined by the likes of Michel Rolland and to forge his own path.


Justin Keay: Could Puglia be the new Tuscany?

Published:  23 October, 2015

Justin Keay takes a deep look at the Puglia wine region and investigates whether it should be considered the 'new' Tuscany.


James Lawrence: Does Chianti have an image problem in the premium wine category?

Published:  16 October, 2015

James Lawrence examines the background to Chianti's continuing struggle for recognition in the premium wine category.


Italy overtakes France again as world's leading wine producer

Published:  12 October, 2015

Italy has regained its position as the world's largest wine producer this year, according to figures submitted to the European Union.


Spain Supplement: Digesting Spain's wine evolution

Published:  09 October, 2015

Alsace throws spotlight on terroir and food pairings with autumn promotional push

Published:  06 October, 2015

Alsace wines are getting an autumn promotional boost in the UK with an online sponsorship and trade tasting.


Matthew Clark beefs up premium Italian and Spanish wine ranges as top-end sales surge

Published:  02 October, 2015

Matthew Clark has added 35 premium wines from Italy and Spain to its portfolio in response to a surge in demand from the top-end on-trade.


Ribera del Duero and Rueda combine for UK push

Published:  30 September, 2015

The Spanish wine regions of Ribera del Duero and Rueda are teaming up for a series of trade and consumer events under the banner of the Two Rs Roadshow in October and November.


English wine production predicted to double over next seven years says WSTA

Published:  29 September, 2015

English vineyards could double in capacity and production over the next seven years, a group of MPs have been told on a trip to Rathfinny Wine Estate in Sussex.