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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on

Published:  07 March, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.


Moet Hennessey launches sparkling Argentinian wine

Eduardo Chadwick and Patrick McGrath remember Michael Cox

Fairtrade Fortnight:

Jo Wehring, UK market manager for Wines of South Africa, talks Fairtrade

Bernard Fontannaz, founder of Origin Wine, on why Fairtrade is important for business as a whole

In the spotlight: Fairtrade issues in South Africa

Financial corner:

This week Loch Lomond is sold, Brown- Forman released third quarter results and Avery is struggling as a result of en primeur's decline: 

Loch Lomond Distillery Company acquired by private equity

Avery's falls into red as demand for en primeur declines

Brown-Forman raises fiscal outlook for 2014

Q&As subscriber only content:

Guillaume Deglise: Big interview Vinexpo's new ceo and his plans so modernise the show

Isabell Kanaan and Sébastien du Boullay, Sud de France


This week Hugh Jones talks about using the public in wine assessment, Jason Wilson weighs in on blush wines and Tim Atkins MW questions 100 point wines: 

Hugh Jones: Should we be using the public more when tasting and assessing wines?

Jason Wilson: It is finally time to take 'blush' seriously?

Tim Atkin MW: Can we really believe it when a wine is awarded 100 points?

Reviews  & Openings

Review of Bar Tozino

City Social to open in London's Tower 42