Viewing entries posted in February 2014

View full post titled - 'US wine exports increase despite drought'

US wine exports increase despite drought

Drought-stricken California responsible for pushing exports to record levels

Posted by Rachel England on 27 February 2014

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View full post titled - 'Fairtrade wine sales jump 15% in 2013'

Fairtrade wine sales jump 15% in 2013

They taste good and they do good – Fairtrade wines are gaining popularity throughout the UK

Posted by Rachel England on 26 February 2014

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View full post titled - '‘Increasingly knowledgeable’ London diners choosing more expensive wines'

‘Increasingly knowledgeable’ London diners choosing more expensive wines

Adventurous diners also more willing to try lesser-known wines

Posted by Rachel England on 24 February 2014

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View full post titled - 'Sales of Rioja rocket to new record'

Sales of Rioja rocket to new record

Rioja sales surpass previous records set before economic downturn

Posted by Rachel England on 21 February 2014

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View full post titled - '10 celebrity wine connoisseurs'

10 celebrity wine connoisseurs

Wine is much more than a passing interest for these famous collectors

Posted by Rachel England on 20 February 2014

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View full post titled - 'Taste test reveals perfect alcohol level for Cabernet Sauvignon'

Taste test reveals perfect alcohol level for Cabernet Sauvignon

Consumers rate intermediate alcohol levels most highly

Posted by Rachel England on 18 February 2014

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View full post titled - 'Laffite/Lafitte battle spills over into China'

Laffite/Lafitte battle spills over into China

Lafitte claims “judicial harassment” following Lafite complaint to China’s trademark office

Posted by Rachel England on 18 February 2014

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View full post titled - 'French exports drop with gloomy year ahead predicted'

French exports drop with gloomy year ahead predicted

Small harvests mean consumers can expect 30% price increase in still wines

Posted by Rachel England on 17 February 2014

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View full post titled - 'Lalique chairman buys Sauternes estate Lafaurie-Peyraguey'

Lalique chairman buys Sauternes estate Lafaurie-Peyraguey

Multimillionaire Silvio Denz has purchased Lafaurie-Peyraguey from global energy firm, GDF Suez.

Posted by Aaron McDonald on 12 February 2014

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View full post titled - 'Liv-ex boss says fine wine storage Vine could be a ‘game changer’'

Liv-ex boss says fine wine storage Vine could be a ‘game changer’

Liv-ex managing director James Miles has hailed the company’s new storage concept as a “game changer”.

Posted by Aaron McDonald on 11 February 2014

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