Viewing entries posted in October 2015

View full post titled - 'Global wine production up 2%'

Global wine production up 2%

Global wine production is up and Italy has once again been named the world’s biggest producer

Posted by Rachel England on 30 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'Rhone winemakers report top-notch 2015 harvest'

Rhone winemakers report top-notch 2015 harvest

Concerns over bouts of heavy rain appear to be unfounded

Posted by Rachel England on 28 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'Wine throughout history: The prehistoric age'

Wine throughout history: The prehistoric age

In the first of a new series exploring wine through the ages, we look at the evidence of the very first wine production and the role it played in prehistoric civilisation

Posted by Rachel England on 27 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'How is the industry fighting back against counterfeit wine?'

How is the industry fighting back against counterfeit wine?

Fakes and forgeries have plagued the wine business since the days of classical Rome. What measures are being taken to stop the fraudsters?

Posted by Rachel England on 27 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'UK sees 41% rise in wine producers'

UK sees 41% rise in wine producers

The number of wine producers in the UK has grown by more than 40% in the last year

Posted by Rachel England on 27 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'Mouton Rothschild and Haut-Brion lead Sotheby’s latest London auction'

Mouton Rothschild and Haut-Brion lead Sotheby’s latest London auction

The sale made £769,437, with Bordeaux and Burgundy leading the pack

Posted by Rachel England on 26 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'Xi Jinping enjoys Haut-Brion and English sparkling wine during state visit'

Xi Jinping enjoys Haut-Brion and English sparkling wine during state visit

A UK state banquet held for the visiting Chinese president included 1989 Haut Brion, 2009 English sparkling wine and vintage Port

Posted by Rachel England on 23 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'Five weird wine inventions'

Five weird wine inventions

They say necessity is the mother of invention, but you have to ask just how necessary some of these ‘intriguing’ inventions really are

Posted by Rachel England on 23 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'Chateau Mouton Rothschild unveils 2013 label illustration'

Chateau Mouton Rothschild unveils 2013 label illustration

A mesmerising design by Korean artist Lee Ufan will grace the bottle of Mouton’s 2013 vintage

Posted by Rachel England on 22 October 2015

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View full post titled - 'Rare Dom Perignon to lead New York sale'

Rare Dom Perignon to lead New York sale

Wally’s forthcoming Champagne-dominated auction will feature a rare 1966 Dom Perignon

Posted by Rachel England on 21 October 2015

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