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Taittinger chief says English 'invented' Champagne by mistake
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Taittinger chief says English 'invented' Champagne by mistake

wines- January 31, 2019

Taittinger chief says English 'invented' Champagne by mistake Oddbins owner facing uncertain future, say reports Pitt and Jolie-owned Miraval to launch 'Studio' rosé wine

Anson: Margaux 2011 vs 2012 – How the wines taste now
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Anson: Margaux 2011 vs 2012 – How the wines taste now

wines- January 31, 2019

Anson: Margaux 2011 vs 2012 - How the wines taste now Best French wines: 100 point scores First taste: Brancott Estate Chosen Rows Pinot Noir ...

Oddbins owner facing uncertain future, say reports
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Oddbins owner facing uncertain future, say reports

wines- January 29, 2019

The owner of one of the best known UK wine retailers, Oddbins, has reportedly appointed a financial advisory firm to help it with next steps ...

Pitt and Jolie-owned Miraval to launch 'Studio' rosé wine
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Pitt and Jolie-owned Miraval to launch 'Studio' rosé wine

wines- January 29, 2019

Oddbins owner facing uncertain future, say reports Pitt and Jolie-owned Miraval to launch 'Studio' rosé wine Young Sommelier trophy announced in honour of Gerard Basset

Young Sommelier trophy announced in honour of Gerard Basset
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Young Sommelier trophy announced in honour of Gerard Basset

wines- January 29, 2019

The British branch of a centuries-old gastronomic society, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, has announced a new trophy for young sommeliers, in honour of Gerard Basset OBE ...

Sotheby's plan highest-estimated wine auction in history
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Sotheby's plan highest-estimated wine auction in history

wines- January 28, 2019

Sotheby's plan highest-estimated wine auction in history Jefford: Challenge Burgundy Ten km run held in Moldovan underground wine cellar

Jefford: Challenge Burgundy
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Jefford: Challenge Burgundy

wines- January 28, 2019

Andrew Jefford is brought to book... Back in January 2018, I wrote a Decanter magazine column about my personal lack of success in Burgundy purchasing. ...

Comment: The evolution of the tasting room
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Comment: The evolution of the tasting room

wines- January 27, 2019

Comment: The evolution of the tasting room Apsley Gorge: Brian Franklin's Burgundian odyssey in Tasmania Lambrusco: Back on the menu plus top wines worth trying ...

Ten km run held in Moldovan underground wine cellar
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Ten km run held in Moldovan underground wine cellar

wines- January 25, 2019

Ten km run held in Moldovan underground wine cellar South Africa’s top wine export markets in 2018 Angélus owners buy Bordeaux restaurant

South Africa’s top wine export markets in 2018
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South Africa’s top wine export markets in 2018

wines- January 25, 2019

Angélus owners buy Bordeaux restaurant Burns Night 2019: Wines and whiskies to match with haggis China drives Australian wine exports rise in 2018

Angélus owners buy Bordeaux restaurant
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Angélus owners buy Bordeaux restaurant

wines- January 24, 2019

The family owners of Château Angélus have expanded their investment in Bordeaux’s fine dining scene by purchasing Gabriel restaurant in the city centre. Gabriel lies ...

Angélus owners buy Bordeaux restaurant
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Angélus owners buy Bordeaux restaurant

wines- January 24, 2019

The family owners of Château Angélus have expanded their investment in Bordeaux’s fine dining scene by purchasing Gabriel restaurant in the city centre. Gabriel lies ...

Burns Night 2019: Wines and whiskies to match with haggis
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Burns Night 2019: Wines and whiskies to match with haggis

wines- January 24, 2019

Burns Night 2019: Wines and whiskies to match with haggis China drives Australian wine exports rise in 2018 New manager for Lafite and Catena venture, ...

Anson: Tasting Château Angélus wines back to 1996
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Anson: Tasting Château Angélus wines back to 1996

wines- January 24, 2019

Anson: Tasting Château Angélus wines back to 1996 Exploring the nine towns of Chianti Classico Western Australian Chardonnay panel tasting results Napa new releases to ...

What are the best Lidl wines to buy?
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What are the best Lidl wines to buy?

wines- January 24, 2019

Lidl introduce plenty of new world wines to their range, launching in stores on 24 January 2019... Lidl’s latest Wine Tour focusses on the new ...

Exploring the nine towns of Chianti Classico
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Exploring the nine towns of Chianti Classico

wines- January 23, 2019

Getting to know Chianti Classico is all in the detail. Monty Waldin traverses Tuscany’s hillsides discovering its slopes, soils and Sangiovese styles... Tuscany’s Renaissance artists ...

China drives Australian wine exports rise in 2018
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China drives Australian wine exports rise in 2018

wines- January 23, 2019

China drives Australian wine exports rise in 2018 New manager for Lafite and Catena venture, Bodegas Caro Michelin France 2019: Beaucastel and Lafaurie-Peyraguey owners see ...

New manager for Lafite and Catena venture, Bodegas Caro
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New manager for Lafite and Catena venture, Bodegas Caro

wines- January 23, 2019

New manager for Lafite and Catena venture, Bodegas Caro Michelin France 2019: Beaucastel and Lafaurie-Peyraguey owners see stars Whiskies dominate Christie’s top 10 ‘wine lots’ ...

Western Australian Chardonnay panel tasting results
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Western Australian Chardonnay panel tasting results

wines- January 22, 2019

Although the 2017 vintage was less impressive than 2016 and 2015, this tasting delivered some exceptional quality Chardonnays with regional personality. Anthony Rose reports... 60 ...

Michelin France 2019: Beaucastel and Lafaurie-Peyraguey owners see stars
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Michelin France 2019: Beaucastel and Lafaurie-Peyraguey owners see stars

wines- January 22, 2019

Michelin France 2019: Beaucastel and Lafaurie-Peyraguey owners see stars Whiskies dominate Christie’s top 10 ‘wine lots’ for 2018 US Supreme Court hears dispute on wine ...

Whiskies dominate Christie’s top 10 ‘wine lots’ for 2018
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Whiskies dominate Christie’s top 10 ‘wine lots’ for 2018

wines- January 21, 2019

Whiskies dominate Christie’s top 10 ‘wine lots’ for 2018 US Supreme Court hears dispute on wine selling rules Barolo patriarch Beppe Colla dies

US Supreme Court hears dispute on wine selling rules
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US Supreme Court hears dispute on wine selling rules

wines- January 18, 2019

US Supreme Court hears dispute on wine selling rules Barolo patriarch Beppe Colla dies Are US millennials giving wine the cold shoulder?

Barolo patriarch Beppe Colla dies
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Barolo patriarch Beppe Colla dies

wines- January 18, 2019

Barolo patriarch Beppe Colla dies Are US millennials giving wine the cold shoulder? Wine world legend Gerard Basset OBE MW MS dies

Are US millennials giving wine the cold shoulder?
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Are US millennials giving wine the cold shoulder?

wines- January 17, 2019

Are US millennials giving wine the cold shoulder? Wine world legend Gerard Basset OBE MW MS dies Fans rush to buy Game of Thrones Scotch ...

Wine world legend Gerard Basset OBE MW MS dies
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Wine world legend Gerard Basset OBE MW MS dies

wines- January 17, 2019

Wine world legend Gerard Basset OBE MW MS dies Fans rush to buy Game of Thrones Scotch whiskies – Update Al Gore to address wine ...

Game of Thrones Scotch whiskies launched
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Game of Thrones Scotch whiskies launched

wines- January 16, 2019

Strong early demand for the Game of Thrones-themed single malts, launched on pre-order by Diageo and broadcaster HBO, has seen one UK-based retailer sell out ...

Al Gore to address wine and climate change conference
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Al Gore to address wine and climate change conference

wines- January 15, 2019

Ex-US vice president Al Gore is to address a high-level wine and climate change conference in Porto this year, designed to help wineries and academics ...

Best Rhône 2017 wines: The top scorers
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Best Rhône 2017 wines: The top scorers

wines- January 14, 2019

See Matt Walls' top scoring Rhône wines from the 2017 vintage.... The top scoring wines from Rhône 2017 Credit: Malcolm Park food and drink / ...

Jefford: Waking up the new year
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Jefford: Waking up the new year

wines- January 14, 2019

Andrew Jefford is impressed by the mass of fascinating facts in a new book comparing wine and coffee... January, a month of chilly austerity and ...

The Decanter interview: Carole Meredith
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The Decanter interview: Carole Meredith

wines- January 13, 2019

Plant geneticist Dr Carole Meredith helped to change the way that winemakers think about the history of grapes – and now she is growing her ...