Dom Pérignon says it will deliver Champagne in one hour
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Dom Pérignon says it will deliver Champagne in one hour

wines- July 31, 2017

Dom Pérignon has launched a 'one-hour luxury delivery' service in the US, allowing those in immediate need of bubbly to click-and-buy on their mobiles for ...

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Treasury Wine Estates rating cut as China market cools

wines- July 31, 2017

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has said Treasury Wine Estates is too optimistic about China, as new Chinese customs figures show that growth in wine imports ...

Jefford on Monday: Profiling prince charming
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Jefford on Monday: Profiling prince charming

wines- July 31, 2017

Andrew Jefford sets off in search of Vacqueyras. Vineyards of Domaine de Montvac in Vacqueyras with the Dentelles de Montmirail in the distance. Credit: Andrew ...

New York developer acquires French winery: Chateau de Chausse
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New York developer acquires French winery: Chateau de Chausse

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 29, 2017

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New York developer acquires French winery: Chateau de Chausse
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New York developer acquires French winery: Chateau de Chausse

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 29, 2017

Located in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur on the St. Tropez peninsula, the French Chateau de Chausse recently introduced its wine to New York wine writers, buyers and ...

Bordeaux: Troplong Mondot sold as Bélair-Monange buys two estates
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Bordeaux: Troplong Mondot sold as Bélair-Monange buys two estates

wines- July 27, 2017

St-Emilion's highly rated Château Troplong Mondot has been sold to French insurance company Scor in a week of deals on Bordeaux's Right Bank, with Moueix ...

Anson: Wines that billionaire superyacht owners are drinking
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Anson: Wines that billionaire superyacht owners are drinking

wines- July 27, 2017

Imagine you've got 12 hours to get a Burgundy grand cru wine that is only listed as available in Austria...Jane Anson is fresh off the ...

All Britons want for summer is a box of wine, says Amazon
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All Britons want for summer is a box of wine, says Amazon

wines- July 27, 2017

UK wine lovers are returning in their droves to bag-in-box wines, according to Amazon sales data covering summer so far. Empty bags waiting to be ...

California: How Central Coast Alamo fire scorched vineyard
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California: How Central Coast Alamo fire scorched vineyard

wines- July 26, 2017

One of the largest California Central Coast wildfires for 50 years damaged a vineyard owned by Treasury Wine Estates, with nearby Bien Nacido Vineyards telling ...

Vienna Tourist Board: More Visitor Bednights than Ever in First Half of 2017
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Vienna Tourist Board: More Visitor Bednights than Ever in First Half of 2017

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 26, 2017

New all-time high for Vienna: The Austrian capital recorded almost 7 million visitor bednights between January and June 2017 – 4.2% more than for the ...

Vienna Tourist Board: More Visitor Bednights than Ever in First Half of 2017
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Vienna Tourist Board: More Visitor Bednights than Ever in First Half of 2017

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 26, 2017

New all-time high for Vienna: The Austrian capital recorded almost 7 million visitor bednights between January and June 2017 – 4.2% more than for the ...

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UK police raid uncovers thousands of suspected stolen wines

wines- July 26, 2017

Raids by UK police have uncovered thousands of bottles of suspected stolen wine and raised questions about a possible organised crime ring. On Thursday 20 July, ...

Asia fine wine demand sends BI sales soaring
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Asia fine wine demand sends BI sales soaring

wines- July 26, 2017

Asian fine wine buyers and the ‘most successful Bordeaux en primeur campaign in seven years’ have helped UK-based wine merchant BI to a 43% rise ...

Bordeaux’s Château Fauchey sold to Hong Kong investor
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Bordeaux’s Château Fauchey sold to Hong Kong investor

wines- July 25, 2017

A Hong Kong-based tourism company and owner of members-only clubs in China has bought Château Fauchey in Bordeaux's Cadillac region. Château Fauchey in Cadillac Côtes ...

French wine harvest 2017 set for ‘historic low’ after frost
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French wine harvest 2017 set for ‘historic low’ after frost

wines- July 24, 2017

French wine production from the 2017 harvest will fall to historic lows due to damage from spring frosts, officials have estimated. The aftermath of deadly ...

Jefford on Monday: Europe’s screwcap kings
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Jefford on Monday: Europe’s screwcap kings

wines- July 24, 2017

Andrew Jefford finds out why cork looks finished in Franconia – and much more... Vineyards at Castell, in Franconia. Credit: Andrew Jefford European wine-producers are ...

Chefs, restaurant managers, supermarket buyers: Heads up. Break down the barriers to new food
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Chefs, restaurant managers, supermarket buyers: Heads up. Break down the barriers to new food

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 22, 2017

I like to eat, and I like to try new products. Life can be really boring (food-wise), because new food options are unavailable thanks to ...

Chefs, restaurant managers, supermarket buyers: Heads up. Break down the barriers to new food
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Chefs, restaurant managers, supermarket buyers: Heads up. Break down the barriers to new food

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 22, 2017

I like to eat, and I like to try new products. Life can be really boring (food-wise), because new food options are unavailable thanks to ...

The secret life of airline wines
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The secret life of airline wines

wines- July 22, 2017

We take a look behind the scenes at the airline wine world, to find out how they satisfy the thirst of millions of passengers, and ...

Tourism in Thailand connection to agriculture and culinary is strong
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Tourism in Thailand connection to agriculture and culinary is strong

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 21, 2017

The Thai tourism industry is to forge stronger links with the kingdom’s agriculture economy by promoting the culinary delights of the globally-renowned Thai cuisine, Tourism Authority ...

Tourism in Thailand connection to agriculture and culinary is strong
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Tourism in Thailand connection to agriculture and culinary is strong

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 21, 2017

The Thai tourism industry is to forge stronger links with the kingdom’s agriculture economy by promoting the culinary delights of the globally-renowned Thai cuisine, Tourism Authority ...

Penfolds Grange 1951 sold for over $50,000
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Penfolds Grange 1951 sold for over $50,000

wines- July 21, 2017

The first ever vintage of Penfolds Grange Hermitage has been sold at an auction in Melbourne, for AU$51,750. The first vintage of Penfolds Grange has ...

Louis Jadot buys historic Burgundy estate Prieur-Brunet
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Louis Jadot buys historic Burgundy estate Prieur-Brunet

wines- July 20, 2017

Maison Louis Jadot has announced the acquisition of Santenay’s Domaine Prieur-Brunet. Domaine Prieur-Brunet is one of Santenay's best-known producers. Credit: Prieur-Brunet Louis Jadot confirmed to ...

Guigal buys Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery Nalys
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Guigal buys Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery Nalys

wines- July 20, 2017

Maison E. Guigal has purchased its first wine estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Domaine de Nalys is in new hands. Credit: DomainedeNalys.com Maison E. Guigal has acquired Domaine ...

Anson: Bordeaux 2016 en primeur review – The inside story
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Anson: Bordeaux 2016 en primeur review – The inside story

wines- July 20, 2017

Jane Anson gets trade opinions on the campaign, examines why a significant amount of wine failed to sell in a highly rated vintage, and considers ...

Portuguese cork chief Americo Amorim dies
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Portuguese cork chief Americo Amorim dies

wines- July 19, 2017

Americo Amorim, head of the Amorim cork group, has died at the age of 82. Americo Amorim has died at the age of 82. Portuguese ...

Salon 2006 marks the Champagne house’s 40th vintage
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Salon 2006 marks the Champagne house’s 40th vintage

wines- July 18, 2017

Michael Edwards tasted Salon's latest release in London recently, praising it for its early charm... Salon Champagne Credit: www.salondelamotte.com This release is only the 40th ...

UK ambassadors should ‘serve British’, says Foreign Office chief
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UK ambassadors should ‘serve British’, says Foreign Office chief

wines- July 18, 2017

UK embassies around the world should be serving English and Welsh wines, as well as other British food and drink, a senior Foreign Official has ...

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Brunello di Montalcino estate Poggio Antico sold to Belgian investors

wines- July 18, 2017

Belgian energy investment company Atlas Invest has made its first strides into the wine sector with the purchase of Brunello di Montalcino producer Poggio Antico. ...

First Cava ‘grand cru’ sites are chosen
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First Cava ‘grand cru’ sites are chosen

wines- July 17, 2017

Spain's government has approved 12 Cava grape growing sites to sit above all others in a new top-level classification designed to promote single-vineyard wines.  Limestone ...