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  • Newcastle - a wine lover's guide

    Decanter 2 Dec 2021 | 5:21 pm

    Newcastle’s drinking scene is world famous thanks to a mix of party hotspots and old-school pubs, some of which date back to the 16th century. Dotted along the city’s medieval streets, by the banks of the River Tyne and in[…]

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  • Five of the best: gins for Christmas

    Decanter 2 Dec 2021 | 4:29 pm

    If you’re a gin lover – or looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a gin drinker – it can be difficult to know where to start. The current boom in gin is great news for distillers, but it means[…]

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  • Tenuta Regaleali's Rosso del Conte: five decades on

    Decanter 2 Dec 2021 | 12:30 pm

    Alberto Tasca is the family's eighth-generation owner.I met eighth-generation CEO Alberto Tasca, an elegant Sicilian noble dressed in a pullover to shield him from the cool evening breezes, in the courtyard of the family’s historical Tenuta Regaleali in Sclafani Bagni.[…]

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  • Château Mouton Rothschild reveals 2019 label

    Decanter 1 Dec 2021 | 4:37 pm

    Château Mouton Rothschild has unveiled the latest iteration of its collection of unique, artist-designed labels. Contemporary artists such as Salvador Dalí, César Baldaccini, Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol, have been illustrating Château Mouton Rothschild labels since[…]

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  • Petit Chablis 2020: top-scoring wines

    Decanter 1 Dec 2021 | 2:41 pm

    Chablis vineyardsCreated in 1944, the Petit Chablis appellation covers 1,189ha and is a great introduction to the crisp, fresh style of Chablis wines. Scroll down for the top scoring Petit Chablis 2020 wines {"content":"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"} Andy Howard MW’s top-scoring Petit Chablis[…]

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  • Bordeaux producer falls victim to Chinese counterfeiting

    Bordeaux Wine News 30 May 2011 | 8:48 pm

    Hervé  Grandeau witnesses the collapse of the market he had begun to develop in China since 2008 – due to fake bottles of his wine sold on the Net.Hervé  Grandeau is determined to regain control of his brand in China.[…]

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  • « Making quality wine doesn’t mean you make a good living »

    Bordeaux Wine News 30 May 2011 | 7:26 pm

     Corinne Pernette, a wine grower in Targon (in AOC Bordeaux), struggles to make ends meet and rarely makes enough to pay herself even the most meager salary.Corinne Pernette : « Luckily, I still have the pleasure of wine-making to look[…]

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  • Aquitaine Wines Competition in Bordeaux : the 2011 list of medal-winning wines

    Bordeaux Wine News 29 May 2011 | 1:56 pm

     1024 medals were awarded this Saturday at the Aquitaine Wines Competition, held during the Bordeaux Ideal Home Exhibition and Agricultural Fair.more..

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  • Chateau Latour sets new price records in Christies Auction

    Bordeaux Wine News 29 May 2011 | 1:38 pm

    In a clear sign of strength for Bordeaux wine in the auction market, thirsty collectors, (Mostly from Asia) stunned the market by snapping up bottle after bottle of wines offered directly from the cellars of Chateau Latour.  Provenance is key[…]

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  • Out to conquer Shanghai

    Bordeaux Wine News 27 May 2011 | 9:15 pm

    This year was the first time the Côtes de Bourg wine Syndicate participated in the Sial China show in Shanghai, which was held from the 18th to the 20th May. This must-attend event for the Chinese market, is growing fast,[…]

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