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Justin Keay weighs in on last month’s Go West tasting and overwhelmingly urges the trade to ”Go West, young man!”
The 21st century has seen a remarkable upsurge in the plantings of Pinot Noir throughout California, from a crush of 53,050 tons in 2000 to 248,469 in 2012. Concentrated on areas such as Sonoma, Monterey, Santa Barbara, Napa, and Mendocino, the upturn in the grape’s fortunes has been matched by quality. The Sideways effect is much cited, but more important has been the discovery of sites, often near the coast, suited to this difficult grape variety ...
Bacardi Limited has made two major moves into the whisky category this week with the acquisition of American bourbon brand Angel’s Envy and the purchase of a stake in the Compass Box Whisky Co.
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Spanish wines are becoming increasingly popular across all channels of the trade and at all price points. Make sure you keep up to date with the latest trends, regions, varieties, including what key buyers across the UK wine trade think will happen to the Spanish wine category in the next year by reading this special Harpers Country report.