Grape harvest, vineyard

Global wine supplies relatively ‘balanced’, but expect premium supplies to tighten, Rabobank says

15 Apr 2015 | By Erin Smith

Global wine inventories appear to be balanced, according to the latest wine report from Rabobank - but the report warns of variations in supply between the premium and generic ends. 

Tio Pepe En Rama 2015

González Byass releases Tio Pepe En Rama 2015 in the UK

21 Apr 2015 | By Erin Smith

Tio Pepe En Rama 2015, a limited edition unfiltered and unclarified fino sherry which is part of the González Byass portfolio, is set to be released at the end of April in the UK.

Exhibitors number rise at RAW London

Artisan wine fair RAW announces new Berlin venue, as international visitor numbers grow

14 Apr 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

The artisan wine fair, RAW is launching a new fair in Berlin later this year, to cater for an increasingly international clientele.

Wine Centre Plumpton College

Plumpton College launches first UK wine business degree

24 Apr 2015 | By Erin Smith

Plumpton College is launching the first wine business honours degree in the UK.

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Panos Kakaviatos

En primeur whites: excellent vintage, but don’t overestimate the acidity

22 Apr 2015 | By Panos Kakaviatos

A few years ago, I enjoyed a horizontal of the 2000 vintage of white Graves at Domaine de Chevalier and was struck at how some estates with higher acidities did better than others. 2000 was not a particularly successful vintage for whites. In contrast to 2014, the summer was too hot to produce vibrant wines and most were better enjoyed in their youth. So wines made from earlier picked grapes suited the vintage better – but that did not mean that the wines were necessarily very good. ...

Germany A Fresh Perspective

Wines of Germany | The New Face of Germany

09 Apr 2015 | Updated: 10 Apr 2015 | By Andrew Catchpole, Harpers Bespoke

The upshot can be seen – or rather tasted – in the fantastic selection of Top 50 wines on these pages, wines that represent the whole panoply of German winemaking, from the traditional to the modern, representing a superb snapshot of all that is going on.

Paul Symington

Interview: Why Paul Symington is set on ensuring a healthy future for Port wine Subscription

10 Apr 2015 | By Richard Siddle

If the Port industry shares the same ambition and drive for its future as producer Paul Symington, then that future is healthy indeed

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