Champagne and sparkling summit 2017

What a Champagne and sparkling summit tells us about the sparkling sector in 2017

26 Apr 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

Champagne’s reign as the sparkling drink of choice for UK consumers has been dealt two curveballs in the past few years.

Bordeaux 2014 M&S

M&S launches first ever Bordeaux en primeur range with 2014 vintage

25 Apr 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

M&S has dipped its toe into the claret waters of Bordeaux 2014 for its first ever en primeur from the region.

Bordeaux Harvest

Tim Atkin MW: Why selling brilliance takes a little more effort than simply flogging booze Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Tim Atkin

What makes a good wine merchant? As a significant chunk of the UK trade returns from Bordeaux, having tasted their way through a few hundred samples of youthful, unfinished claret of varying degrees of fidelity to the final bottled blends, it’s worth pausing to ponder the answer. 

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Seifried Redwood Valley Vineyard, New Zealand

​New Zealand: it’s not all about Sauvignon Blanc Subscription

13 Jan 2014 | By Anne Krebiehl MW

The UK remains central to New Zealand’s wine-export strategy as it looks to widen its appeal across all channels of the market. Ahead of this month’s generic UK tasting, Anne Krebiehl looks at its opportunities in 2014

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