Beverage Trade Network News


California: A region on a roll

03/03/2016 | The California-Cabernet connection is a long and deeply rooted one, yet it’s not one that’s resistant to change. As our recent blind tasting revealed, a trend towards stylistic restraint is generating ripe yet balanced expressions at all price points, writes Patrick Schmitt MW


Brits say `sehr gut!` to German Pinot

02/03/2016 | Sales of German Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris have sky-rocketed in the UK over the last 12 months, leading to a renewed effort to promote the trio in Britain this year.


Cremant production rises in Bordeaux

02/03/2016 | The 2015 harvest in Bordeaux included a substantial rise in the amount of wine destined for cremant production and a fall in that for rose.


Sotheby`s sales make over US$3m

02/03/2016 | Sotheby`s fine wine sales in London and New York made over US$3 million and included the first sale in Ornellaia`s ‘Archivio Storico’ project.