Table Talk: Markus Bohr

The executive pastry chef at Harrods on the nostalgic smell of cinnamon, why vanilla is misunderstood, and a memorable meal in Bali cooked on the slopes of Mount Agung. The post Table Talk: Markus Bohr appeared first on The Drinks Business.

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Unfiltered: Chris Gibson

Chris Gibson, co-founder of The Farrier, speaks to Douglas Blyde about his new natural wine-focused neighbourhood pub and restaurant at Camden Stables Market. The post Unfiltered: Chris Gibson appeared first on The Drinks Business.

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Prophecy adds three wines to its UK portfolio

US wine brand Prophecy has added three wines to its UK portfolio following the launch of its rosé last year. Prophecy Cabernet Sauvignon, Prophecy Malbec and Prophecy Sauvignon Blanc will hit wholesaler store shelves across the country this month. Per a press release, each expression has been made using grapes from “some of the world’s […] The post Prophecy adds three wines to its UK portfolio appeared first on The Drinks Business.

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Wines of Portugal launch UK-wide campaign for indies

Wines of Portugal is launching a UK-wide campaign targeting the UK independent retail sector which will use non-wine related social media influencers to boost the visibility of Portuguese wines in local wine merchants.  The post Wines of Portugal launch UK-wide campaign for indies appeared first on The Drinks Business.

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Latour de force: Has Latour’s exit from en primeur paid off?

It’s almost a decade since Château Latour’s director, Frédéric Engerer, wrote to négociants to inform them that from the 2012 vintage, the estate would no longer sell its wine en primeur. Richard Woodard explores whether the bold move has paid off. The post Latour de force: Has Latour’s exit from en primeur paid off? appeared first on The Drinks Business.

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Bordeaux 2020 en primeur by appellation: Pauillac

There is little doubt that Pauillac has produced another great vintage in 2020 – the third in a trio of exceptional vintages. But, as in St Julien, I see it as falling somewhere below the quality of the monumental 2019s, and place it on a par with 2018, says Colin Hay. The post Bordeaux 2020 en primeur by appellation: Pauillac appeared first on The Drinks Business.

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A dive into the diversity of Washington State wines

Despite being the US’s second largest wine growing region, Washington State has remained somewhat under the radar to many wine lovers. However the variety, consistency and quality/price ratio of the state’s wines means this won’t be the case for long. Here, we highlight the exciting expressions coming out of this fast growing region. The post A dive into the diversity of Washington State wines appeared first on The Drinks Business.

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