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Expectations high for Bordeaux's 2010 vintage

Published:  28 September, 2010

Geoffrey Dean writes for The Times and is currently studying for WSET exams.


Wines in the Pres, July 10-11, 2010

Published:  13 July, 2010

What have the national wine critics had to say this week? Find out with our round up of Wines in the Press for July 10, 11.


Finca Flichman becomes UK No1 branded Argentine wine

Published:  16 June, 2010

Argentine export monitor, Caucasia Wine Thinking, has released figures showing that Finca Flichman is the UK's number one branded Argentine wine in 2010.


Viñalba Reserva Malbec - Touriga Nacional on sale now

Published:  04 June, 2010

Viñalba Reserva Malbec - Touriga Nacional, the latest addition to Buckingham Schenk's trophy-winning Argentine brand Viñalba, has secured a major UK listing with Majestic Wine.


Parker says parts of Bordeaux 09 are the best he has ever tasted

Published:  28 April, 2010

Robert Parker has revealed that that some wines of the wines in the 2009 Bordeaux vintage are the best he has ever tasted with 21 having the capacity to go on and score a perfect 100 points.


Argentina Wine Awards' winners announced

Published:  18 March, 2010

A record-breaking number of entries in the Argentina Wine Awards has resulted in 30 gold medal and 18 trophies which have been selected by an international panel of wine experts at the judging session in Mendoza last week.


My Taste: Tesco

Published:  04 November, 2009

Editor Richard Siddle assesses the Tesco autumn tasting.


Jury's out on the miracle vintage

Published:  04 November, 2009

Everyone and everything is pointing to a near perfect Bordeaux harvest, but as Richard Siddle discovers it is too early to say what effect that will have on UK prices for the 2009 vintage or eventual quality and styles of the wines


Naked Wines spends $100,000 at Wines of Argentina tasting

Published:  21 September, 2009

Naked Wines has pledged to spend $100,000 with Argentine producers following last week's Wines of Argentina tasting at Lord's Cricket Ground.


Argento launches in USA

Published:  09 June, 2009

The Argentine wine company Argento are about to launch their brand from Mendoza into the US through Lion Nathan USA.


Critics May May 22-24

Published:  26 May, 2009

What the press have to say over the May bank holiday weekend.


The second part of Natasha Hughes' marathon tasting round Argentina

Published:  16 April, 2009

Argentina, 14-22 March 2009


Castel expands with new estate

Published:  24 February, 2009

France's largest wine group has continued its expansion with the acquisition of an 18th century estate, it has emerged.


Wines in the Press, December 20-21

Published:  03 January, 2009

Jancis gets busy with the fizzy, Jane finds unsold bargains, Anthony highlights independents in the Independent and Joanna experiments with a magic wand


Can you tango like that?!

Published:  18 November, 2008

Best chat up line heard in 4 gruelling days doing a stint at The World Travel Market, pushing wines of Argentina to the travel trade. Can't accuse moi of not pulling her weight.


A Harpers hello from down under!

Published:  04 November, 2008

Harpers' features editor Rebecca Gibb is in Mildura, judging at the Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show this week. In between tasting more than 600 wines, Rebecca will be filling us in on her trip in a series of blogs. Here's blog number one...


Las Moras steps up marketing campaign

Published:  21 October, 2008

Argentinian wine brand Finca Las Moras is stepping up its UK marketing activity following major new listings for its wines.


Blog special from the winners of the Harpers/ Wines of Argentina competition - Part 3

Published:  16 October, 2008

In the latest installment of out blog special from the winners of the Harpers/ Wines of Argentina Steak Your Claim competition, wine business entrepreneur Dominic Crolla tells us why he's dreaming of steak. Over the next few days, each of our five winners are enjoying a tour of each of the main wine regions and visiting key producers to give them a taste of what Argentina can offer the UK, and sending back missives of their travels. Here's Dominic's blog...


Wines in the Press: Malbec, Muscadet and wines in the desert

Published:  14 October, 2008

This week Jane MacQuitty assesses the future of Oddbins, Victoria Moore goes back to her roots and Jonny Beardsall takes a trip to the Namib desert to meet a remarkable winemaker. Meanwhile Joanna Simon is surprised by the following on new website


Origin switches sourcing of Camden Park to Argentina

Published:  09 September, 2008

Origin Wines is switching the supply of one of its premium brands from Austrailia to Argentina in a bid to make the brand more profitable.