What’s in the News; Wine Titbits

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Top Ten Champagne Houses in terms of global wine sales

None of my personal favorites; (independents Louis Roederer, Pol Roger, Bollinger)…but here are the top ten biggies in terms of global sales from The Drinks Business 1.Moet et Chandon 2. Veuve Cliquot 3.Nicolas Feuillete 4. GH Mumm 5. Laurent Perrier 6. Piper Hiedsiek 7. Tattinger 8. Pommery 9. Lanson 10. Perrier Jouet http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2012/09/top-10-champagnes/11/

The Master of Wine; The world’s toughest tasting exam with 20% pass-rate

Painful dissecting of the Master of Wine tasting exam by Richard Hemming (works with Jancis Robinson), one of the 18 out of 92 contenders who passed the exam this year. Not yet a fully fledged Master of Wine, Richard has to complete a discertation to achieve this honour and become one of the 300 MWs in … Continue reading