Wines for our times – the Tejo region wins over the UK trade

Wines of Tejo hosted its first post-pandemic trade and press tasting in the UK. Held at 67 Pall Mall on the 23rd of April, the tasting showcased a selection of wines from Tejo, one of the oldest winemaking regions in Portugal which shares its name with the majestic river which flows through the heart of the vineyards. The event highlighted the potential of Tejo to become a rising star of…

Les Jamelles launches premium Languedoc rosé Reflets Secrets to compete with France’s best

Languedoc pioneer, Delaunay Vins & Domaines, has unveiled a new premium Pays d’Oc rosé as part of the portfolio of its flagship brand, Les Jamelles, which sells over 6 million bottles a year in more than 50 countries worldwide. Reflets Secrets, created by oenologue and co-founder of Delaunay Vins & Domaines, Catherine Delaunay, has been crafted to bring to light the Languedoc’s capacity to produce exceptional rosé worthy of competing…

Leading Languedoc varietal brand Les Jamelles launches Tasteful Encounters campaign and introduces colourful new look

  Les Jamelles, Delaunay Vins & Domaine’s flagship brand and the largest range of varietal wines from the South of France, has launched a new international marketing campaign, Tasteful Encounters highlighting day-to-day drinking moments with this enduringly successful Languedoc brand. A new look and a colour coded philosophy to facilitate consumer choice complete this major brand refresh. Founded in 1995 after Laurent and Catherine Delaunay, owners of Delaunay Vins &…

Badet Clément announces a new name, a new winemaker and the start of a new era for the Delaunay family

During a very special event at the Club Automobile de Paris on Place de la Concorde, Laurent and Catherine Delaunay, founders and owners of Badet Clément, unveiled the new name for their international family wine group; Delaunay Vins & Domaines. At the same time, they announced the arrival of their daughter Jeanne, the 6th generation of Delaunay winemakers from Burgundy, to work alongside them as the company’s third family winemaker.…

Edouard Delaunay Chambertin Grand Cru 2020 wins Champion Red Trophy at the IWC

Laurent Delaunay, oenologue, fifth generation Burgundian winemaker, President of the BIVB and owner of Edouard Delaunay, was in London at the IWC Awards Dinner in July 2023 to pick up the highly prestigious accolade of IWC Champion Red Wine for his Edouard Delaunay Chambertin Grand Cru 2020, beating fierce competition from around the world. Widely regarded as the world’s most impartial and rigorously judged global wine competition, the IWC’s panel…

New South Wales Wine brings global icons and emerging stars to London to showcase ‘The Birthplace of Australian wine’

Following the success of its first stand-alone trade tasting last September, the New South Wales Wine Industry Association (NSW Wine) is set to return to London on 22nd March, offering the UK trade another opportunity to discover some of NSW’s most exciting wineries. Emerging producers seeking representation in the UK will be joined by some of the most recognised and established wineries in Australia.   Held at 67 Pall Mall,…

New South Wales Wine announces first UK trade tasting – “The birthplace of Australian wine”

New South Wales Wine announces first UK trade tasting which marks the start of a UK promotional campaign for the region ‘The birthplace of Australian Wine’ London, 21 September 2022 Known as the birthplace of Australian wine, New South Wales Wine is bringing 17 exciting producers (five with UK distribution and the rest looking for importers) to Australia House in London on 21 September to host their first ever tasting…

GCF Private Wine Days – the ultimate portfolio event – 4th & 5th October

GCF launches Signature Range of top tier properties at first Private Wine Days portfolio tasting in London, 4-5 October 2022 GCF (Les Grands Chais de France) are launching the Family Helfrich Signature Range of top tier French domaines and châteaux selected for their wine making excellence and aimed at the premium on-trade. The new range features 22 award-winning properties from some of the best terroirs in each of France’s wine making…

GCF continues international expansion with Viña Las Niñas acquisition in Chile and celebrates IWC trophy success

GCF is continuing its international expansion programme with the recent acquisition of Viña Las Niñas in the Apalta region of Chile, and is also celebrating IWC 2022 success after winning the Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon Trophy for its Las Niñas Ella Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, DO Valle de Colchagua 2021. In addition to GCF’s 68 properties in France, the business has already extended its footprint in Europe with the purchase of Castillo…

Château d’Arche, Sauternes Grand Cru Classé launches new style dry white Bordeaux using pioneering study into botrytis aromas

Awarded Grand Crus status in the 1855 classification, Château d’Arche is best known for its Sauternes, but now it has launched its first dry white Bordeaux, A – Château d’Arche 2020, based on a pioneering study it has undertaken into the aromatic precursors from botrytis. Working closely with the ISVV Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, the technical team at Château d’Arche, represented by its technical director,…