Wine News

Better by half

Bob Campbell MW was intrigued to receive three wine samples, all in half-bottles, from Sir George Fistonich’s new label, Obliix. It made sense to use 375ml bottles for writers’ samples.

A frugal leap forward in packaging

Proponents of alternative wine packaging will be pleased to hear of the Frugal Bottle, a bottle made of 94% recycled paper, launched recently by Mother Of Pearl Vodka.

Odd vines wanted

The Bragato Research Institute’s Grapevine Improvement Program is on the hunt for odd vines to add to their growing collection of grapevine diversity.

Lighter is better

The UK’s best known wine critic and author, Jancis Robinson, continues her crusade to reduce the carbon footprint of wine by using lighter bottles, this time through the Circle of Wine Writers series of online webinars Let’s Talk About …