In the news: April
Find out how we, and our producers, have been grabbing the press’ attention this month. Our headline stories cover tastings from South Africa, Spain and Italy, an experts' take on our newly expanded French portfolio, and a look at some of the best April Fools’ jokes of the industry.
This month Matthew Jukes has chosen some brilliant producers to feature in his Money Week column, such as Boschkloof.
The recent revamp of our French portfolio has not got unnoticed, Imbibe and Harpers has shared the four esteemed new producers that have joined our family.
Imbibe rounded up their picks of the best value South African wines, priced between £12 and £20 pounds. Included was several our producers: Tamboerskloof, Thelema, Morgenster and Fram.
At the Wines from Spain tasting The Buyer reported on the Verdejo masterclass from Sarah Jane-Evans and including an ode to Ramon Bilbao Edicion Limitada Verdejo Lias.
The beginning of April saw all manner of Drinks based pranks, but the top one that caused The Drinks Business’ eye was that of English sparkling producer Hattingley Valley.
Delving into the foodie delights of Italy, Decanter travels from north to south matching wines and meals along the way. Planeta and Negro both got called out for their quality wine offerings.