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May 29th, 2022



Custom Crush California Grand Cru Wine Brands
Some of the wines made in the Grand Cru Custom Crush facility.

The innovative winemaking model – and some top wines to try

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Posted: May 29, 2022, 8:00 am
Grande Cuvée 170th edition
Champagne Krug

Champagne Krug will release the 170th edition of its flagship Grande Cuvée, as well as the 26th edition of Krug Rosé, at the end of May 2022. To celebrate the launch, the high end house organised a preview tasting in London for the UK wine trade and press. To put the new cuvée in context, […]

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Posted: May 28, 2022, 7:30 am
Château Lafleur wines: several vintages have risen in price since en primeur release.
Château Lafleur wines at a Masterclass at the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter in 2019.

See analyst reaction following release of a top performer in 2021...

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Posted: May 27, 2022, 10:27 am
Lafite and other rare Bordeaux wines in Sotheby's' vinous treasures auction in London.
Some of the rare Bordeaux wines featured in the 'vinous treasures' auction.

Sale also featured d'Yquem 1831, plus legendary wines Petrus 1945 and Latour 1961...

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Posted: May 27, 2022, 8:45 am
A bottle of gin next to a glass of gin and tonic garnished with strawberries
Cotton Gin Strawberry and Pink Peppercorn

Top bottles for flavour fanatics

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Posted: May 27, 2022, 8:06 am