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Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:02

An influx of registrations for Wine Paris 2020 suggests the birth of a new international fair. 

More than 1,800 exhibitors have alre


Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:59

Montblanc, the luxury German pen company, is to sponsor the Emerging Wine Writer category of the Loius Roederer Wine Writer Awards.

The Louis Roederer Wine Writer Award


Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:34

Sophie Kevany reports on a Champagne with a unique consumer benefit.

In the same month Swiss scientists found that


Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:14

Wealthy collectors are looking beyond Burgundy, finding value once more in Bordeaux.

Rare wines from Burgundy triumphed at a Sotheby’s auction in Lo


Mon, 07/08/2019 - 16:46

The Conegliano and Valdobbiadene hills, the home of Prosecco, were added to UNESCO's World Heritage list on Sunday.

Italy’s Prosecco hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list, it was announced yesterday. The hills are the 55th Italian site to be added to the register.


Thu, 07/04/2019 - 12:21

DBR has announced the September launch of their new prestige Chinese wine.

Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR), owner of the fabled Châtea


Tue, 07/02/2019 - 14:36

Europe's late June heatwave shattered temperature records, closed schools and put medical services on high alert. It also cooked French vines, as Sophie Kevany reports.


Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:24

The Hungarian Web Writing Awards are open once again. Submit your work and be in with a chance to spend four days immersed in Hungary's landscapes and wines.

Last year, the first Hungarian Web Wine Writing Awards attracted more than 46 entries.


Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:10

The Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur wine producers’ syndicate has approved the use of seven new grape varieties, in an attempt to grapple with climate change. Sophie Kevany reports.

As a national heatwave loosened its grip for a few hours Friday morning, the B


Thu, 06/27/2019 - 10:10

This year, 2,445 Rieslings from around the world were judged at Germany's Best of Riesling competition.

Dr Volker Wissing, minister of the Rhineland Pfalz region of Germany, along with publishers Meininger Verlag, honoured some of the world’s best Rieslings, in an award ceremony held in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse.


Sun, 06/23/2019 - 23:21

Casella Family Brands, the producers of Yellow Tale, have been approached to sell. It's another example of the turmoil happening at the commercial end of the wine market.

Casella Family Brands, the producer of the blockbuster Yellow Tail brand, has been approached by private equity groups seeking to buy it.


Sun, 06/23/2019 - 22:30

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Award is one of the most important events on the culinary calendar. Bellavista from Franciacorta in Italy has become a partner.

Bellavista from Franciacorta has been named Official Sparkling Wine Partner of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Award.


Sat, 06/22/2019 - 10:59

Are you an expert in your field? Can you present in an engaging way and keep an audience interested? If so, apply to be a speaker at wine2wine, the forum that takes place in Verona each November.

Wine2wine, the wine industry forum that takes place in Veron


Fri, 06/14/2019 - 16:20

A French online auctioneer, iDealwine, has created a wine verification tool using blockchain and RFID technology.

iDealwine, an online French wine auctioneer, ha


Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:32

Wine-based beverages have been proliferating in the past few years, and now there's a new drink on the shelves: wine-infused water from Israel. Sophie Kevany reports.

For those who might not have heard, infused water is a thing.


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