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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.


Fri, 06/07/2019 - 13:26

The successor to Willi Klinger has been announced. It is Chris Yorke, the global marketing director of New Zealand Winegrowers.

Chris Yorke is to succeed Willi Klinger as managing director of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB)


Thu, 06/06/2019 - 21:30

UK wine agency Hatch Mansfield chooses a project each year to offset its carbon footprint.

UK wine agency Hatch Mansfield has committed to a clean water project in the Northern region of Uganda as its 2019 carbon offset program.


Wed, 05/29/2019 - 22:15

The Symington family's new wines come from a sub-region of the Alentejo in southern Portugal. These are the first wines the family has made outside the Douro—and presage more to come from this region.


Mon, 05/27/2019 - 23:20

Willi Klinger, the head of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWB), launched a comprehensive history of Austrian wine during this year’s Austrian Wine Summit.

Willi Klinger, the head of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWB), launched a comprehensive history of Austrian wine during this year’s Austrian Wine Summit.


Mon, 05/27/2019 - 15:05

An earlier generation of Boissets served in the French resistance. The current generation has released a wine to commemorate the Normandy landings.

Boisset Collection has released a wine to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, which falls on 6 June 2019. The wine, called 6.6.44, is a blend of red grapes from California and France.


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