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Sun, 09/01/2019 - 15:38

Dr Tony Jordan, an influential Australian winemaker, who spearheaded LVMH's quest for fine wine in the Himalayas, has died. Robert Joseph pays tribute to a pioneer.

Dr Tony Jordan, a pioneering member of the Australian wine industry, began his career in 1974 as a lecturer in science at what is now Charles Sturt University. He developed the winemaking course there and later founded the Oenotech consulting group with Brian Croser.


Sun, 08/25/2019 - 17:36

The WSET Diploma of Wine syllabus now includes information on orange, or amber, wines, signalling mainstream acceptance of the ancient style.

The Wine & Spirits Education Trust has added orange wine to its syllabus, signalling mainstrea


Sun, 08/25/2019 - 17:13

AXA Millésimes, the wine arm of AXA Insurance, has acquired Quinta do Passadouro in Portugal.

AXA Millésimes has acquired Quinta do Passadouro. It’s the second Douro Valley estate in the AXA Millésimes portfolio, the other being Quinta do Noval.


Sun, 08/25/2019 - 16:39

US wine sales are rising, driven by a renewed interested in domestic wines.

US wine sales rose 3% in July, driven by an increased thirst for domestic table wines.


Sun, 08/18/2019 - 14:18

The next issue of Meininger's Wine Business International will be out shortly. Here's a sneak preview of what's in the magazine - plus an opportunity to see your product featured.

Issue 4 of Meininger’s Wine Business International magazine is rolling off the printing press and


Mon, 08/12/2019 - 15:02

New rules for a pictogram that warns pregnant women against drinking alcohol are being debated out in France. Sophie Kevany reports.

Agreement on new rules for a pictogram that warns pregnant women against drinking alcohol could be reached wh


Sun, 08/11/2019 - 16:48

A sparkling wine made in complete darknes?  A Slovenien winery says they have done it.

Slovenian winery Radgonske Gorice have released a sparkling wine they say has been made in complete darkness.


Sun, 08/11/2019 - 16:42

More people are paying more money for their wine than ever before, according to a new report. But there are clouds on the horizon.

The global wine market value has increased by 1.2% in the past year, while the value per bottle of wine is also growing, according to a new Compass report f


Sun, 08/11/2019 - 16:34

Penfolds isn't just celebrating its 175th anniversary, but also its success in the Chinese market.

The Penfolds Collection 2019, released Thursday, 8th August, has been greeted with rave reviews by critics.


Tue, 08/06/2019 - 16:53

The Schloss Wachenheim Group, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of sparkling wines, has acquired Pieroth Retail.

The Schloss Wachenheim Group, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of sparkling wines, has acquired Pieroth Retail.


Thu, 08/01/2019 - 16:48

The Consorzio Doc delle Venezie has announced that no more vineyards can be created in its area, for a period of three years, starting on 1 August 2019. 

The Consorzio Doc delle Venezie has announced that no more vineyards can be created in its area, for a period of three years, starting on 1 August 2019. 


Wed, 07/31/2019 - 16:22

Simon J Woolf and Rebecca Gibb MW have been shortlisted for the prestigious wine communication awards.

Meininger’s contributors Simon J. Woolf and Rebecca Gibb MW have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 Roederer Awards, which received more than 600 entries.


Thu, 07/25/2019 - 16:25

Australia is selling less wine to the world, but earning more money for it.

Americans are warming to Australian wines once again, with exports to the USA growing


Wed, 07/24/2019 - 16:43

ProWine, the annual wine exhibition held in Shanghai, is seeing registration growth.

ProWine China appears to have hit it


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


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