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Thu, 10/19/2006 - 15:00

byRichard Grosche

The European Regulation 1507/2006 detailing how oak chips may be used in winemaking in the European Union entered into force today. Sensitive


Wed, 10/18/2006 - 15:00

by Subhash Arora

Rajeev Samant , majority owner and executive director of Sula Wines in Nashik has strongly denied any truth to the speculation in the press about Diageo acquiring a significant stake in his


Tue, 10/17/2006 - 15:00

by Wojciech Boñkowski andTomasz Prange-Barczyñski

Earlier this year Poland was classified in zone A as a winemaking country by the European Union. With plantings exceeding 200 hectares, Poland is slowly becoming a wine nation. Last June the


Tue, 10/17/2006 - 15:00

by Jamie Kim

After rising by nearly 20% in 2005 to 1.75 million cases, wine imports in South Korea grew even faster in the first half of 2006, posting gains of almost


Mon, 10/16/2006 - 15:00

by Charles Metcalfe

How do you sell wine more profitably if you\'re a good-value pizza chain with over 300 UK branches? You design seasonally-appropriate menus and


Sun, 10/15/2006 - 15:00

by Charles Metcalfe

Tesco`s wine category has performed as strongly as the rest of the company, which announced half-year results recently up 12.5% on a comparable


Sun, 10/15/2006 - 15:00

by Peter Moser

When Austria`s Weinviertel launched its new wine category, Districtus Austria Controllatus or DAC, and with this a clear regional flavour profile for Grüner Veltliner,


Sat, 10/14/2006 - 15:00

by Michèle Shah

A recent ruling by the European court has given the exclusive rights for the name Tokay to the eponymous region in Hungary. Producers in Friuli in northeastern Italy, a region where Tocai


Sat, 10/14/2006 - 15:00

by Bob Campbell

The value of New Zealand s wine sales to the US has grown dramatically in the past decade and is expected to exceed sales to the UK by the end of next year, according to


Fri, 10/13/2006 - 15:00

by James Halliday

A regional supermarket chain in Australia is currently selling wine at prices below that of water. Fisher s in northwestern Victoria is promoting


Thu, 10/12/2006 - 15:00

by Subhash Arora

There is good news for wine drinkers in Mumbai. Since October 1st the Maharashtra government has allowed the sale of wine and beer in supermarkets


Wed, 10/11/2006 - 15:00

by Alfredo Hervias

Sporting growth of over 30% in the year ending on the 30th of June 2006, Argentina has for the first time overtaken Chile as a the leading supplier


Tue, 10/10/2006 - 15:00

by Ronald de Groot

Otto Lenselink, 56, sold his eponymous Dutch importing company to the Belgian enterprise Fourcroy in 1995. He stayed on as managing director in the


Tue, 10/10/2006 - 15:00

by Rich Cartiere

Over the past three years Riesling as a category has grown by nearly 75% on the American market and now accounts for almost 2% of total sales in the


Mon, 10/09/2006 - 15:00

by Bernard Burtschy

Château Fourcas Hosten, a Cru Bourgeois Supérieur in Listrac, has changed hands. Peter M. F. Sichel from New York, who is the also managing


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