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Thu, 11/02/2006 - 13:00

by Bernard Burtschy

Charmarré has added two new shareholders, Le Cellier des Dauphins and La Cave de Rasteau, making it just eight months after its launch the brand with the highest


Thu, 11/02/2006 - 13:00

by Ana Maria Barahona

Confirming its commitment to opening new markets for its wine producers, Chile has just finalised two important international agreements. With the European Union it


Thu, 11/02/2006 - 13:00

by Eleonora Scholes and Igor Serdyuk

Statements by various Russian officials on the sales of alcoholic beverages and the alleged mass poisoning through counterfeit products culminated earlier this week


Wed, 11/01/2006 - 13:00

by Joel Payne

Pernod-Ricard recently released results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2006-2007. For the period to the end of September 2006 sales rose 9% over the same


Tue, 10/31/2006 - 13:00

By Elissaveta Velianova

After the notoriously poor harvests in 2004 and 2005, the much awaited 2006 vintage brought a breath of fresh air for Bulgarian winemakers. The Executive Agency on


Tue, 10/31/2006 - 13:00

by Richard Grosche

Europe recently confirmed in its Communication on Alcohol & Health that it had no intention of introducing harmonised legislation on alcoholic abuse, emphasizing that


Tue, 10/31/2006 - 13:00

by Charles Metcalfe

The second edition of The Wine Show in London took place this past weekend from the 26th to 29th of October. Last year was the first vintage of this


Mon, 10/30/2006 - 13:00

By Bernard Burtschy

The European commission has just released another ten million litres of French wine for distillation. France, Italy and Spain are Europe's largest producers


Mon, 10/30/2006 - 13:00

by Ana Maria Barahona

The most recent export statistics released by Wines of Chile, which promote Chilean wines abroad, was received by domestic growers with some relief. Exports in


Mon, 10/30/2006 - 13:00

by Tony Aspler

A new book published last week documents the phenomenal growth of the domestic Canadian wine industry over the past ten years. 'The Wine Atlas of


Mon, 10/30/2006 - 13:00

by Michael Fridjhon

Despite the slide in the value of the Rand from 10.60 to the Pound in the first four months of 2006 to 14.00 today, South African exporters are less than


Sun, 10/29/2006 - 13:00

by Ana Maria Barahona

Vi񡠃ousi񯠍acul celebrated its 150th anniversary yesterday with the launch of its new icon wine: Lota. The 2004, a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon


Sun, 10/29/2006 - 13:00

By James Halliday

Yesterday, the judges at the Limestone Coast Wine Show were given a tour of Coonawarra, Padthaway, Wrattonbully, Mount Benson and Robe. Frost had struck everywhere; those vineyards with


Sun, 10/29/2006 - 13:00

by Hervé Lalau

On October 27th regulation 1935/2004 on food safety - and traceability - came into force in the European Community. Its article 17 states: "The traceability of materials


Sun, 10/29/2006 - 13:00

by Ana Maria Barahona

Viña Cousiño Macul celebrated its 150th anniversary yesterday with the launch of its new icon wine: Lota. The 2004, a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon


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