Two million bottles of wines and spirit were destroyed by a fire that raged through part of the 15,000 m2 storage facility of Bordeaux negociant, Sovex Grands Châteaux on Tuesday, 16 April.
Australia’s alcohol industry has been accused of using social media influencers to promote their products, without disclosing their sponsorship. The accusations come from VicHealth, a health promotion foundation based in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Nearly eight in every hundred glasses of beer consumed in Germany contains no alcohol. The figure for wine is just six in a thousand. But, according to a new study, this could change.
Masseto, one of Italy’s most celebrated labels, finally has its own winery. Built into the blue clay of the Masseto vineyard, the winery has been created to be as environmentally low impact as possible.
Earlier this year I came across Cider is Wine, a not-for-profit alliance of cider producers that’s hoping to create a new and higher standard category with similar production values to wine.
Robert Joseph, editorial consultant for Meininger’s Wine Business International, has been awarded the Innovation Award by Vinventions, for his contributions to the industry over many years.
Drinkers in Italy's fashion capital of Milan prefer sparkling. The Romans reach for white wine. And in Naples, red wine is preferred. These were some of the findings of the Italian Market – Italians and Wine survey released at Vinitaly this week.
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A deadly and potentially incurable disease that strikes at people with weakened immune systems has quietly emerged. The culprit is a fungus called Candida auris (C.
Pinot Noir New Zealand, the four-yearly celebration of all things Pinot, heads to Christchurch for the first time, in 2021.
Constellation Brands, the 11th largest alcohol company in the world, has divested itself of approximately 30 brands, including its bestselling Black Box. The brands, along with six winemaking facilities in California, New York and Washington, have been sold to E. & J.
The growth in the sparkling wine category shows no signs of slowing, turbocharging the profitability of the newly-formed Henkell Freixenet. Just-released figures reveal that revenue increased by more than 56% in 2018, to revenue of €823.7m ($925.97m).
Getting out of the unprofitable bottom end of the market is a priority for many wine producers, whether they are major producers like Constellation—who have said this is “urgent” for their business—or small European winegrowers.
More women than men now buy wine in Germany, according to research presented at the Meininger’s International Wine Conference, held the day before ProWein.