by Luis AntunesOnly a few short years ago there were numerous exotic little regions of production in southeastern Portugal such as
by Robert GorjakThings did not start well for the Slovenian vintners in the spring of 2006. It was cool and damp all over the country - and vegetation two weeks late. June and July
by Daniel Lopez RocaCaucasia Wine Thinking from Mendoza presented a sober study on recent exports earlier this week. Perhaps it most interesting aspect was the
by James HallidayAs estimates put the crop losses from frost damage as high as 500,000 Tonnes, one-quarter of what might otherwise have been the crush, the Australian wine industry is pressing ahead with longer term investment goals.
by eljko SuhadolnikFor years, western wine investments in the eastern European countries that once formed the socialist block bypassed Croatia. Now its turn has come. Freixenet, the Spanish cava producer from Catalonia, has formed a joint-venture there in Slavonia.
by Charles MetcalfeThe historic domination of French wine in the British market has been further eroded by a strong performance from the big California brands over the summer.
by Ned GoodwinAccording to one of the project s founders, Ernie Singer of Tokyo-based importer Millesimes, the Koshu Wine Project is an ambitious, new attempt in Japan to invigorate a stagnant wine-industry.
by Richard GroscheMonika Reule has been appointed to the executive committee by the board of directors of the German Wine Fund.
by Ana Maria Barahona
The French producer Michel Laroche has formally acquired the vineyards and winery of Thierry Villard in Casablanca for $2m (1.6m ). In the agreement with the French group
by Subhash Arora
Italy is geared up to invade India - culturally, gastronomically and musically - through the Festa Italiana, a month long festival organized by ICE an IICCI that kicks
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
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
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
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
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