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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


Sat, 10/28/2006 - 15:00

by Eleonora Scholes and Igor SerdyukOn the 27th of October the Russian Ministry of Agriculture introduced a draft of the proposed federal law "on grapes and wine".


Sat, 10/28/2006 - 15:00

by Michéle Shah

According to the official Assoenologi report, Italy's 2006 harvest will reach a total quantity of 49.2 million hectolitres. This is down


Fri, 10/27/2006 - 15:00

by Herve LalauMegavino, the Belgian wine fair, took place from the 21st to the 23rd of October in Brussels. Although for want of a Belgian tradeshow it attracted many professionals, the event was conceived for private consumers.


Thu, 10/26/2006 - 15:00

by eljko SuhadolnikWere it not for spring rains in certain regions that affected flowering and hail storms in August and early October, the vintage 2006 in Croatia would be unanimously considered excellent. Now, although the general evaluation of quality remains high, the quantity is down.


Wed, 10/25/2006 - 15:00

by Igor SerdyukDespite the shortage of wines and spirits on the Russian market, and numerous technical difficulties in import due to the new tax banderols, two of Moscow s wine and spirits trade shows scheduled for this autumn have not been, as has been often rumoured, cancelled.


Wed, 10/25/2006 - 15:00

by Bernard BurtschyIn allowing the Rouzaud family of Champagne Louis Roederer to acquire a major shareholding in her property for an undisclosed sum, May-Eliane de Lencquesaing announced this morning a new era in the history of Ch㵥au Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande.


Wed, 10/25/2006 - 15:00

by Bernard BurtschyIn allowing the Rouzaud family of Champagne Louis Roederer to acquire a major shareholding in her property for an undisclosed sum, May-Eliane de Lencquesaing announced this morning a new era in the history of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande.


Tue, 10/24/2006 - 15:00

by James HallidayFosters has been stirring opinions recently. It has released mid-range Wolf Blass wines in plastic bottles; it has bedecked Penfolds Koonunga Hill red and others in that price


Tue, 10/24/2006 - 15:00

by Michèle ShahFontanafredda, Piedmont s largest historic Barolo estate with 110 hectares of vineyard, currently owned by Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank, is rumoured to be up for sale.


Tue, 10/24/2006 - 15:00

by Igor SerdyukSeven months after the ban on the import and sale of Georgian and Moldovan wines in Russia, it is no longer a secret that the decision made by the central government


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