The global wine market value has increased by 1.2% in the past year, while the value per bottle of wine is also growing, according to a new Compass report from Wine Intelligence.
The Penfolds Collection 2019, released Thursday, 8th August, has been greeted with rave reviews by critics. Its release coincides with an upswing for Australian wines in the all-important Chinese market.
The Schloss Wachenheim Group, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of sparkling wines, has acquired Pieroth Retail.
The Consorzio Doc delle Venezie has announced that no more vineyards can be created in its area, for a period of three years, starting on 1 August 2019.
Meininger’s contributors Simon J. Woolf and Rebecca Gibb MW have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 Roederer Awards, which received more than 600 entries.
Americans are warming to Australian wines once again, with exports to the USA growing by 2% in value. Overall, the value of Australian wine exports increased by 4%, according to new figures released by Wine Australia.
ProWine China appears to have hit its stride, attracting a number of new exhibitors, while previous ones expand their footprint.
More than 1,800 exhibitors have already signed up for Wine Paris 2020, including top French names such as Bernard Magrez and M. Chapoutier.
The Louis Roederer Wine Writer Awards have attracted a new sponsor. Montblanc, a German company that’s particularly known for its luxury pens, will sponsor the Emerging Wine Writer category.
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Rare wines from Burgundy triumphed at a Sotheby’s auction in London this week, bringing in a total of £1,872,924 ($2,334,787).
Italy’s Prosecco hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list, it was announced yesterday. The hills are the 55th Italian site to be added to the register.
Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR), owner of the fabled Château Lafite Rothschild, has announced that its first Chinese wine will be released in September 2019.
Record temperatures in southern French vineyards have sunburned young grapes, leaving many bunches damaged beyond repair.
Last year, the first Hungarian Web Wine Writing Awards attracted more than 46 entries. The winners received a four-day all-inclusive trip to four wine regions.