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Sun, 08/11/2019 - 16:42

More people are paying more money for their wine than ever before, according to a new report. But there are clouds on the horizon.

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.


Sun, 08/11/2019 - 16:34

Penfolds isn't just celebrating its 175th anniversary, but also its success in the Chinese market.

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.


Tue, 08/06/2019 - 16:53

The Schloss Wachenheim Group, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of sparkling wines, has acquired Pieroth Retail.

The Schloss Wachenheim Group, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of sparkling wines, has acquired Pieroth Retail.


Thu, 08/01/2019 - 16:48

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. 

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. 


Wed, 07/31/2019 - 16:22

Simon J Woolf and Rebecca Gibb MW have been shortlisted for the prestigious wine communication awards.

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.


Thu, 07/25/2019 - 16:25

Australia is selling less wine to the world, but earning more money for it.

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.


Wed, 07/24/2019 - 16:43

ProWine, the annual wine exhibition held in Shanghai, is seeing registration growth.

ProWine China appears to have hit its stride, attracting a number of new exhibitors, while previous ones expand their footprint.


Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:02

An influx of registrations for Wine Paris 2020 suggests the birth of a new international fair. 

More than 1,800 exhibitors have already signed up for Wine Paris 2020, including top French names such as Bernard Magrez and M. Chapoutier.


Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:59

Montblanc, the luxury German pen company, is to sponsor the Emerging Wine Writer category of the Loius Roederer Wine Writer Awards.

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.


Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:34

Sophie Kevany reports on a Champagne with a unique consumer benefit.

In the same month Swiss scientists found that planting a trillion trees could be the


Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:14

Wealthy collectors are looking beyond Burgundy, finding value once more in Bordeaux.

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).


Mon, 07/08/2019 - 16:46

The Conegliano and Valdobbiadene hills, the home of Prosecco, were added to UNESCO's World Heritage list on Sunday.

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.


Thu, 07/04/2019 - 12:21

DBR has announced the September launch of their new prestige Chinese wine.

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.


Tue, 07/02/2019 - 14:36

Europe's late June heatwave shattered temperature records, closed schools and put medical services on high alert. It also cooked French vines, as Sophie Kevany reports.

Record temperatures in southern French vineyards have sunburned young grapes, leaving many bunches damaged beyond repair.


Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:24

The Hungarian Web Writing Awards are open once again. Submit your work and be in with a chance to spend four days immersed in Hungary's landscapes and wines.

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.


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