Wine now accounts for 60% to 70% of online alcohol sales, according to an IWSR report published Wednesday, 5 September. China, France and the UK have the largest online alcohol sales sectors, and, of the ten countries surveyed, France and the UK are the most mature.
Travellers passing through Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris can now use their waiting time to explore French wines. As of September, passengers have the chance to explore major French wine regions, thanks to a pop-up wine cellar installed at the airport.
It’s true. German organisation really is superb, as demonstrated at the sneak preview of the VDP’s 2018 Grosses Gewächs held in Wiesbaden at the end of August.
Bodega Catena Zapata’s flagship wines, the Nicolás Catena Zapata
Meininger’s contributor Simon Woolf has won the Domaine Ott International Feature Writer of the Year 2018 category of the Louis Roederer international Wine Writers’ Awards 2018 (LRIWWA).
The residue left after grapes are pressed for wine, known as ‘marc’ in French, is being transformed into bio-fuel and used to power local bus services around Bordeaux.
Giovanni Manetti has been confirmed as the new chairman of the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico. The owner of Fontodi, the well-known estate, Manetti was elected by unanimous decision of the board of directors.
When television personality were asked by the city council of Cascais, near Lisbon, to create a food event, they came up with a better idea – a wine conference that would bring some of the liveliest minds in the wine world together to encourage cross-disciplinary dialogue.
Ted Baseler, president and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates in Washington State, will step down on 1 October 2018.
From Saturday, 11 August 2018, UK customers will be able to buy an orange wine from Aldi supermarkets – for just £5.99.
The Wine & Spirit Education Trust has announced that a record 94,822 candidates from around the globe were studying a WSET course to 31 July 2018, an increase of 11% on 2017.
Having a good company culture pays off. Last year, Mediobanca announced that Mondodelvino had remained one of Italy’s top 20 wine companies for the third year running, based on sales performance.
The long-running on-again, off-again war of words between Australia and Italy over the export of wines to Europe made from Italian indigenous grape varieties grown and produced in Australia, is back on.
With nine states currently allowing recreational marijuana use and another 21 that permit medical use, interest in legalizing cannabis across the USA is growing.