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.
When Mike Davis opened his Calistoga Winery, Davis Estates, in 2016 he strove to use his background in technology in surprising ways. This includes creating 13 different musical sound zones lit with 4,000 LED lights.
The sparkling wine category is tipped to rise even further, according to Marco Mazzini, global director of Martini sparkling wines at Bacardi.
Genagricola, Italy’s largest agricultural company, has recently expanded its holdings to include two Romanian forests, covering 1,770 ha.
The threat from French authorities to deport two Japanese winemakers is causing a stir in France, where a petition calling for them to be able to remain living and working in France has rapidly gaine
Imagine for a moment that, while you enjoy drinking wine, you have relatively little knowledge of, or interest in, it as a subject.
The finest Rieslings of the world were honoured today in a ceremony held at Meininger Verlag publishing house in Neustadt an der Weinstraße in Germany. Awards were presented to the top 30 wineries, in the presence of Dr Volker Wissing, the Minister of Economics for the Rhineland Palatinate.
Burgundy wine producer and négociant, Louis Latour is planting ‘spies’ at ports to assess the condition of the wines being shipped from France to export markets.
When Vinexpo Asia Pacific opened its doors in 1998 at the newly built Hong Kong Convention Centre, it was a low key affair. The former British colony had been returned to China the previous year, Asia was going through a major economic crisis.
If I say it was a great wedding, I imagine that readers who’ve been on planet earth over the last few days will know what I’m talking about.