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Thu, 08/04/2016 - 13:45

You may have noticed more articles from Meininger’s Wine Business International magazine appearing on this website of late.


Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:45

The winners of Best of Riesling, the largest Riesling competition in the world, were announced today. As in previous years, German Rieslings swept the field, winning top honours in every category.


Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:45

For years, vintages of Burgundy have been smaller and smaller, while prices have gone up and up. Rain, floods, and hailstorms have decimated vineyards since 2010, especially in the Côte de Beaune.


Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:15

Iconic, multi-generational, Rutherglen winery, Morris Wines will be closed and sold. Owners, Pernod Ricard Winemakers have announced that the vineyard will be closed and sold whilst the company will keep ownership of the famous Australian brands.


Tue, 06/21/2016 - 17:15

South Africa’s wine industry could add a further 100 000 jobs by 2025, mostly in the Western Cape, following the signing this month of the Economic Partnerships Agreement (EPA) between the European Union (EU) and the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) countries.


Tue, 06/21/2016 - 17:15

A warm and wet spring has caused havoc in the vineyards of Andalusia where vintners report that fungus is threatening this year’s sherry production. Read more.


Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:30

Majestic Wine has reported the first improvement in its sales figures in four years as it made a “good start” to its three-year turnaround plan.


Mon, 06/20/2016 - 13:00

Among its latest reports, the Journal of Wine Economics (JWE) presents a paper with the climate change views of respected wine industry pros spanning five continents. 


Sun, 06/19/2016 - 13:15

Justin Vineyards’ bulldozing of hundreds of oak trees has uncorked some disapproval among San Luis Obispo County restaurateurs and wine fans, who are making their feelings known with their wallets.


Thu, 06/09/2016 - 15:15

Britain’s biggest wine retailer is to increase pay for its store managers in an attempt to prevent one in four of them leaving the business each year.


Wed, 06/08/2016 - 15:30

While the thought of Anjou wine tends to conjure up rosés that go down easy with the promise of a headache, the vineyards of the Loire Valley, land of natural wines—to whom Anjou belongs—are rethinking their identity altogether. 


Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:30

Canada has been selected to host one of the world’s most presitgious international wine conferences. Brock University in St. Catharines, will be the host site for the 10th International Cool Climate Wine Symposium (ICCWS) which will take place in July 2020.


Mon, 05/30/2016 - 18:30

The Investigative Committee (IC) of the Russian Federation and the Federal security service (FSB) raided the office of Moscow-based Mistral Alko, Russia’s largest wine distributor, in Moscow, on 19 May 2016.


Mon, 05/30/2016 - 13:00

A new bulk wine show, the International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) is to open its doors in San Francisco in July 2017.


Mon, 05/30/2016 - 12:15

As English sparkling wines gain increasing acclaim at home and abroad – picking up a number of international awards – growing numbers of people are setting up as smaller scale producers in the chalky soils of Hampshire, Sussex and Kent.


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