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Fri, 05/19/2023 - 16:24

On May 13, the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) celebrates the 70th anniversary of the first MW examination. Both the exam and the Institute have changed radically over those decades.

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Wed, 05/17/2023 - 16:37

The dispute over Irish labeling regulations is entering the next phase. A procedure for breach of contract is imminent.

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Tue, 05/16/2023 - 18:55

Amid a globally slow sales picture, activity on the bulk wine markets of France, Spain and South Africa managed to tick up through April into early May, for a variety of local reasons.

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Sat, 05/13/2023 - 11:46

In the annual report on the global wine industry, the OIV highlights significant shifts taking place. Germany is no longer maintaining its position as the world's leading importer, and a new export champion from the New World has emerged. Clemens Gerke reports.

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Sat, 05/13/2023 - 11:26

While the table wine market in Bordeaux is facing a crisis, there is a notable surge in production and demand for Crémants.

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Sat, 05/13/2023 - 11:07

Bordeaux châteaux Cheval Blanc and Angélus open this year's En Primeur campaign in Bordeaux with significant price increases.

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Sun, 05/07/2023 - 22:31

Young people appear to be embracing the call to drink in moderation. Alongside widely reported moves by Millennials and Gen Z towards being 'sober' and saying no to all alcohol, TikTok seems to be encouraging a trend to simply drink less.

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Sun, 05/07/2023 - 17:17

'Green' bonds of one kind or another are increasingly popular among companies seeking to show off their environmental good behaviour. The interest rates Pernod Ricard will pay for its latest refinancing deal depend on the French giant living up up to its commitments.

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Sun, 05/07/2023 - 16:39

The topic of glass recycling is at the heart of quite different discussions in two parts of the UK. An initiative, backed by the London Wine Trade Fair is attempting to clarify the situation.

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Fri, 05/05/2023 - 13:36

Global economic uncertainties are causing caution in the bulk wine market. 

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Mon, 05/01/2023 - 04:24

According to the Verband Deutscher Prädikatsweingüter VDP (Association of German Prädikat Wine Estates), 2022 had a positive outcome for its members.

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Mon, 05/01/2023 - 02:53

A common theme in this month’s Ciatti Global Market Report is the noticeable slowdown in European demand for bulk wine with a slowdown in turnover on the retail shelf. A longer term slide in key markets cannot be ruled out.  

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Sat, 04/29/2023 - 17:14

London City is the latest of London's airports to allow passengers to carry up to two litres of liquid onto the plane with them.

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Fri, 04/28/2023 - 08:18

In 2022, iDealwine auctioned wine online for €38.3m. Burgundy records the highest prices, rare organic and natural wines gain importance in auctions.

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Thu, 04/27/2023 - 08:11

In the run-up to the en primeur week of the Bordeaux 2022 vintage, the Liv-ex trading platform analyzes the changing market environment.

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