Fri, 06/23/2023 - 11:13

Late frost caused significant yield reductions, yet exceptional quality is anticipated.

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Fri, 06/23/2023 - 11:08

The Chilean powerhouse launches 'Belight' Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé with an ABV of 8.5%.

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Fri, 06/23/2023 - 11:06

Despite a decrease in export volume, the high prices in 2022 have propelled Burgundy to achieve a new sales record.

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Fri, 06/23/2023 - 08:59

Recent findings suggest that light to moderate alcohol consumption could potentially reduce the risk of heart disease by reducing stress signaling in the brain. This research highlights the importance of understanding the connection, especially given the association between alcohol consumption and cancer. Peter Douglas reports.

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Sun, 06/18/2023 - 13:28

The tragic deaths of two Chinese online influencers after drinking large quantities of baijiu spirit may seem to have little relevance to the wine industry, but this should not be taken for granted.

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Sat, 06/17/2023 - 23:07

Bulk wine suppliers around the world are trying to cover elevated input costs, so pricing on a number of wines in a number of markets can be characterised as “softening” but not falling sharply. Here's why.

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Fri, 06/16/2023 - 12:57

Despite smaller quantities, the global trade of bulk wine has experienced a significant increase in value. Driving factors include uncertainty and inflation. New Zealand stands among the winners, while Spain continues to struggle for survival.

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Fri, 06/16/2023 - 12:53

The European Commission has given France a go-ahead to distil wine surpluses, with final consultations still underway.

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Fri, 06/16/2023 - 12:46

The renowned To-Kalon Vineyard is now certified organic. In addition, Kurtis Ogasawara has been promoted to Director of Winemaking at the Robert Mondavi Winery.

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Fri, 06/16/2023 - 12:44

The New Zealander Dr. John Barker has been elected as the new Director-General of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV).

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Fri, 06/09/2023 - 09:12

The global grape production slightly declined in 2022. However, the production of table and dried grapes surged. Wine is among the biggest losers.

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Fri, 06/09/2023 - 08:49

E. & J. Gallo Winery has announced the acquisition of American beverage brand Bev, along with its portfolio of premium canned wines and spritzers. This acquisition comes two years after Gallo obtained exclusive distribution rights in the United States.

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Fri, 06/09/2023 - 08:24

Vineyards in France witnessed unprecedented changes in ownership in 2022, with prices fluctuating in various directions across different regions.

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Sat, 06/03/2023 - 18:44

Corona gave online retail a fat boom. With the return to more normality, the boom also slowed down. However, a decline of e-commerce is not to be expected.

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Fri, 06/02/2023 - 13:55

An overview of support measures for the victims of the floods. Surprisingly the Italian wine industry remains silent, as the people count on the support of the public.

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