Thu, 10/27/2022 - 23:32

The 2022 wine harvest in Spain is below the yield of the previous year. However, individual regions were able to harvest significantly more grapes than in 2021, as can be seen from figures published in the Spanish trade medium "La Semana Vitivinícola " and on the website

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Thu, 10/27/2022 - 23:25

On 30 October, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) will readmit Ukraine to its ranks. The war-ravaged Eastern European state was already a member from 1997 to 2008. This brings the number of OIV member states to 49. 

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Thu, 10/27/2022 - 01:45

Around 9 mill. hl of wine and juice made it into the cellars in the 2022 wine harvest. The latest estimates by the German Winegrowers' Association from 24.10.2022 are slightly - about 2% - above the average of the last 10 years and 6% above the previous year's result.

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Tue, 10/25/2022 - 21:03

France's harvest forecast is revised upward by 600,000hl.

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Fri, 10/21/2022 - 00:10

The wine grape harvests in the Northern Hemisphere are winding down. Prices are relatively stable for the moment. The bulk market shows stable-to-softening pricing on many wines. Report by wine broker Christian Jungbluth.

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Thu, 10/20/2022 - 22:09

Treasury Wine Estates Ltd (TWE) confirms the majority acquisition of Château Lanessan in the Haut-Médoc. The move doubles the Penfolds brand's production capacity in France.

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Tue, 10/18/2022 - 16:27

Among the victims of the recent Iranian kamikaze drone attacks on Kyiv was Viktoriia (Vika), a sommelier who worked as a sommelier in GoodWine, one of the best wine stores in the Ukrainian capital. 

Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:13

British wine drinkers are set to pay significantly more for their wine.

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Thu, 10/13/2022 - 11:20

In Australia, some wine producers are planning to leave red wine grapes on the vines in 2023.

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Wed, 10/12/2022 - 23:26

Pierre Castel, founder of the French Castel Group, has been sentenced to pay back taxes and a fine of the equivalent of €424 mill. in Switzerland. 

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Fri, 10/07/2022 - 10:14

Italy's wine sector is undergoing a strong concentration. Between 2010 and 2020, the number of wineries fell by a third to 255,520. This is the result of a census for agriculture conducted by the statistics office Istat in 2021. The industry association Unione Italiana Vini (UIV) has analyzed the figures for the wine sector. Veronika Crecelius reports.

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Thu, 10/06/2022 - 19:43

Sicilian wine company Planeta is taking over the management and distribution of the Feudi Spitaleri winery on Mount Etna, with immediate effect. The winery cultivates 60ha of vineyards and is the oldest winery on the volcano - a legend that had almost fallen into oblivion.

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Thu, 10/06/2022 - 19:08

It is probably the news of the year in the French wine world: Artémis Domaines, owned by the billionaire family of François Pinault (who also owns Château Latour), is merging with Maisons & Domaines Henriot, as international media report.

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Thu, 10/06/2022 - 18:57

The planning for ProWein takes shape. First details have already been determined.

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Fri, 09/30/2022 - 13:58

Following a decision by the the Environmental Protection Agency – EPA - US grape growers can continue to use Roundup to help to keep their vineyards free of weeds.

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