Thu, 06/01/2023 - 19:03

Prices on the world market for bulk wine are hardly changing, demand remains very restrained. 

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Mon, 05/29/2023 - 19:57

Italy is at risk of starting the 2023 harvest with the highest inventory of the last 20 years. Can crisis distillation help?

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Sun, 05/28/2023 - 16:41

Ireland is implementing its plans for health warnings on alcohol, despite criticism from the EU.

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Sun, 05/28/2023 - 16:23

The Bordeaux wine brand "Petrus Lambertini" has been convicted for "parasitic actions" at the expense of Château Petrus. 

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Sun, 05/28/2023 - 15:55

After receiving approval in 2022, the first vineyards of the hybrid variety Voltis are being planted. The trial remains with restrictions.

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Sun, 05/28/2023 - 15:39

As a part of its commitment to reduce its environmental impact, the Swedish alcohol monopoly, Systembolaget, has outlined specific maximum weights and permissible CO2 emissions for single-use glass in its purchasing conditions. 

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Sun, 05/28/2023 - 15:19

Following the devastating storms in Emilia-Romagna, many villages in the mountains are still isolated. The extent of the damage will only gradually become clear. Veronika Crecelius reports.

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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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