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The CIVB has declared a good 2023 vintage, despite the harvest beginning early, in mid-August. White and red grape varieties have benefited from the climatic and weather conditions, although the yield remains uncertain.

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Coop's wine assortment breaks from traditional private labeling by featuring the names of wineries and cooperatives on the label.

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An Italian with a background in Bordeaux will be responsible for winemaking in the future.

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The Châlons-en-Champagne prosecutor's office has initiated several investigations into human trafficking. There have been reports of fatalities due to the heat during the harvest.

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Trade volume for generic red wines from the AOC Bordeaux is decreasing, as prices keep dropping.

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By 2030, the CO₂ emissions of the Australian wine sector are targeted to be reduced by more than 40%. A new guide aims to chart the course to a more sustainable future and offer solutions for all players in the value chain.

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The current forecast for Spain estimates a mere 34m hectoliters, with the steepest losses seen in the hottest cultivation areas.

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As a leading publisher of specialist professional magazines, Meininger Verlag has borne witness to the highs and lows of the European wine industry, through disasters, wars and expansion.

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Even after the pandemic boom, food retail sales in Germany are growing. At the same time, there are signs of a concentration, with fewer, but more successful stores.

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This year’s Northern Hemisphere harvests are now underway after an eventful growing season of heatwaves, humidity, hailstorms, flooding, and disease pressure. What does this all mean for the crops? Ciatti gives its assessment.

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One of the largest producer associations exits key decision-making bodies of the DOCa, citing a neglect of quality and the underrepresentation of smaller producers. What does this mean for the future of Rioja wines?

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Georgia and Greece roll out state aid to support their storm-impacted agricultural sectors. Georgia focuses on grape distillation, while Greece taps into EU funds for broader aid.

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The Association of German Sparkling Wine Producers reports a 2.8% increase in sales, defying the general downward trend in German still wines.

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Approximately 2.2m liters of red wine leaked from two tanks at a distillation facility, flooding a town.

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The authorities in Alsace think Riesling should be dry. Australian experts - and Jancis Robinson MW - beg to differ. And so does Rolly Gassmann, one of Alsace's top producers, who even launched an online petition to fight the move.

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