Fri, 06/10/2022 - 09:30

Moldova, is a significant wine exporter, despite its small population and area. Until now, however, it has often gone unnoticed. This year, thanks in part to the tragic events taking place in its neighbour, Ukraine, that has changed.

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Thu, 06/09/2022 - 22:59

New research from California confirms that wine no longer is as popular with American consumers as it was. But the people who are drinking it are spending more.

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Thu, 06/02/2022 - 13:20

Two years after the imposition of tariffs by the Chinese government that threatened to destroy its huge Chinese business, Penfolds is launching a wine from the Ningxia region under its own brand. Robert Joseph reports.

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Tue, 05/24/2022 - 17:35

A French company is planning to launch a new commercial yeast in 2023 that might help wineries produce wines with 13.5% from grapes that might otherwise have produced 15%.

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Tue, 05/24/2022 - 12:27

In its latest annual report, US online retailer, Drizly, reveals that the youngest wine drinkers in the US say they are going to drink more red wine - or non-alcoholic beverages. Wine also seems to be a popular gift.

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Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:30

While the Napa Valley still gets the most attention, the seaboard hills of Sonoma are increasingly attractive to winemakers looking for conditions that will survive climate change.

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Thu, 05/19/2022 - 21:14

At the first ProWein trade fair in three years, the wine industry was experiencing – like every other industry – inflationary costs, a global supply chain crisis and a shortage of dry goods. It is undoubtedly a difficult environment in which to do business, and fairs like ProWein can provide an important opportunity to gain clearer visibility of market pitfalls and find solutions face-to-face. An outlook by winebroker Angelo Cotrone.

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Thu, 05/12/2022 - 23:18

Australia’s deepening grape over-supply crisis reached new heights this week with the announcement from Casella Family Brands that it was placing 7258ha of its vineyards on the market. Jeni Port tells us the story behind the deal.

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Wed, 05/11/2022 - 14:14

While Russian and Ukrainian troops bombard each other with heavy artillery, Kiev's IT specialists are quietly using their computer skills to undermine Russian daily life.

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Wed, 05/11/2022 - 12:19

Famous Napa wine brands now live under the same roof as hemp-induced cider, illustrating the collapse in the boundaries between different kinds of beverage.

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Tue, 05/10/2022 - 12:55

The two largest reservoirs in the biggest wine producing region in the US are dangerously empty. What does this mean for entry-level California wine?

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Tue, 05/10/2022 - 10:30

In 1971, Domaines Peyronie, bought a trademark called Chateau Pauillac which they began to use on the bottles of wine they produced on a small plot of land. Half a century later, that decision has proved controversial.

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Fri, 05/06/2022 - 00:27

While tokenization of assets such as wine is still in an early stage of its development, it is already of increasing economic importance. Michael Paul Kramer, Jochen Heussner and Prof. Dr. Jon H. Hanf of Geisenheim University report.

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Thu, 05/05/2022 - 12:08

Following the disastrous frosts of 2021, and increasingly variable crops, producers of IGP Pays d’Oc wines are looking to introduce Champagne-style reserves to enable them to offer regular supplies.

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Tue, 05/03/2022 - 18:41

As US states legalise cannabis, tax revenues from the drug now already exceed the money they get from alcohol.

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