Devil’s Advocate: Why Franciacorta's 134 Subzones May Make Commercial Sense

Franciacorta is the latest region to break itself up into subzones. At first glance, this seems too complicated — but Robert Joseph suggests there may be method behind the madness.

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US Grocer Merger Could Mean Less Shelf Space for Wine

Two giant retailers are proposing a merger. If it goes ahead, it could have a significant impact on the American wine market. Jeff Siegel reports.

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New Shareholder for Accolade

Australian Wine Holdco Limited steps in to alleviate the financial situation of the wine giant.

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Wine-Searcher Has a New Owner

E-commerce specialist for spirits, Flaviar, has marked its entry into the wine market with the purchase of Wine-Searcher. This move promises to bring more convenient shopping experiences and integration of artificial intelligence.

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TWE to Acquire Unnamed Winery and Land in New Zealand

With the planned acquisition of a winery in Marlborough, the corporation's vineyard area in New Zealand would increase to 750 hectares.

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More Sales and More Consolidation Ahead in US Wine Market

TWE spending $1 billion for Daou is a sign of the future, says Jeff Siegel. But there are likely to be more properties for sale than there are buyers. 

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Devil’s Advocate: The Billion-Dollar Deal. Did Treasury Overpay?

Robert Joseph takes a level-headed look at Treasury Wine Estates’ latest US acquisition.

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Pernod Ricard to Sell Jacob’s Creek And Brancott Estate. Is It Exiting Wine?

According to a September 20, report in the Australian Financial Review, Pernod Ricard “has mandated two investment banks to conduct a strategic review of its Australia and New Zealand business, which is expected to lead to a change of control before the end of the year.”

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Australian Vintage Struggles to Find Investor

The publicly traded wine company is looking for a buyer. The value of Australian Vintage is estimated at US$67m.

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