Penedès Goes Organic

The Spanish DO Penedès aims to include an organic requirement in its specifications by 2025.

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Devil’s Advocate – The Industry-Threatening Spanish Crisis Nobody is Talking About

Robert Joseph looks behind the news of French winegrowers attacking trucks full of Spanish wine, and finds a story that needs to be more widely known.

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Radical French Protestors Destroy Spanish Wine

French protestors at the Spanish border destroyed shipments of Spanish wine. They demand a halt to imports until wines from their department sell at a profitable price.

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At Long Last, Grenache Is a Rising Star. Here’s Why

As winemakers treat Grenache with more care, it’s showing its lighter, more expressive side. Chris Losh says it’s one of the most exciting developments in red wine today.

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While Europe Faces a Grape Harvest Decline, France Shines

The EU Commission reports a wine harvest 6% lower than in 2022, while the French Ministry of Agriculture's third harvest forecast expects levels above its five-year average.

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Two Spanish Companies Accuse Each Other. Both Are Charged

The CEOs of Spanish wine giants Félix Solís and García Carrión have been summoned to court.

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Spanish Disagreements Are Hurting Sales on the US Market

Spain’s wines are better than ever, but their sales in the US market don’t reflect this. Jeff Siegel asks why Spain can’t get out of the lower segments.

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Smallest Spanish Harvest Ever Recorded

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

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Major Shake-Up in Rioja

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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