Napa Pioneer Warren Winiarski Dies at 95

The founder of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, who achieved legendary status by securing first place in the 1976 Judgment of Paris tasting and went on to be a leading light in the California wine industry has died.

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Faiveley Acquires Williams Selyem in Sonoma

The Burgundian family deepens its commitment to the Pinot specialist Williams Selyem from Sonoma.

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After Explosive Growth, French Rosé Sales Slow

The French are drinking less wine - including rosé which had been enjoying spectacular growth. Exports of pink wine have fallen too.

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Marilisa Allegrini Welcomes Andrea Lonardi MW

The former COO of Angelini Wines & Estates will now support the company as an Executive Advisor. Lonardi is set to enhance the existing terroirs and promote the company's growth.

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Prosecco DOCG: Tradition Demands

As a Unesco World Heritage Site, the Prosecco Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG has achieved a status that fills the region with pride, but also brings obligations for the producers. Benjamin Sauri Montalt, Clemens Gerke report.

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Germany Wants a Vine-Pull Scheme, a Halt to Further Planting and More Piwis

With 191 exhibitors and around 4,000 local and international visitors, the 50th VDP Weinbörse trade fair broke all previous records. Germany's Food and Agriculture minister, Cem Özdemir used it as an opportunity to share his plans for the wine industry. The VDP was only partly convinced.

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Prices for Bordeaux 2023 Well Below the Previous Year

The first prices in the current En Primeur campaign have been released. Expectations are confirmed: prices are significantly lower than the previous year's campaign.

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Against the Odds: VDP Satisfied With a Challenging 2023

The gap is widening in the association. The economic performance of the wineries varied greatly in 2023 - but was positive overall.

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Germany: Fifty Years at the VDP Mainzer Weinbörse

What began as the Rheinhessen Riesling Show has now become the most important benchmark for German wine. A guest article by journalist and wine historian Daniel Deckers.

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