EU Adopts New Regulations for PDOs

The EU has agreed on a new regulation aimed at more effectively safeguarding Appellations of Origin, even when the respective products are processed into others.

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China’s Wine Industry Looks to Exports to Reverse Decline

As the Chinese wine industry hits rock bottom, some of the country's producers are shifting their focus to export markets. Louise Hurren reports.

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Bulk Wine Market: Uncertain Outlook

Unpredictable harvest volumes and sluggish markets have an impact on prices for bulk wine.

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Sable de Camargue in France Achieves AOC Status

France’s latest protected designation of origin is dedicated to Vin Gris and Gris de Gris.

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Australian Wine Exports Plummet

With export volumes and values falling, Australia desperately needs a reopening of its market in China. But this may not be enough to solve its problems.

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Why and How German Consumers Buy the Wines That They Do

Understanding your customers is the key to long-term success, particularly in the saturated domestic German wine market. This makes it worth paying attention to the latest image and target group study by the German Wine Institute (DWI).

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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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Changing of the Guard at Château Margaux

Corinne Mentzelopoulos, owner of Château Margaux in Bordeaux, hands over the reins to her children.

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Burgundy Reflects on Its Business Model

Burgundy reports a generally favorable outcome for its wine sales; however, stock levels are recovering slowly.

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Vintage Wine Estates Reports Significant Losses

The US corporation observes declining revenues amidst rising costs. Depreciation makes for deep red figures.

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Roederer Fights Against Pet Nat "Crystal"

An English winery is entangled in a legal dispute with Champagne Louis Roederer over their "Crystal Pet Nat Pink," which has irked the French champagne makers.

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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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Australia Breathes a Sigh of Relief as Trade Dispute With China Reviewed

Australia and China have suspended their World Trade Organization wine tariff dispute. China wants to take five months to review the punitive tariffs imposed on wine imports from Australia. In return, Australia will suspend its complaint to the WTO.

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Devil’s Advocate: The Confusing World of English Sparkling Wine

Robert Joseph highlights — and questions — the diversity of styles on offer.

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Diverging from EU, Britain Relaxes Wine Legislation and Introduces Confusion

Robert Joseph considers the implications of the UK government decision to dump EU wine rules.

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