A New Champagne from 50 Cent

The Terroirs et Vignerons de Champagne (TEVC) cooperative group will in future produce Champagne for the "Le Chemin du Roi" brand of Sire Champagne, a subsidiary of Hoboken, New Jersey-based Sire Spirits - the company owned by U.S. rapper Curtis Jackson, aka '50 Cent'.

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An Interview with Caro Maurer, Master of Wine: “Not an Elitist Group”

In 2011, Caro Maurer was the first German-speaking woman to achieve the prestigious Master of Wine (MW) title. She spoke with Alexandra Wrann about the rocky road that got her there, this year’s symposium of the Institute of Masters of Wine in Wiesbaden and the fight against climate change.

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Constellation Brands Buys Domaine Curry

Constellation Brands has bought the Napa Valley luxury wine brand Domaine Curry. The acquisition took place following a strategic realignment into the premium segment.

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Jackson Family Wines Invests in England

Jackson Family Wines is making significant investments in England, including acquiring the CEO of its future competitor, Gusbourne.

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Symington is Leading the Way in Sustainability

Symington is being recognized as the first winery for its sustainable initiatives with the new government certification from Instituto da Vinha e do Vinho (IVV) and ViniPortugal.

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Treasury Wine Estates' Innovative AI-based Marketing Approach

Big companies are already using AI to get a competitive advantage. Felicity Carter finds out about a new project from Treasury Wine Estates.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Making a Good Non-Alcoholic Wine. An Interview with Irem Eren

The need to reduce alcohol levels in wine and other fermented beverages is growing. Anja Zimmer talks to Irem Eren of BevZero about the challenges when making non-alcoholic wines and how to avoid wine faults and ensure quality.

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Argentina Faces a Smaller Harvest in 2023

Late frost caused significant yield reductions, yet exceptional quality is anticipated.

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Concha Y Toro Introduces a Low-Calorie Wine

The Chilean powerhouse launches 'Belight' Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé with an ABV of 8.5%.

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Burgundy Export Sales Reach an All-Time High

Despite a decrease in export volume, the high prices in 2022 have propelled Burgundy to achieve a new sales record.

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Research Suggests That Alcohol Has Some Positive Effects

Recent findings suggest that light to moderate alcohol consumption could potentially reduce the risk of heart disease by reducing stress signaling in the brain. This research highlights the importance of understanding the connection, especially given the association between alcohol consumption and cancer. Peter Douglas reports.

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"We need to do more around diversity and inclusion." An Interview with Julian Gore-Booth, IMW

Julian Gore-Booth became Executive Director of the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) in October 2022. Robert Joseph caught up with him to learn more about his plans for the IMW.

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Ciatti Report: Prices Are Softening. Here’s Why

Bulk wine suppliers around the world are trying to cover elevated input costs, so pricing on a number of wines in a number of markets can be characterised as “softening” but not falling sharply. Here's why.

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Bulk Wine Gaining Traction

Despite smaller quantities, the global trade of bulk wine has experienced a significant increase in value. Driving factors include uncertainty and inflation. New Zealand stands among the winners, while Spain continues to struggle for survival.

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France Gets Green Light to Distill Wine as Surplus Crisis Looms

The European Commission has given France a go-ahead to distil wine surpluses, with final consultations still underway.

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