Chris Mercer

rain over napa

Brazil could be about to see a rise in sales of wine from Napa Valley, after the country agreed to recognise the California wine region's Geographic Indication status.


France is to host what is being billed as the first international competition solely for Grenache wines, to help shed light on a frequently overlooked grape variety.


The Dragons' Den-style talent show WineStars has signed a deal with Wines of Argentina and is planning to launch a consumer sales website in the next few months.

Olympic wine

Fairtrade wine has a golden marketing opportunity after being selected to spearhead the launch of bespoke Olympic wines at London 2012.

Migrated from

Premium wines are flying off the shelves in the UK, despite a lacklustre sales trend for the overall market, new figures show.


Many Canadian wine drinkers could be free to transport wines across provincial borders for the first time in their lives, if a new law passes as expected.