The value of Chinese wine imports increased by nearly 50% last year and is now worth approximately US$32.2m.
The head of the South African Wine Industry Trust (SAWIT), has denied accusations of wrongdoing in the multimillion rand deal with KWV.
French wine bodies have taken the argument about the crisis in French wine to the media with an ‘existentialist’ advert slamming the government’s position on French wine although the government…
The Alsace wine trade body, the CIVA, has reportedly paid €30,000 to have Alsace wines prominently displayed in a French film.
A handful of small producers have distanced themselves from the Burgundy wine trade body, the BIVB, to promote their wines independently.
Michael Mondavi, vice chairman of the Robert Mondavi wine corporation, has taken an extended sabbatical – citing his father’s ‘presence’ as a factor.
South African winery Fairview has introduced a new line of wines called ‘Goats do Roam in Villages’ as a trademark fight with the French continues in the US.
One third of three-star Michelin restaurants are not up to standard, French newspaper Le Figaro says.
The German 2003 vintage is set to become one of the best and most rare vintages for the country despite fears of over-exposure to the sun and reduced yields.
The expansion of multinational companies in the wine world looks set to continue as two wine investment companies merge to form Global Wine Partners LLC.
US drinks giant Brown-Forman has closed down Jekel vineyards’ operation in Monterey County.
The French INAO (Institut Nationale des Appellations d’Origine) is introducing squads of ‘vine police’ to step up quality and quantity control.
In a tribute to the bushy blonde Colombian football star, Carlos Valderrama, an Argentinian wine producer will feature the celebrated player’s picture on their bottles.
Increased taxes and an unfavourable exchange rate have caused a recent downturn of around 25% in customers at British wine stores in the channel port of Calais.
The Harrods sale is a New Year’s institution but few people will know that the best bargain is to be found in the wine department.
Renowned Bordeaux second-growth estate Pichon-Lalande has expanded into South Africa after acquiring a 126ha fruit farm estate in the Stellenbosch region.
Legendary Tuscan cabernet Sassicaia is to be protected with new security measures as wine fakes still trouble the market.
A consumer-based study has found that the British seem to be on the road to adopting a more European approach to drinking.
The Bordeaux first-growth Chateau Mouton-Rothschild has revealed the design of its new label for the 2001 vintage.
Respected Napa Valley winemakers Merryvale Vineyards are slanting their marketing towards gay consumers.
Angela Mount, the senior wine buyer for UK supermarket chain Somerfield, has recently had her taste buds insured for a record £10m.
Montravel is already well-known for its white wines but now a new red appellation – Montravel Rouge – is finding itself in the French media.