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Yealands Estate

Marlborough to be 'fully planted in 5 to 10 years', says NZ wine chief

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Higher consumer demand for New Zealand wines has continued to put pressure on land space and some...

Germany Rhineland Palatinate

Germany to consume more wine than Italy by 2018, says Vinexpo

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Germany will overtake Italy to become the world's third largest wine consuming nation within four years,...


2014 Champagne sales hit second highest total on record

Monday 19 January 2015

Around 308m bottles of Champagne were sold around the world in 2014, according to provisional figures,...

Guillaume Deglise

Vinexpo Bordeaux: Chief promises 'major change' for 2015 show

Monday 19 January 2015

One of the biggest events in the wine trade’s calendar, Vinexpo in Bordeaux, will get a major facelift...

Champagne festival 2015

Champagne exports 'will overtake' French sales for first time in 2015

Monday 19 January 2015

More Champagne will be shipped abroad than sold in France in 2015, according to the new head of the...

fruit fly

Grape rotting fruit fly raises alarm in German vineyards

Friday 16 January 2015

German winemakers have become the latest in Europe to raise concerns over an Asian fruit fly that causes...

Vines Languedoc

Languedoc wine group sues US importer

Friday 16 January 2015

French wine group Vignerons de la Mediterranee has filed a lawsuit against its ex-US importer, a...

Vinedos del Contino

Contino 'founding father' Jose Madrazo dies

Thursday 15 January 2015

Jose Madrazo, one of Rioja's biggest proponents for more than 40 years and co-founder of the Contino...

Rhone wine advert balloon

France's anti-alcohol lobby forces Rhone wine body to change advert slogan

Wednesday 14 January 2015

Cotes du Rhone winemakers are the latest to fall foul of France's anti-alcohol lobby after being ordered...

Knight Frank vineyard index 2014

Graphic: California leads global vineyard price rises

Tuesday 13 January 2015

Data from estate agency Knight Frank shows that Sonoma in California has seen some of the steepest rises...

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