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Chilean wine producer, Casa Silva, is the 21st winner of the annual Winery of the Year competition held by the Association of Chilean Wine and Wines of Chile.
Cambridge Wine Merchants has been named the Sud de France Retailer of the Year in a competition run by the region’s generic body, in association with Harpers.
The market for New World sparkling wine in the UK is likely to remain stagnant for the foreseeable future, according to Tesco wine buyer Laura Jewell MW.
New Zealand winery, Trinity Hill, is moving its distribution in the UK from Enotria to Liberty Wines from January 1, 2014.
Such was the social media activity around last month’s Wine Vision global conference held in London it was trending on Twitter by day three of the event. Here is our round up of the main social media activity taking place during the final day of talks, debates and panel sessions.
News that the government is to insist the drinks sector introduces a new registration scheme for wholesalers in a bid to curb alcohol fraud has been welcomed by trade leaders.
Economic forecasts have been released this week that predict the total amount of money raised by duty on wine will increase by 54% over the next six years if the duty escalator remains in place.
South African producer, Origin Wine, has opened a new office in Sweden this week as part of its strategy to drive distribution of its wines in key markets around the world.
Sparkling wine continues to show strong growth in its major markets, Richard Halstead of Wine Intelligence told the 3rd International Sparkling Wine Symposium, with a new generation of drinkers and distinct changes in drinking habits the key drivers.
Riedel Crystal announced it will be bringing its UK distribution in-house instead of going through supplier Churchill China, which could result in an average price reduction of around 20% for customers from February 1, 2014.
Without the budgets to talk directly to a highly fragmented consumer base in diverse markets around the world, social media offers wine producers an unrivalled way of tapping into potential customers, according to South African producer, Mike Ratcliffe.
JF Hillebrand Group AG has bought the Satellite Logistics Group, a Texas based supply-chain provider for the drinks industry.
Live from Wine Vision 2013
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High-end and with bags of niche appeal, Croatia is turning heads among sommeliers and independents. Andrew Catchpole reports on the opportunities for Croatian wine in the UK.
How exchange rates can predict the future of wine Subscription
Worldwide currency exchange rates continue to help shape the winners and losers in the global wine world and have played a key role in helping China become such a significant player.
Wine-trade leaders share vision of future Subscription
What do the world’s wine leaders think of the industry’s future? Gemma McKenna reports on an exclusive survey of the trade’s senior figures ahead of next week’s Wine Vision conference
As part of our special focus on Croatian wine this month, Joe Wadsack looks back on the special masterclass he hosted at the inaugural Wines of Croatia London tasting in October.
Robin Copestick's Asian and Australia adventure takes him to Adelaide - don't mention the cricket...
Adelaide Oh dear I think I am being punished for having the good fortune to be in Sydney for the Rugby World Cup final in 2003 when England beat Australia and also in Adelaide in 2010 when we smashed the Aussies in the second test of The Ashes. England’s performance has been truly dismal and depressing. What is worse is that I am staying at the same hotel as the Australian team. It is very painful having to smile at them at ...
Wine and cricket are so inextricably interwoven in South Australia that the number of winemakers and vineyard managers, who will be descending upon the Adelaide Oval for the second Ashes Test from December 5-9, should number not two but three figures. Those coming reads like a Who’s Who of the South Australian wine industry.