Justin Knock

Justin Knock MW predicts trusted wine brands will make a comeback in 2015

23 Jan 2015 | By Erin Smith

Justin Knock MW, one of the partners behind the recent acquisition of wine merchant Philglas & Swiggot, and a consulting winemaker for Encirc Wines, sees wine brands making a comeback with consumers, Italy facing potential supply problems and questions whether New Zealand can keep its momentum going as hot topics to ...

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Ribera del Duero

Spain’s wine exports jumped by 380m litres but revenues plummeted

21 Jan 2015 | By Gemma McKenna

Spain exported almost 380 million litres more wine in the first 11 months of 2014, but its revenues were down €93 million, as prices took a nose dive by 31 cents per litre.

Ted Popov: heads up Accolade's European division

Accolade Wines switches its European division from the UK to Poland

17 Sep 2014 | By Richard Siddle

Accolade Wines is to run its European affairs from a new dedicated office in Warsaw, Poland rather than manage the operation from its UK headquarters.

Chris Chinn is looking for a distributor for his English wines

Herefordshire English winery looking for UK distributor

30 Jan 2015 | By Bernadette Costello

One of the oldest farming families in Herefordshire, which converted from cattle to vines 10 years ago, is looking for a UK distributor for its wine.

Farr Vintners, Berry Bros & Rudd and Majestic are calling on Bordeaux for better trading terms

Top British importers and merchants unite to call for better prices from Bordeaux

23 Jan 2015 | By Richard Siddle

Some of the biggest wine importers, distributors, brokers and retailers in the country, including Majestic, Berry Bros & Rudd and Farr Vintners, have written to Bordeaux producers to demand changes in pricing of wines being offered to the UK.

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Germany landscape

AWE's Lindsay Oram on how regulation and innovation is working for German producers

28 Nov 2014

One of the most common questions posed by students is, ‘Why is winemaking in the Old World so heavily regulated compared to winemaking in the New World’? Many students also assume that regulation leads to lack of innovative thinking. And nowhere is there more wine regulation than in Germany.

Cockburn's Port

Cockburn’s Port lines up year of celebrations for bicentenary

20 Jan 2015 | By Gemma McKenna

Cockburn’s Port is embarking on a year of celebration in 2015 to mark the company’s bicentenary – including launching a commemorative edition of its Special Reserve.

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