Villa Maria, one of New Zealand’s biggest producers is to change ownership. Robert Joseph considers the importance of knowing a little more about the important players in the shadows of the wine industry.
Meininger’s tracks the impact of Brexit upon the wine industry in a two-part series. In the first part of our Brexit series, we take a closer look at how UK importers and retailers face the grim realities of Brexit and at the easing the abandonment of VI-1 forms bring.
While exports from European competitors decreased last year, Portuguese still wine exports increased in value and volumes. Galvanised by the rise of exports, Portugal’s bigger companies face the challenge of raising the low average export prices.
The wine world has been in turmoil since last week: Russia has passed a law that requires new certifications of imported Champagne. Reactions from the industry followed promptly. What exactly is behind the new law and what consequences does it have for the wine industry?
Sergey Panov has compiled the most important information.