Thu, 11/17/2022 - 19:33

There is a new twist in the recently exposed fraud scandal in Bordeaux: previously The Times reported that (several) managers of Celliers Vinicoles du Blayais had been involved in the fraud. The company has now denied this to our sister publication WEINWIRTSCHAFT.

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Fri, 11/11/2022 - 11:38

A board of directors will now run Red Bull's business as founder’s son, Mark Mateschitz, becomes a shareholder. The Board consists of Franz Watzlawick (CEO Beverage Business), Alexander Kirchmayr (CFO) and Oliver Mintzlaff (CEO Corporate Projects and Investments). 

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Fri, 11/11/2022 - 01:37

Cost increases, inflation and numerous crises are shaping 2022, but so is the question of greater sustainability. How are Italian companies looking at the market?

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Fri, 11/04/2022 - 14:09

Francesco Lollobrigida is Italy's new agriculture minister. The politician's first statements are directed against EU policies.

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Fri, 11/04/2022 - 11:10

World wine production in 2022 is again expected to be slightly below average. However, this does not apply to all regions. The differences between the individual wine-growing zones and countries are shown by the assessment just published by the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV). It forecasts volumes of between 257.5 and 262.3 million hl for world wine production in 2022.

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Fri, 11/04/2022 - 10:35

Exchange rates determine the price. Red wine prices fall. Ciatti's current data.

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Thu, 11/03/2022 - 22:06

Valpolicella wants to have the grape drying process included in Unesco's intangible cultural heritage.

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Fri, 10/28/2022 - 12:49

Apart from its classic port, in many markets, Portuguese wines are considered a niche. Yet the country is exporting growing volumes of wine. A brief insight into the status quo.

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Thu, 10/27/2022 - 23:32

The 2022 wine harvest in Spain is below the yield of the previous year. However, individual regions were able to harvest significantly more grapes than in 2021, as can be seen from figures published in the Spanish trade medium "La Semana Vitivinícola " and on the website

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Thu, 10/27/2022 - 23:25

On 30 October, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) will readmit Ukraine to its ranks. The war-ravaged Eastern European state was already a member from 1997 to 2008. This brings the number of OIV member states to 49. 

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Thu, 10/27/2022 - 01:45

Around 9 mill. hl of wine and juice made it into the cellars in the 2022 wine harvest. The latest estimates by the German Winegrowers' Association from 24.10.2022 are slightly - about 2% - above the average of the last 10 years and 6% above the previous year's result.

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Tue, 10/25/2022 - 21:03

France's harvest forecast is revised upward by 600,000hl.

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Fri, 10/21/2022 - 00:10

The wine grape harvests in the Northern Hemisphere are winding down. Prices are relatively stable for the moment. The bulk market shows stable-to-softening pricing on many wines. Report by wine broker Christian Jungbluth.

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Thu, 10/20/2022 - 22:09

Treasury Wine Estates Ltd (TWE) confirms the majority acquisition of Château Lanessan in the Haut-Médoc. The move doubles the Penfolds brand's production capacity in France.

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Tue, 10/18/2022 - 16:27

Among the victims of the recent Iranian kamikaze drone attacks on Kyiv was Viktoriia (Vika), a sommelier who worked as a sommelier in GoodWine, one of the best wine stores in the Ukrainian capital.