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Thu, 10/12/2006 - 15:00

by Subhash Arora

There is good news for wine drinkers in Mumbai. Since October 1st the Maharashtra government has allowed the sale of wine and beer in supermarkets


Wed, 10/11/2006 - 15:00

by Alfredo Hervias

Sporting growth of over 30% in the year ending on the 30th of June 2006, Argentina has for the first time overtaken Chile as a the leading supplier


Tue, 10/10/2006 - 15:00

by Ronald de Groot

Otto Lenselink, 56, sold his eponymous Dutch importing company to the Belgian enterprise Fourcroy in 1995. He stayed on as managing director in the


Tue, 10/10/2006 - 15:00

by Rich Cartiere

Over the past three years Riesling as a category has grown by nearly 75% on the American market and now accounts for almost 2% of total sales in the


Mon, 10/09/2006 - 15:00

by Bernard Burtschy

Château Fourcas Hosten, a Cru Bourgeois Supérieur in Listrac, has changed hands. Peter M. F. Sichel from New York, who is the also managing


Mon, 10/09/2006 - 15:00

by Michael Fridjhon

The annual auction of the Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) is an event which has come to be regarded as a barometer of the health of the top-end of the


Sun, 10/08/2006 - 15:00

by Subhash Arora

Vijay Mallya, chairman of UB Group, the largest beer and spirit s company in India has announced his foray into the wine market. After failing to buy


Sun, 10/08/2006 - 15:00

by Charles Metcalfe

I think we may have seen the best of the recent run of high prices, confided David Elswood at lunch after a sale of Finest & Rarest Wines on


Sun, 10/08/2006 - 15:00

by Victor de la Serna

Although against the European decision to condone the use of oak chips to flavour wine, the Consejo Regulador in Rioja plans to allow its


Sat, 10/07/2006 - 15:00

by Othmar Stäheli

After the bankruptcy of Swiss Wine Communication in July, a new company has been founded to promote Swiss wine both on the domestic market and


Thu, 10/05/2006 - 15:00

by Michèle Shah


Wed, 10/04/2006 - 15:00

by Hervé Lalau

At 26 litres per head each year, Belgians are keen on wine and tend to think that stores that select the best are good retailers. As it is difficult


Wed, 10/04/2006 - 15:00

by Hervé Lalau

Exports of French sparkling wines to Belgium have been increasing steadily for the last five years. In 2001, a total of 124,000 hectolitres of French


Tue, 10/03/2006 - 15:00

by Bernard Burtschy

The unusually shy Josef Helfrich, founder and managing director of Grands Chais de France, announced recently that his group had formed a


Mon, 10/02/2006 - 15:00

by Michèle Shah

Emilio Pedron from Gruppo Italiano Vini has confirmed that his group has purchased the production facility of Bolla near Soave from Brown-Forman for


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