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Saturday 22 October 2016 loc: GB


California 2016: ‘average’ yields ‘exceptional’ fruit

California’s 2016 wine harvest has resulted in average yields but “exceptional fruit”, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

China topples US as Australia’s top export market

China has overtaken the US to become Australia’s most valuable export market, fuelled by the increased demand for higher priced bottled wine.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Storming success for La Mission in NYC

An ex-cellar sale of Château La Mission Haut-Brion in New York has realised almost US$1.4 million with over $40,000 raised for charity.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation Brands sells off Canadian business

Constellation Brands has sold its Canadian business to an Ontario-based teachers’ pension plan for CAN$1 billion.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne to dominate NYC auction

Sotheby’s fine wine sale in New York this November will feature over 1,000 lots of Bollinger, Krug and top Burgundy.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Obama opens Cuba door wider

Pernod Ricard has come another step closer to getting back into the US market with its Havana Club rum range.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Vivino app builds UK coverage with e-commerce roll out

Wine review app Vivino is extending its reach by launching an e-commerce site to attract the millennial audience.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation acquires $160m Utah whiskey distillery

US-based drinks producer Constellation Brands has acquired Utah whiskey distillery High West in a deal worth a reported $160 million.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Christie’s reveals NYC auction line-ups

Auction house Christie’s will hold two fine wine and spirit auctions this October in New York City featuring lots of Burgundy and rare Scotch.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Hooch app sees $1.5m investment

US cocktail app, Hooch, has closed its current financing round with investments totalling $1.5 million from several private investors and a New York venture capital firm.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

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