AOC

HK sales of AOC Burgundy soar

Revenue of Burgundy wine grew by 9% in 2016 reaching a new record of €43 million with sales of red and white AOCs the Hong Kong top sellers, reflecting a diversifying and “democratic" market, according to the BIVB.

Relaxed planting laws spells ‘death’ of AOC system

A new EU law that came into force on 1 January relaxing the rules on planting vines in Europe spells “the death of the AOC system” according to one producer.

Hot Hong Kong openings: November

November is Hong Kong's most wine-soaked month but the festivities, launched and merriment don't stop there: here is our round-up of Hong Kong's best new restaurants.

Loire winemaker in court over AOC breach

A biodynamic winemaker is facing a fine of €5,000 for allegedly wrongly linking 2,800 bottles of his vin de table wine to an Appellation of Origin (AOC).

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