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Wednesday 18 January 2017 loc: US

California

Sonoma launches think-tank to tackle agricultural ‘crisis’

Sonoma Country Winegrowers, the organization that promotes the Californian wine region, has established a new think-tank to combat the agricultural “crisis” facing winegrowers in the county.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 1 Comment »

HK’s Ponti takes on JFW’s Siduri

One of Hong Kong’s most established wine merchants, Ponti Wine Cellars has announced it has taken on the exclusive distribution of Jackson Family Wines’ Siduri Pinot Noir range.

Friday, January 6th, 2017 No Comments »

Five great Chardonnays from around the world

Following a comparative blind tasting in London last October, we bring you five great Chardonnays from five great wine-producing nations.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Fine wine predictions 2016: the results

At the start of the year we made some predictions for the fine wine market in 2016, how true did they turn out to be?

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Napa’s Trinchero winery buys Mason Cellars

Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) has acquired California’s Mason Cellars, owners of Pomelo and Three Pears wines, as it continues to raise its premium offer.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: picks for 2017

Which fine wines might be poised to go up a gear in 2017 and reward the canny investor? There are plenty of picks in Bordeaux, California and Italy still.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Premier Cru owner sentenced to six years

John Fox, owner of bankrupt fine wine retailer Premier Cru, has been sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for running a ponzi scheme for two decades.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

How much fake fine wine is in the market?

Just how much fake fine wine is circulating the market? Maureen Downey has an idea – and it’s much more than the trade thinks.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Premier Cru liquidation: empty bottles of fine wine among lots

Hundreds of empty bottles and thousands of empty cases of fine wine were among the lots recently sold-off from closed US merchant Premier Cru.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 1 Comment »

NFL star sends wine to teammates and opponents

American footballer Von Miller has sent every player in the AFC West – teammates and opponents – a bottle of wine as a thank you for being such great sports.

Monday, December 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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