Europe

Austria confirms new DAC wine growing region

Austria has named its tenth DAC wine growing region – Schilcherland DAC in the far south of the country – known for its production of rosé using the red grape Blauer Wildbacher.

EU: wine harvest set for 36-year low

Extreme weather, including heavy hailstorms, hard frosts and drought, has pushed the EU wine grape harvest to an historic low in 2017, the EU department for Agriculture and Rural Development has revealed.

Hawke’s Bay wine production drops in 2017

Wine production in New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay has suffered losses due to incessant rains in March, bringing down its total production from 2016’s 42,000 tonnes to 33,000 tonnes in 2017.

‘Good start to the year’ for LVMH drinks

The wines and spirits division of French luxury group Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy has got off to a good start to the year with revenue rising to over €2 billion.

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