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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Europe

Search continues for NZ European head

New Zealand Wine Growers is still on the hunt for a new European marketing manager, following the departure of David Cox this summer.

Friday, September 28th, 2012 No Comments »

Czech Republic bans spirit sales after poisonings

The Czech Republic has banned sales of spirits over 20% after a spate of poisonings from illegal alcohol.

Monday, September 17th, 2012 No Comments »

EU slashes cellar stocks

The EU has responded to its current financial crisis with a sharp drop in expenditure on its cellar stocks.

Monday, September 17th, 2012 No Comments »

China drags wine into EU trade war

China’s wine industry has called on the government to investigate whether EU subsidies are putting its domestic products at a competitive disadvantage.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 No Comments »

Europe still capable of spoiling UK’s “good mood”

The sense of self confidence in the UK left by the Olympics received another boost this week as the retail sector surprised a few by recording a small upturn in July.

Friday, August 17th, 2012 No Comments »

China wine imports could be 50% of market

Chinese wine drinkers are showing a strong and growing preference for imported brands, with analysts saying they could grow to achieve 50% of the country’s wine market.

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 1 Comment »

Top ten trends of the last ten years: 10. The Pinots

To celebrate reaching our tenth birthday, we decided to count down the ten greatest changes in drinks since our first issue was launched in July 2002.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 No Comments »

Don’t swallow urges Bordeaux festival

The biennial Fête le Vin is so concerned about alcohol abuse that they encourage festival-goers to only taste, and not swallow, the wine.

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

World’s largest rosé Champagne released

Champagne Cattier, owners of Armand de Brignac, has released the world’s largest bottle of rosé Champagne onto the market.

Monday, May 28th, 2012 1 Comment »

The world’s most powerful drinks brands ranked and rated

2012’s Power Brands Report highlights the impact of China’s thirst for luxury drinks and a fragile US comeback on the largest and best-known wine and spirits brands.

Monday, May 21st, 2012 No Comments »

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