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Tuesday 21 October 2014

France

Loiseau translates wine expertise to Cognac

Rémy Martin’s new cellar master Baptiste Loiseau has explained how his background in winemaking helped to propel him into one of the top jobs in Cognac.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Italy storming up Wine Society ranks

Society members are being seduced by Spanish and Italian wines despite a deeply held attachment to France.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy Cointreau announces new CEO

Rémy Cointreau has named former Louis Vuitton high flyer Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet as its new CEO.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

European demand drives Label 5 growth

Label 5 Scotch whisky has hit a new sales record, selling 2.51 million cases in 2013, with Europe the primary source of growth.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Brad Pitt revels in winemaking ‘farmer’ role

Brad Pitt has opened up about his life as a winemaker and why his “compulsive nature” and experience as an actor has helped him produce one of the year’s most sought after rosés.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Bertrand offers no-sulphite guarantee

Languedoc-Roussillon producer Gerard Bertrand is offering a three-year guarantee on his sulphite-free range in a bid to calm concerns about the stability of these wines.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine Australia cracks down on ‘orange’ wine

Wine Australia has threatened that producers outside the region of Orange in New South Wales who name their wines as “orange” risk “serious consequences”.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Last call to register for Alsace trade fair

The second bi-annual international trade fair for the wines of Alsace will take place next month showcasing the best of the region’s wines.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Nicolas Feuillatte hails record profits

Centre Vinicole – Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has reported record net operating profits of €17.8 million for 2013, an increase of 13.5%.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 No Comments »

23 children fall ill after vines sprayed

A group of French schoolchildren and their teacher have been taken ill following the chemical spraying of vines near their school, it has been reported.

Friday, May 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

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