The trafficking of false labels of fine wine is apparently soaring on the internet as one such fraudster in Bordeaux was recently jailed for four months.
The success of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s wine has continued after an autographed barrel of wine from their Château Miraval estate sold for €10,000 at a recent auction.
The world is facing its “deepest” wine shortage in 40 years, according to a report released this week by Morgan Stanley that has raised fears in the industry.
Six hectares of Léoville Las Cases’ vineyards have been accidentally poisoned by its neighbour Léoville Poyferré.
Wine consumption in Italy, one of the world’s largest producers, has hit a record low, with consumption per capita at its weakest since Italy was unified in 1861.
Tim Hall, director of Scala Wine School, clinched second place at this year’s Champagne Ambassador’s competition.
Wine doesn’t sell itself – especially Bordeaux right now – so it’s time to see some customers.
As well as an MW in the stocks this week in the drinks trade also saw a touch of Hollywood and fashion royalty make an appearance.
I’ve always wanted to suggest a tongue-in-cheek advertising slogan for the wines of Pessac-Léognan.
Producers in Sancerre are apparently threatening to leave the AOC system following the governing body’s decision to close the local office.
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