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Sunday 25 January 2015

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Australian wine ‘cheaper than water’

Wine is being sold for less than the price of bottled water at a number of Australian retailers, with a dip in international demand having driven down prices.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 4 Comments »

Lidl defends underpricing wines

Lidl Spain has defended its decision to ignore retail regulations by selling wines at below cost price, saying that doing so “rarely ends up in disciplinary proceedings.”

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Angélus slashes 2013 output by 40%

St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A estate Château Angélus has slashed the production of its 2013 grand vin by 40% in order to “protect” the brand.

Friday, April 11th, 2014 No Comments »

2011 ‘most challenging on recent record’ in Burgundy

Adam Brett-Smith of Corney & Barrow has described the 2011 vintage in Burgundy as “the most challenging year on recent record”.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Majority of Brits prefer cheap wine

The majority of British consumers favour cheap wine over an expensive equivalent, according to a study carried out by the London Wine Academy.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 5 Comments »

Consolidation on the horizon for English sparkling wine

The English sparkling wine industry will not be able to sustain its current level of growth, with one key producer predicting that consolidation is on the horizon.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Average wine price in UK breaks £5 mark

The average price of a bottle of wine in the UK has broken the £5 mark for the first time.

Friday, January 11th, 2013 3 Comments »

Burgundy 2012: 70% down but prices won’t rise

While 2012 yields are down in Burgundy by as much as 70%, prices among many producers are not expected to rise significantly.

Friday, January 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Global wine production hits 37-year low

Global wine production has slumped to a 37-year low after difficult growing conditions in Europe have led to severely reduced harvests.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 No Comments »

Wine prices to rise after poor 2012 harvest

The cost of entry-level wine in the UK is set to rise after poor grape harvests in Spain and Italy caused by a drought.

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 No Comments »

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