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Friday 27 November 2015


P&F steps up Slovenian wine ambitions

Slovenia’s biggest winemaker is building a reputation on the international stage despite being from “a country that no one knows, with regions no one knows and brands no one knows”, says its managing director.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Slovenia expects ‘exceptional’ 2015 vintage

Winemakers in the Styria region of Slovenia are expecting this year’s vintage to rival the “exceptional” 2011, according to Slovenian wine producer P&F Wineries.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken takes over Slovenian brewery

Heineken has bought a majority stake in Slovenian brewery Pivovarna Laško for €120 million (£89m), and will soon announce its intention to buy it outright.

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Hot weather threatens craft beer hops

A drought in the US and a heatwave in Central Europe are threatening this year’s hop harvests, putting craft beer production in jeopardy.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco to launch priciest own-label ever

UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wine consuming countries

You would expect Italy and France to make a top 10 of wine consuming countries per capita, but data from the California Wine Institute also threw up a few surprises.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Croatia claims true Teran is Istrian

Istrian wine producers have fought back following attempts by Slovenia and the EU to preclude Croatia from using the Teran grape on labels.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Slovenia and Croatia row over red grape

Bottles of Croatian wine with “Teran” on the label will be illegal to sell in the EU from 1 July unless a row between Slovenia and Croatia is resolved.

Monday, April 29th, 2013 No Comments »

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