Spain’s “Vino de Pago” classification offers an important tool for the country to show off top end wines, believes one producer that is stepping up its export ambitions.
Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.
California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.
With more than 35 million passengers travelling through it each year, Barcelona Airport represents an incredibly important retail hub for wine.
As the deadline for entering the drinks business Rioja Masters 2014 draws close, we take a look at the best wines from last year’s competition.
France has beaten reigning champions Belgium in the second annual world blind tasting championship.
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.”
Berry Brothers & Rudd has strengthened its Rioja portfolio as the merchant’s Spain buyer Simon Field MW acknowledged growing demand.
Yesterday saw the inaugural Ribera del Duero tasting take place in London and the DO’s top producers were present to showcase the wines of one of Spain’s most renowned regions.
European discount retailer Lidl has been reported to market authorities in Spain as it is alleged that the store has been purposely selling wines at a loss.
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