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Rain saves German hop harvest

Germany’s hop harvest has been saved from “disaster” after a bout of late summer rain has meant that there is now “sufficient market supply,” but prices are likely to remain high. 

Grape-free wine developed in America

A grape-free wine made by cloning hundreds of the chemical compounds found in wine has been developed by scientists in a warehouse in San Francisco.

Vintage conditions push Argentine wine producers to premiumise

Smaller-than-average vintages are forcing Argentine wine producers to move into more premium price segments, according to Trapiche’s Duncan Keen.

California lawmakers address housing shortage for wine workers

Californian lawmakers have called for more state help to solve the workers' housing shortage that is currently blighting the state's wine industry.

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