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Wednesday 16 April 2014

USA

Murdoch closes $28.8m winery deal

News Corp tycoon Rupert Murdoch has completed his purchase of Moraga Vineyards in Los Angeles for a reported $28.8m.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Clos Pegase in the Napa Valley sold

Clos Pegase Winery in the Napa Valley, loved as much for its art collection as for its wines, has been sold to Vintage Wine Estates for an undisclosed sum.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Louis Jadot snaps up Oregon vineyard

Burgundy-based Louis Jadot has acquired a vineyard in the Willamette Valley in Oregon for Pinot Noir production for an undisclosed sum.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Wolf Blass blasts small Aussie producers as ‘parasites’

Veteran winemaker Wolf Blass has slammed small Australian producers as “parasites” that do little to collectively promote Brand Australia abroad.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Fine wine being pawned for cash in New York

The practice of using fine wine as collateral to secure short-term loans is gaining traction in New York.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Warren G made the face of Allure Moscato

Californian rapper-turned-producer Warren G has been made the face of Allure Moscato by the Bronco Wine Company.

Friday, August 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Weaker Aussie dollar driving wine prices down in US

The recent weakening of the Australian dollar against the American dollar is leading to a drop in retail prices for Australian wine in the US.

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Aurelio Montes

Chilean wine pioneer Aurelio Montes on his thirst for flying, sailing and riding, desire to be an actor, and why he joined the Chilean navy.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Latour owner buys Araujo Estate in Napa

French billionaire François Pinault, owner of Bordeaux first growth Château Latour, has bought Araujo Estate in the Napa Valley.

Friday, July 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Owners denied access to 27,000 cases of wine in NYC

A New York wine storage facility flooded during Hurricane Sandy is keeping over 27,000 cases of wine on lockdown, with customers being refused access to their own wine.

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

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