Italy has overtaken France to become the country with the largest wine production in the world, as it expects a 50.37 million hectolitre harvest in 2015-16.
Michel Chapoutier has partnered with fine wine retailer Le Clos to launch a collection of 2010 Ermitage in Methuselah.
On this day in 1264 the Kingdom of Castile captured Jerez de la Frontera from the Moors.
Simone Madden-Grey reports from the “extremely well organised” fair bringing together the brightest and the best in the South African wine trade.
Marks & Spencer has added two Mexican wines to its range along with “trendier” mid-priced French wines and a salted caramel craft beer as part of it autumn range review.
The drinks trade was kept busy this week, as royalty paid a visit, a globe-spanning flight was launched, and the Left Bank leapt to life with its Cabernet Sauvignon harvest.
Hong Kong’s Madison Wine saw its shares soar after its debut on the city’s stock exchange.
Hollywood actress Diane Keaton has launched a wine range “as unpretentious as she is”, intended to be served over ice.
Champagne has usurped Burgundy as the third most traded wine region so far this year on Liv-ex.
Wine producer Concha y Toro’s flagship brands Casillero del Diablo and Trivento have had what the company describes as “fantastic and sustained growth” this year.
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