This week’s impressive roundup of drinks industry tweets features harvest woes, referendum chat and mind-bending illusions.
Hong Kong has signed a deal with Chinese customs officials introducing an online system designed to dramatically speed up wine shipments to the mainland.
A US retailer and writer have emerged victorious in a competition designed to support the world’s top independent wine merchants.
Sotheby’s hopes that it’s new shop at its headquarters in Pacific Place will draw in clients who do not currently buy wine at its auctions.
Corney & Barrow has appointed a new general manager for its Asian operations as well as a new marketing manager and new additions to the sales team.
The wine industry is “peculiar, fragmented, confusing and impenetrable” and lacks innovation, according to one of the UK’s foremost figures in advertising.
An agreement by Pacific countries to standardise acceptable limits of chemical residue in wine could mean massive savings for Australian winemakers.
Rock band Train’s new Sauvignon Blanc is given a test drive by Silfven while McIntyre highlights a “pioneering” Californian “Côtes-du-Rhône”.
Independent wine merchants are being called upon to take part in the UK’s Great Sherry Festival in October.
Trade barriers for wines and craft beers between two Canadian provinces are to be removed.
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