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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Wine

Australians call for wine tax clampdown

Australian winemakers are calling on their government to close a tax loophole that is allowing competitors in New Zealand to claim around AUD$25 million (£13.7m) in annual rebates.

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Screw caps and cork equally favoured in UK

The popularity of screw caps is now level with that of cork in the UK, while in the US consumers remain loyal to traditional cork closures.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH takes number one spot in US

Auction house Hart Davis Hart has taken the number one position in the US as the first half of the year draws to a close.

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Champagne losing its fizz in fine wine market

After a recent surge, Champagne’s price appreciation has shuddered to a halt in 2014 although it may just be a temporary blip.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Chilean winemakers in fear of tax hike

A proposed tax hike could force some Chilean winemakers and grape growers out of business, it has been reported.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A “surprisingly full-bodied” boxed Italian white and a “jazzed up” Californian Zinfandel were recommended in the US press this week.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Wine Brands 2014

Within a notoriously fragmented wine industry, a number of brands have succeeded in building a presence that makes them household names.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Crémant de Savoie becomes newest AOC

Sparkling wine from Savoy has been granted the right to make Crémant de Savoie, making it France’s newest Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

UK pubs to serve weaker drinks

The UK drinks industry has agreed a new package of pledges to help tackle the country’s estimated £21 billion annual cost of alcohol-related damage.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

The secret to ‘grape’ skin

Marks and Spencer are marketing a new anti-ageing cream that contains grape pulp left over from wine production.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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