China’s imported wine growth in 2018 clipped by sharp Q4 decline

China's annual imported wine growth recorded a decrease in value for the first time since 2015, adversely affected by a poor Q4 performance, leading to declines in import values from France, Australia, Italy and, worst of all, from Spain, as an economic slowdown grips the country.

Top trends in French wine for 2019

As we move into the new year, we ask some of the top French wine producers and personalities what regions, grape varieties and wine styles they predict will be hot in 2019. 

Wine Scholar Guild launches Spanish programme

The Wine Scholar Guild, a wine education company set up by Julien Camus, is to launch a Spanish Wine Scholar programme in January due to global demand.

Chapel Down releases trio of European reds

Chapel Down has launched a trio of reds from Italy, France and Spain as part of its ‘Great Minds Drinks Alike’ series devised by head winemaker Josh Donaghay-Spire.

In the magazine: Rich Pickings

November 9th, 2018

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