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Champagne and Chianti form partnership

Chianti Classico and Champagne have signed a partnership agreement that is set to boost the promotion and protection of winemaking and wine tourism across the two regions.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Fortified wine sales drop 50% in 10 years

Sales of fortified wine in the UK have more than halved in the past 10 years while the duty paid on them has near quadrupled, figures from the WSTA confirm.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Magrez to produce new Médoc label

Bernard Magrez, the owner of Pape Clément, has acquired a parcel of vines in St-Estéphe for a newly created label.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine bounces back in 2016

Having recorded a full year of monthly gains in November, the Fine Wine 100 – the industry benchmark – has also outperformed other global indices over the course of 2016 Liv-ex has reported.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Premier Cru owner sentenced to six years

John Fox, owner of bankrupt fine wine retailer Premier Cru, has been sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for running a ponzi scheme for two decades.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Tmall’s alcohol sales tripled in 2016

Online alcohol sales on China’s leading e-retailer, Tmall.com, have tripled in size from 2013 to 2016, reinforcing e-commerce’s growing importance in China’s wine market where about half of the country’s total wines sales are now done online.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

DO Navarra expects ‘excellent’ 2016 vintage

Spain’s Navarra DO has officially brought its 2016 harvest to a close, with the general manager of the Consejo Regulador Navarra predicting an “excellent” 2016 vintage.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Australia sends first intellectual property counsellor to China

Australia is sending its first intellectual property rights counsellor to Beijing as part of the country’s latest efforts to protect Australian companies’ trademarks in Mainland China.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 Christmas gifts for wine lovers

It’s the final run-up to Christmas, but if you haven’t bought the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life, don’t worry: our last-minute guide is full of oenological inspiration.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The UK drinks trade let its hair down with TV magician Dynamo at the Pernod Ricard Christmas lunch, while two big appointments were announced at Berry Bros & Rudd and The Wine Society.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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