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  Daily News for Monday, June 17th
Bordeaux's Vinexpo Wine Show Marred by Racist Bottle Attack on Chinese Student

A Chinese woman was hit in the face with a champagne bottle in a racist attack at the opening of one of the largest wine trade shows in France

Supplier News: Amorim and O-I Launch Wine Packaging Innovation
The two global leaders in wine packaging, Amorim and O-I, today announced at Vinexpo the launch of HELIX, an innovative cork-glass wine packaging solution for the popular premium, fast turnaround still wine segment.
Turkey's Vintners Under Siege as Bans Crush Wine Renaissance
Trade group Wines of Turkey is showing off the country's top reds and whites at a packed tasting at VinExpo fair in Bordeaux this week while heavy-handed regulations are making it harder than ever for them to sell at home.
Amorim announces 'new generation' spiral wine stopper
'It offers user-friendly "twist and pour - twist and close" opening and resealing, alongside all the premium image and proven performance of natural cork and glass,' the companies say.
Exhibit celebrates Robert Mondavi's 100th birthday, unveils archived papers
June 18, 2013 will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Mondavi, the innovative vintner, entrepreneur and philanthropist who transformed the California wine industry and elevated the prestige of U.S. wines internationally.
Updates in Direct Shipping Legislation
Montana will reopen Oct. 1, DtC shipments shot down in other states
Bill Foley On The National Chain Business And Upcoming Acquisitions
"I'm looking in Dundee, Oregon, and think I have one transaction that may happen there. I'm also looking in Napa, but not for one of those remote brands that you have to make an effort to get to. I did that with Kuleto and Merus. I'd rather pay a bit more and get a well-known brand ... "
Total compensation for Constellation CEO exceeds $8 million in 2013
Constellation Brands Inc.'s president and CEO saw a slight drop in his base salary in fiscal 2013 over fiscal 2012.
Vinexpo opens its doors to 48,000 visitors
The international global event Vinexpo 2013 opened its doors, exhibiting over 2,400 wine and spirit producers, representing 45 different countries and attracting over 145 different nationalities to Bordeaux, France.
Wine shoppers will spend €14 more on a bottle online, hears Vinexpo
Not only do so-called "cyberbuyers of wine" spend more on themselves they will also spend €9 more when buying wine for guests or friends.
France condemns attack on Chinese wine students
France's interior minister has condemned as racist an assault on six Chinese students by drunken locals in the Bordeaux wine-producing region that left one seriously injured.
Vinexpo appoints director to replace Robert Beynat
Guillaume Deglise of Laurent-Perrier has been named as the new director of one of the world's biggest wine trade fairs, Vinexpo.
Winery aims to spark tourism in Southwest Va.
Keeping everything local, the Allison's hope this business will not only spark more tourism but also encourage others to support other local businesses across the region.
Wine launch adopts medieval methods
South African producer Journey's End is celebrating the release of its Trebuchet Syrah 2008 by commissioning a full-scale version of the medieval siege weapon.
Moët overcomes 2012 challenges
Moët & Chandon will be producing a 2012 vintage but not a 2011 or 2010 said chef de cave Benoît Gouez.
Nyetimber adds playful twist to rosé launch
English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber is marking the launch of its 2009 rosé with the creation of bespoke garden skittle sets that celebrate aspects of British heritage.
Errázuriz triumphs in Korean contest
The aging potential of Chilean wine won high profile recognition at a blind tasting event hosted by Viña Errázuriz in South Korea earlier this month.
Top 10 stories on this week
From stolen wine to a range of false claims and a new glass which is designed to prevent anti-social behaviour, these are the most popular stories on the drinks business website.
BrewDog heads into the spirits market
Independent brewery BrewDog has announced its "most eccentric and absurd project to date" with the launch of a new beer-based spirit, which it has called WattDickie.
Rolland: En primeur is a 'game'
Bordeaux's leading consultant, Michel Rolland, has admitted that the process of en primeur tastings and the resulting scores is a risky "game" for consumers.
Alcohol deaths 'could be avoided'
Experts have claimed that many deaths from alcohol-related liver disease could be avoided and that doctors are "missing opportunities" to help people with alcohol problems.
First generic tasting for Wines from Rioja
Wines from Rioja is to host its first generic tasting in the UK on October 9 at London's OXO Tower.
Mike Hogue named to Hall of Fame
Mike Hogue, owner of Hogue Ranches, has been selected as the 2013 inductee into the Legends of Washington Wine Hall of Fame. Mr. Hogue will be honored by the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center at their annual Legends of Washington Wine induction gala, which will be held August 9, at 6:30 p.m.
Q&A: Francis Ford Coppola Talks About His Passion For Wine
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Coppola about wine and his passion for it, and today we get to hear from him in his own words.
China Thirsts for More European Wine
Distributors Stock Up Amid Fear EU Trade Fight Will Drive Up Import Tariffs; Possible Boon for Other Regions
Restaurant sales reach 2013 high in May
Operators remain confident but also concerned about health care, NRN-MillerPulse survey finds.
Vouvray crops damaged by hail storm
Various news sources and Twitter have reported that the huge storms, which have hit many regions in France, have caused serious damage to grape crops in the Vouvray region.
Oregon sets standard for Northwest Pinot Gris
This is the final installment of our four-part series on Northwest Pinot Gris.
Washington Pinot Gris on a rocketship
Pinot Gris is Oregon's signature white wine grape - but Washington Pinot Gris has quickly gotten into the game.
Idaho's high-elevation Pinot Gris produces awards, fans
Riesling and white Rhone varieties thrive in the high-elevation, long-season viticulture of Idaho's Snake River Valley, but two of the state's largest wineries have proven Pinot Gris can succeed at 2,800 feet.
British Columbia's growing love affair with Pinot Gris
Success extends beyond wine competitions and vineyards and into the market place as Pinot Gris is on the verge of becoming the most popular white grape in the province.
Why the snobbery over corks?
The unveiling this week of a new style of cork raises the question of why the traditional kind continues to dominate much of the wine world.
New dating site launched for wine lovers
VineaLove, which was founded by a French former wine journalist, may help you find your vino-sipping soulmate.
New Zealand: Grape pruning trials prove fruitful
Scientists investigating mechanical thinning of grape crops to cut costs and improve profitability stumbled across an unexpected benefit, wine industry representatives learnt at a Grape Days seminar in Blenheim last week.
Wineries court gay customers
Los Angeles couple Brian Chield and Bryan Hollingshead sat around a patio table Saturday sipping Rosso di Sonoma, a red blend from their host Petroni Vineyards, perched high over Sonoma Valley.
Supplier: Sweden rejected wine for being 'better' than samples
"I believe that taste-wise it is exactly the same wine," Hallden told the Livets Goda wine magazine. "Systembolaget, on the other hand, believes that the wine that has been delivered to the stores is much better than that which won the tender in the beginning of the year."
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