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05/27/16

With just days to go before its grand opening, we take a peek inside Bordeaux's futuristic €81m (£58m) Cité du Vin centre.

05/26/16

The "Judgment of Paris" changed the wine world forever.

05/26/16

Gustavo Gonzalez, co-founder and winemaker of Mira Winery in Napa Valley, California, offers insights into the famous blind tasting and its legacy.

05/26/16

A Shropshire vineyard is feeling on top of the world after winning big in a major competition.

05/26/16

La Cité du Vin (City of Wine) located on the banks of the Garonne river in Bordeaux, France is split over 10 levels in a museum-themed fashion aiming to welcome close to 450,000 visitors every year.

05/19/16

It is known as its country's "breadbasket" and could even be called "cork central," but Alentejo is also the largest wine region in Portugal. We are talking about a huge area here - roughly one-third of the country's entire landmass.

05/18/16

"Asians are ferocious learners of anything they set their heart to. When they do jump on something, like wine, they do so en masse," says Mandy Chan, partner of fine wine importing company Ginsberg & Chan. For Chan, Burgundy now makes up 40% of total sales and they carry nearly 1,000 different Burgundy wines on their list.

05/17/16

Imagine arriving in a foreign land where the houses are covered in grapevines and wine tasting takes place on the sidewalks. The architecture is filled with images of vines and grapes, and ancient fortresses and monasteries dot the hillsides. Wine is made in qvevri pots buried deep in the earth, and each spring "the baby wine is born." Even the traditional songs, sung in polychromic voices, praise the vine.

05/17/16

From campaigning against the Mondavis to getting top prices for local wines, Aimé Guibert lived a full life.

05/13/16

France's legendary Mas de Daumas Gassac estate with exceptional presence of winemaker Samuel Guibert, is showcasing latest vintages of its world famous 'Grand Crus of the Midi' at VINEXPO Hong Kong 2016 from May 24-26 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

05/12/16

According to Italian site Il Fatto Quotidiano, Eataly has been fined $50,000 Euros by the country's Antitrust Authority after it produced and sold wines with the country's "Free Wine" label, which is meant to signify a wine which contains less than 50 mg/l of added sulfites.

05/11/16

The vintage is promising, but will the prices attract consumers? Our updated price chart reveals the best deals

04/27/16

After more than 700 years in winemaking, the producer formerly known as "Marchesi de Frescobaldi" has revitalized its brand and logo, now simply going by "Frescobaldi Toscana." The purpose of the rebranding is to shift focus away from the brand's history, and instead highlight the diversity of its distinct Tuscan terroir, as reflected in the brand's 6 small wineries, also known as the estates: Tenuta di Castiglioni, Pomino, Nipozzano, Castelgiocondo, Ammiraglia and Rèmole.

04/26/16

Italy's wine consumption has dropped to an all-time low, meaning the land of Chianti and Prosecco drunk less than beer-swilling Germany for the first time ever last year.

04/21/16

The Margaux classed growth is putting a unique offering on sale in Hong Kong.

04/21/16

A team from Britain's Wine and Spirit Trade Association travelled across the Channel and invited some of the biggest names in the Gallic restaurant and bar trade to a blind tasting.

04/20/16

Elia Pellegrini, owner of Aia Vecchia, a small family-owned winery located deep in the Tuscan countryside between Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci, is pleased to introduce Solidio Rosato IGT Toscana ($14), the first rosé to be added to the winery's portfolio. Solidio Rosato is 90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot, sourced from vineyards in Magliano in Toscana and Orbetello. Aia Vecchia's small portfolio of wines also includes two Super Tuscan red blends and a Vermentino from Maremma.

04/20/16

For two decades the Grandes Pagos de España group has been championing terroir above all else.

04/19/16

Spain has become the country of choice for one Canadian sommelier working in the UK.

04/19/16

Rémy Cointreau saw net sales grow 8.9% for the 2015/2016 financial year to just over €1.050 billion with strong growth being driven "on the back of improving trends in Greater China."

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