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Counting market leading brand Casillero del Diablo and the innovative Cono Sur among its South American portfolio, CyT told Harpers that it is pushing a "value focus" trajectory that has been agreed with its investors.


Grupo Peñaflor, Argentina's leading wine producer and exporter, broke once again in 2018 its bottled wine exports record reaching 68 million bottles or 51 million liters for a total value of USD 174 million.


Nearly 25 years after apartheid, some black people in South Africa find themselves without a home. So they've chosen to move into the white-owned vineyards, write Selam Gebrekidan and Norimitsu Onishi


Prior to accepting this assignment, Stewart served as Area Sales Director, Asia Pacific for Delicato Family Vineyards


With the aim of positioning Chile internationally as a Wine Touristic Destination thanks to its wines and terroirs, launched the "Ancient Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere Tour" that will unite four regions where wines from these two emblematic varietals are currently produced to find old vines and amazing wines.


With its highly sought-after combination of soils, altitude and location, this remote corner of Uco Valley's Gualtallary region is the top candidate to be the country's first officially recognised 'grand cru' area, argues Patricio Tapia...


Wine writer Amanda Barnes has been awarded the Geoffrey Roberts Award by the Vintners' Company to support the publication of a new wine guide that will highlight South America's "emerging or commercially less important regions", alongside those that are better-known. The judging panel of the award, which included Jancis Robinson MW, Susan McCraith MW and Master of the Vintners' Company Rupert Clevely, unanimously selected Barnes as the winner for the £8,000 prize last month.


Uruguay's excellent geographic location has led it to become a producer of wines with international standards of quality, not only in the region but also in the world. It is considered one of the greenest and most environmentally sustainable countries in the world.


In just a year, France's market share fell from 31% to 26% by volume and from 39% to 37% by value, according to GTA statistics collected by the Business France agency. Concurrently with this, Chilean and Australian wines surged ahead, both of them reaching 24% of market share in volume terms. Conversely, Spanish and Italian wines remained in decline, holding 10 and 5% of volumes.


Uruguayan wines are already exported to several major international markets but Zimmer has laid out her belief that more can be done to really focus the country's wine communication.


the winery has a plot of grapes known as the "Chacra Centenario" in its vineyard in Totihue.


"The five hottest years ever measured have been in the last five years," the former Vice President tells Christiane Amanpour. "Donald J. Trump has become the global face of climate denial."


At a tasting in London yesterday, Laura Catena revealed her "100-year plan" for Nicolás Catena Zapata - her top-end Argentine label now sold through La Place de Bordeaux. She was speaking at the first UK-based sampling of the current and previous vintages of Nicolás Catena Zapata, along with Adrianna Mundus Bacillus Terrae, since the Argentine wine producer started selling its flagship labels through the Bordeaux négociant network, a move that was announced in September last year.


González Byass has announced the very first ECOCERT® certified organic wine for its Casablanca Valley, Chile-based Viñedos Veramonte: the 2018 Sauvignon Blanc (SRP $11.99). Veramonte is the standard bearer within the González Byass umbrella of Chilean labels (which also include Ritual, Primus and Neyen), and this release marks the first of what will eventually become a 100% organic/biodynamic stable of all its Chilean wines.


The range, which is sold in over 35 countries, is one of the most widely available organic wine lines. The winery has stated that its rebrand aims to "strengthen its attributes of organics and quality".


"The Araucania and Ñuble Region are losing competitiveness in the wine business and the only way out is Enotourism" is the sentence that business accelerator AgroWine Lab highlights with regard to the actions that other regions such as Maipo and Ohiggings Region are taking to face the wine business in Chile.


Hailing from a high-elevation area called Puquillay Alto in Colchagua, the new wine will cost £40; contain just Cabernet Sauvignon, and will be released in the summer to promote the fine wine potential in this part of Chile.


If you're not familiar with Mallmann, a chef with restaurants all over the world, including his latest opening in Provence, he's synonymous with the Uruguayan and Argentinean style of cooking that uses not much more than a simple setup utilizing fire and smoke. It's about as simple, but as hard to execute as it gets.


The UK and Chile have signed a deal to ensure preferential trading after Brexit, in a move that the wine trade hopes will preserve imports of Chilean wines. A spokesperson for the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) said today (31 January) that it 'welcome[s] the signing of the UK Government's continuity trade agreement with Chile'.


The UK and Chilean governments have announced they have signed a trade continuity agreement, in what is being hailed as a major positive for the wine industry.

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