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05/21/18

"We're looking at increasing prices by 20 to 30 percent in pounds relative to the '11s," depending on brand, John Symington of Symington Family Estates, which owns labels including Graham's, Cockburn's, Dow's and Warre's, said at a presentation in London May 17. That would put retail prices per bottle "in the region of 80 pounds" ($108).

05/21/18

Bordeaux has this week seen the re-launch of a classification designed to give recognition to some of the smaller-scale wine producers beyond the Médoc's more famous names.

05/21/18

According to Portugal's National Institute of Statistics, 68 percent of American visitors traveling to Portugal include gastronomy and wine tastings in their plans, and their numbers are growing dramatically. In 2016, 390,000 Americans visited Portugal; last year, 685,000 did. Tourism officials expect 822,000 this year.

05/18/18

China has revoked the organic certification rights given to the organic certification agency Ceres' Shanghai branch after its managing director was convicted of fraud for issuing doctored organic certification results, revoking in the process organic certifications given to seven companies including Spain's leading wine producer Torres, in mainland China.

05/18/18

Hailstones bigger than golf balls have caused at least some damage to 500 hectares of vines in the Côte des Bar area in the south of the Champagne region, according to initial estimates.

05/18/18

An Austrian man has been jailed for six months after police uncovered a stash of wine bottles featuring Hitler and Nazi iconography on their labels at his home.

05/17/18

Admitting that when he joined Kayra he was "a major Californian asshole", winemaker Daniel O'Donnell believes that to truly understand Turkish wine one must "throw out any pre-existing ideas about winemaking conventions and put things in a Turkish context".

05/17/18

Christie's fine wine sale in Geneva this week resulted in the highest amount achieved by the auction house in the Swiss city since 2015.

05/01/18

A map of the 289 wine appellations produced by the Institut National de l'Origine et de la Qualité (INAO) shows no fewer than 3.8 million vineyard plots. Accessible online, this giant puzzle represents the wine potential of appellations in Alsace, Aquitaine, Beaujolais, Burgundy, Corsica, Jura, Loire, Provence, Rhone, Savoy and South-West France. The Champagne appellation, which is currently being redefined, is not yet displayed, whilst Cognac's vineyards are not designated individually as they can serve several different purposes.

05/01/18

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is to hold last-ditch talks with her US counterpart aimed at exempting the 28-nation bloc from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs.

04/11/18

China breaks into the top five for entry numbers; 60 percent growth in organic wines, many from China

03/13/18

A trade body representing thousands of European Union winemakers has proposed providing more nutritional information on wines, but health professionals said plans do not go far enough.

03/13/18

Château Latour has announced that the wines it intends to release towards the end of the month will be the 2006 grand vin and, for the first time ever, 2012 Les Forts de Latour - will the latter be enough to entice collectors to part with the estate's asking price?

02/22/18

The most recently released vintage of everyone's favorite appassimento wine leaves something to be desired, Tom Hyland reports.

02/22/18

Standing tall among some eminent neighbors, this Pomerol stalwart has been gaining new fans.

02/15/18

Ornellaia 2015 Vintage is dubbed "Il Carisma" 9 rare lots will be auctioned off during a gala evening at the Victoria & Albert Museum on May 23

02/13/18

Not many people cite the desire to be more traditional as a reason for leaving an Italian family winery.

02/06/18

Leading Rioja wine brand Beronia has announced the opening of its new winery in Rueda. Inaugurated during the 2017 harvest, the winery's opening is part of the company's strategic investment in the brand and quality white winemaking in the DO Rueda.

01/23/18

Chris Wilmers will succeed his late father, Bob, as president of Château Haut-Bailly.

01/23/18

If you travel in French wine regions and meet French wine growers, you're likely to hear that a certain percentage of the land they farm is a 'fermage' or, more rarely, a 'métayage'. What's meant by these terms?

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