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View full post titled - 'Chocolate & Wine Pairing with Cult Wines August 21st, 2013 7:00-8:30 pm Rococo Chocolates Motcomb Street'

Chocolate & Wine Pairing with Cult Wines August 21st, 2013 7:00-8:30 pm Rococo Chocolates Motcomb Street

Cult Wines Ltd have joined forces with award winning Rococo Chocolates, http://www.rococochocolates.com/ for a fantastic evening of chocolate and wine.

Posted by Sam Earl on 26 June 2013

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View full post titled - 'Vinexpo 2013 organisers suggest increased international appeal'

Vinexpo 2013 organisers suggest increased international appeal

The trade dispute between France and China is still continuing, with the French minister for agriculture, Stephane Le Foll urging the country to be “totally transparent”, in response to the initiation of an anti-dumping probe into Chinese wine imports from the European Union.

Posted by Sam Earl on 24 June 2013

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View full post titled - 'India believed to be massively slashing its current 150% import duty rate for wines and spirits.'

India believed to be massively slashing its current 150% import duty rate for wines and spirits.

It has been reported by Business Standard, that India’s commerce & industry minister Anand Sharma has suggested to EU trade commissioner Karel de Gucht that the country was prepared to slash duty levels to 40%, half the level previously outlined.

Posted by Sam Earl on 24 June 2013

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View full post titled - 'Wines of Brazil aims to double value exports between 2012 and 2016.'

Wines of Brazil aims to double value exports between 2012 and 2016.

The Brazilian wine institute Ibravin, have revealed figures showing that total wine exports were worth US$4.38 million, with a predicted increase of $5.3m in 2013.

Posted by Sam Earl on 24 June 2013

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View full post titled - 'Trade dispute between EU and China cools down:'

Trade dispute between EU and China cools down:

The threat of retaliatory controls on French wine imports to China appears to have lessened, with the Ministry of Commerce signalling that it has not yet begun looking at the possibility of a new anti-dumping tax.

Posted by Sam Earl on 24 June 2013

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View full post titled - '‘Indian Wine Market and Industry’ by Dimple Athavia:'

‘Indian Wine Market and Industry’ by Dimple Athavia:

The Indian Wine Market is in its early stages of growth. The country has been stated as a potential emerging wine market for domestic wine production as well as imported wines.

Posted by Sam Earl on 24 June 2013

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View full post titled - '2013 ‘Sublime’ year in New Zealand Winegrowers'

2013 ‘Sublime’ year in New Zealand Winegrowers

In contrast to the reduced yields that were typical for the most recent Northern hemisphere harvest, New Zealand are celebrating the 2013 harvest as being ‘one of the best in history’, with yields up 28% on last year’s crop.

Posted by Sam Earl on 17 June 2013

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Acker Merrall & Condit’s sale in Bridgehampton, New York.

Three double-magnums of Chateau Haut-Brion 1989 Bordeaux are estimated to fetch up to $18,000 at Acker Merrall & Condit’s sale in Bridgehampton, New York this month.

Posted by Sam Earl on 17 June 2013

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View full post titled - 'Trade dispute continues between China and France'

Trade dispute continues between China and France

The trade dispute between France and China is still continuing, with the French minister for agriculture, Stephane Le Foll urging the country to be “totally transparent”, in response to the initiation of an anti-dumping probe into Chinese wine imports from the European Union.

Posted by Sam Earl on 17 June 2013

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‘Cult Wines at the opening of the new Château Pavie cellars’

The skies were clear and a warm evening sun bathed the vast upper terrace of the newly opened cellars of Pavie, Gerard & Chantel Perse welcomed those lucky enough to have secured a private invitation and Cult Wines were honoured to have been included on the guest list.

Posted by Sam Earl on 17 June 2013

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