Viewing entries posted in March 2014

View full post titled - 'Australian exports to China nosedive in line with austerity measures'

Australian exports to China nosedive in line with austerity measures

The once-thriving export market is unlikely to pick up until 2015

Posted by Rachel England on 31 March 2014

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View full post titled - '10 of the best wine tourism destinations'

10 of the best wine tourism destinations

Experience the sights and sounds of wine country – as well as the taste

Posted by Rachel England on 28 March 2014

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View full post titled - 'Scotland’s ‘first wine’ could hit shelves next year'

Scotland’s ‘first wine’ could hit shelves next year

Climate change means grapes planted in Scotland are coming to fruition

Posted by Rachel England on 28 March 2014

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View full post titled - 'Hong Kong auction sees wine buying ‘resurgence’'

Hong Kong auction sees wine buying ‘resurgence’

Many lots significantly outperform pre-sale estimates

Posted by Rachel England on 28 March 2014

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View full post titled - 'Pontet-Canet jumps the gun in unprecedented en primeur move'

Pontet-Canet jumps the gun in unprecedented en primeur move

Confident winemakers get ahead of the pack, but what does that mean for the en primeur system?

Posted by Rachel England on 27 March 2014

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View full post titled - 'Wine auctions boost Bordeaux, South African wines and Napa Valley varieties'

Wine auctions boost Bordeaux, South African wines and Napa Valley varieties

Wine auctions around the world are raising millions in the sale of fine wines and bringing vital exposure to often-overlooked varieties.

Posted by Rachel England on 26 March 2014

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View full post titled - 'Pontet Canet 2013 released early '

Pontet Canet 2013 released early

In what many would deem a bold move, fifth growth producer Pontet Canet which is often much lauded during the annual en primeur tastings for producing consistently high quality wines, has released their 2013 offering for sale at 60 euros per bottle (ex-Negociant) ahead of the trade tastings in Bordeaux next week.

Posted by Tom Gearing on 26 March 2014

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View full post titled - 'China and EU end wine wars'

China and EU end wine wars

European wine producers breathe a sigh of relief as China drops its imported wine probe

Posted by Rachel England on 24 March 2014

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View full post titled - 'Consumers choose screwcaps over corks, survey says'

Consumers choose screwcaps over corks, survey says

Winemakers and retailers must adapt to changing preferences

Posted by Rachel England on 21 March 2014

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View full post titled - 'Spain overtakes France and Italy to become world’s biggest wine producer'

Spain overtakes France and Italy to become world’s biggest wine producer

A year of unusual weather yields a bumper harvest

Posted by Rachel England on 21 March 2014

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