Sweden’s sommeliers are recognised as some of the best in the world. They’re also highly influential. L.M. Archer asks them what makes them tick.
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Accolade Wines, majority owned by a private equity company, has just been sold to another private equity company, The Carlyle Group. What does this mean for Accolade, one of the world's biggest wine businesses?
Wine Australia has been granted new powers to protect the integrity of Australia's wine exports - including the ability to deny shipping approval.
Maureen Downey is the world's leading expert on wine fraud and counterfeit and has worked with the US Department of Justice and the FBI. She delves into the world of wine fakery with Robert Joseph.
Less than a month after revealing that it has taken a 50% stake in Freixenet, the German giant Henkell & Co Gruppe has announced it has taken a 75% stake in a major Lithuanian distributor.
Sales of Champagne hit a new high in 2017, with turnover setting a new record at €4.9bn ($6bn).
Rollo Gabb, managing director of Journey’s End Vineyards in South Africa, has launched legal action against The Times of London and the Daily Mail.
The bloated nature of banks and other financial institutions in the run-up to the 2008 financial crash posed a grave threat to the world's markets. Robert Joseph asks if the problems currently plaguing Conviviality point to something similar happening in wine.
After years of negotiation, two sparkling giants have agreed to come together. Together, Freixenet and Henkell are looking to become to world's leading sparkling wine group.
Nippozana Riserva named “Best Chianti” // Boisset named “Best Producer France
The 2018 Meininger Award, ‘Excellence in Wine & Spirits’, held at the InterContinental in Düsseldorf, recognises the giants of the wine and spirits industries.