Wine Business International

Industry consolodation means most markets have fewer wine buyers than in the past, putting smaller producers without ‘must have’ brands at a disadvantage. Felicity Carter asks the experts for tips on negotiating.

Burgundy, image courtesy of the BIVB
29. April 2016 - 12:30

The French region of Burgundy has been hit by a devastating frost, the worst seen in three decades. According to a statement released by the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB) this morning, temperatures dropped below freezing on the nights of 26 and 27 April, with “visible consequences on the vine”. The entire region has been hit.

29. April 2016 - 11:30

Industry consolodation means most markets have fewer wine buyers than in the past, putting smaller producers without ‘must have’ brands at a disadvantage. Felicity Carter asks the experts for tips on negotiating.

Eric Rohleder, credit Jason Dixson
29. April 2016 - 11:15

Washington DC leads the USA in wine consumption per capita, and it has one of the most diverse and creative scenes in the nation. Scott Saunders talks to five members of the local wine trade, to find out more.

28. April 2016 - 12:45

Two Northern California men have been charged with transporting stolen bottles of ultra-premium wine out of the state — including rare treasures plundered on Christmas Day 2014 from the famed French Laundry restaurant in Yountville. Read more.

28. April 2016 - 12:45

The Silicon Valley-based Internet marketplace had previously offered wine for sale in the United States, but the dedicated venue at eBay.com/wine will provide a dedicated venue where oenophiles can browse vintages bases on factors such as region, price, and grape type. Read more.

27. April 2016 - 12:45

Bordeaux has been a male bastion for centuries. With a handful of exceptions, men have run the famous region’s great châteaux and made the wines. But in the past decade, a group of very 21st century women has been shaking up this boy’s club. Read more.

26. April 2016 - 12:45

New statistics from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) have ranked the biggest wine drinkers around the world last year. Read more.

21. April 2016 - 15:00

Two US Pinot Noir specialist wineries were eaten by midsize fish from out of state this week in two very different transactions: one about land, the other about brand. Both deals also seemed to be the end of a very American wine story, as one-generation wine pioneers cash out without having a successor. Read more.

21. April 2016 - 15:00

English sparkling wine was on Wednesday toasting a spectacular victory over the French version – as an elite group of Parisian experts said it was better than champagne. Read more.

Emilia Nardi, Tenute Silvio Mardi: Matteo Brogi
21. April 2016 - 14:45

The fiftieth anniversary of the Brunello di Montalcino designation has been marked by welcome news: exports are booming. After years of being dogged by scandal, Brunello is flying off the shelves.

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