Wine Business International

Professor Charles Spence

Professor Charles Spence is at the forefront of research into how the senses interact and affect one another. He talks to Felicity Carter about how music affects wine perception - and whether there really is such a thing as wine expertise.

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23. March 2018 - 12:00

Sales of Champagne hit a new high in 2017, with turnover setting a new record at €4.9bn ($6bn).

Rollo Gabb, Journey's End Vineyards
23. March 2018 - 11:15

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.

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22. March 2018 - 15:00

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.

20. March 2018 - 15:45

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.

 Lamberto Frescobaldi, Credits: Sascha Kreklau
18. March 2018 - 13:45

Nippozana Riserva named “Best Chianti” // Boisset named “Best Producer France

Award winners Meininger Award 2018
Events | Trade fair
18. March 2018 - 6:00

The 2018 Meininger Award, ‘Excellence in Wine & Spirits’, held at the InterContinental in Düsseldorf, recognises the giants of the wine and spirits industries.

Charles-Armand de Belenet, Bollinger
16. March 2018 - 11:30

Charles-Armand de Belenet brings a lot to his new role as general manager of Bollinger – a sense of responsibility and continuity. And a passion for an unusual taste. He spoke to Ilkka Sirén

16. March 2018 - 11:15

VINEX, which operates the world's first bulk wine trading exchange, will launch arevolutionary new service at ProWein. Bottled Ex will allow buyers and sellers of bottled wines to connect.

15. March 2018 - 16:15

The goal at ProWein is to create a stand that stands out. This year, the Wines of Moldova stand is going to be hard to beat.

15. March 2018 - 10:00

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