Wine Business International

Love them or loathe them, everyone has an opinion about wine writers. Adam Lechmere reports on what they talk about amongst themselves when they get together at the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers in Napa.

25. May 2016 - 12:00

Robert Joseph argues that there's a type of wine packaging the industry is overlooking, to its cost.

25. May 2016 - 12:00

Penfolds Grange is one of the most coveted wines in the world. Jeni Port looks at how Treasury Wine Estates is using its jewel in the crown to drive its premiumisation strategy.

25. May 2016 - 11:45

Love them or loathe them, everyone has an opinion about wine writers. Adam Lechmere reports on what they talk about amongst themselves when they get together at the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers in Napa.

25. May 2016 - 11:30

Few wine events have drawn as much attention, and controversy, as In Pursuit of Balance, a gathering of California producers of pinot noir and chardonnay who sought to show a different and more subtle style of the state’s wines. Read more.

24. May 2016 - 17:30

Alexander Margaritoff, former CEO of the Hawesko Group, Germany's largest integrated merchant for wine sales - and one of the largest in the world - has died, aged 64. According to Weinwirtschaft magazine, Margaritoff died of cancer on 22 May 2016.

 

24. May 2016 - 11:30

How much do you think your taste buds are worth? For Yvonne Lorkin, they’re a sweet NZ$1m ($675,000. Read more.

23. May 2016 - 14:00

Part mad professor, part bon vivant, Spence has spent the past 15 years discovering that little of how we experience flavour is to do with our taste buds – smell, vision, touch and even sound dictate how we perceive flavours. Read more.

23. May 2016 - 10:45

Prior to the 2008 recession established wineries went through a rough patch, with increased appetite for “teeny and impossible labels that were treasured by sommeliers and influencers,” says David Duncan of Silver Oaks. Read more.

23. May 2016 - 10:30

Japanese consumers seem to be developing quite a taste for bubbly, with a recent study predicting that Japan will become the largest market for sparkling wines in Asia-Pacific over the next five years. Read more.

20. May 2016 - 12:30

Earlier this year, Vinisud, the wine fair of the south of France, announced both a change in its calendar and an increased number of editions. Anne Serres reports.

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