Wine Business International

Ole Nielsen, CEO, Fine Wine Club International

Sweden may be a monopoly market, but there are opportunities for wine producers apart from Systembolaget. Felicity Carter explains.

26. November 2006 - 12:00

by Charles Metcalfe

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has released its judgement on the excise duty payable on the import of alcohol and tobacco (and mineral oils, petrol) in cases where the transporting is not done by the person importing the goods. As is already the case, the judgement states that excise duty remains payable in the EU country to which the goods are being imported.

25. November 2006 - 12:00

by Michèle Shah

According to Coldiretti - the Italian farmers' organization - and the Italian Food & Wine Institute, Italian wine exports to the US grew by 8.5% during the first 8 months of 2006. If this trend continues, total exports for the year should

25. November 2006 - 12:00

by Hervé Lalau

The 146th auction of the Hospices de Beaune took place last Sunday, the 18th of November. 680 barrels of Burgundy were on sale. Traditionally, what was originally a charity event is now seen as a barometer for the price of the local wines. If

24. November 2006 - 12:00

by Charles Metcalfe

23. November 2006 - 12:00

by Chantal Chi

Grace vineyard, one of the most well-known wineries in China, was dealt unusual weather conditions in 2006. After a rarely seen snowstorm in April damaged the vines, August was rainy, which affected production. Although sufficient sunshine in

23. November 2006 - 12:00

by Subhash Arora

The European Union formally initiated on Monday the process to take its dispute with India over the wine and spirits duty regime to the World Trade Organisation, even as the government said attempts to resolve the issue amicably

22. November 2006 - 12:00

by Dr. Hermann Pilz and Richard Grosche

While wine exports to Germany were on the whole slightly below the previous year, imports from the New World reached a record high. Spain and France suffered the biggest losses. Italy is still number one in volume and value.

22. November 2006 - 12:00

by Elissaveta Velianova

The Salon de Vin took place for a fifth time in Sofia between 15th and 18th November. It was promoted as the only professional wine exhibition in Sofia, the most important market in Bulgaria for both producers and importers. The fair brought

21. November 2006 - 12:00

by Robert Gorjak

20. November 2006 - 12:00

by Hervé Lalau

Jeanjean has moved again beyond the Languedoc and just purchased the Bordeaux shipper Antoine Moueix Lebègue, a family business founded in Saint Emilion in 1828. Although Antoine Moueix Lebègue exploits 250 hectares of vineyard in

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