Wine Business International

Nigel Greening

Jeni Port meets Nigel Greening, the ad man who turned Felton Road into one of the hottest wine properties in the cool climate area of Otago, New Zealand.

23. December 2006 - 12:00

by Dr. Hermann Pilz and Richard Grosche

According to the German Wine Institute the per capita consumption of still and sparkling wine in Germany has increased by 0.2 litres to a total of 20.1 litres over the period from August 2005 to July 2006

22. December 2006 - 12:00

by Victor de la Serna

The geographical entity Vinedos de Espana , which was approved on the 2nd of August 2006 by the Spanish government, has been contested before the European Commission by the Consejo Regulador de Navarre, the control authorities of

22. December 2006 - 12:00

by Hervé Lalau

Active in Spain, Argentina, Portugal, South of France and Chile, JFL was developed as a joint-venture by the two brothers Jacques and François Lurton. Jacques has just sold his shares to his brother and will now focus on

21. December 2006 - 12:00

by Michèle Shah

A recent study of the amphora shaped bottle of Verdicchio from Fazi Battaglia launched in 50s confirms its appeal. Market research carried out by the agency Astra on thousands of members of the public brought, in short, the following

21. December 2006 - 12:00

by Hervé Lalau

Bernard Magrez, the proprietor of Châteaux Pape Clément, La Tour Carnet and other estates in Bordeaux, already owns vineyards in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Chile, Uruguay, Argentina and, of course, southern France. The French tycoon has just

20. December 2006 - 12:00

by Bob Campbell, MW

Wither Hills 2006 Sauvignon Blanc enjoyed record sales only a week after manager and winemaker Brent Marris acknowledged that samples entered into three wine shows and a magazine wine tasting were not the same

as the majority of the wine in the marketplace.

20. December 2006 - 12:00

by Hervé Lalau

Last month Beaujolais was, for a brief moment, again the centre of interest for the wine world as the 2006 Nouveau hit the market. Compared to previous years, production has followed the decline in consumption, putting producers under further pressure.

19. December 2006 - 12:00

by Charles Metcalfe

Rudolf, the red-nosed reindeer ? The answer is UK retailer Sainsbury s initial stock of Red Heart , a red wine with a significantly higher than normal level of anti-oxidants. The news this month has beenfull of over-fed mice living long

and active lives thanks to their daily doses of resveratrol (an anti-oxidant polyphenol).

18. December 2006 - 12:00

by Hervé Lalau

The new French regulation on vineyard irrigation for appellation wines (Décret 2006 1527 from December 4) is a model of administrative rhetoric. In paragraph 3 (1), irrigation of AOC vineyards is forbidden

18. December 2006 - 12:00

by Michèle Shah

On 2nd December Ansa Rome reported that ICRF (L Ispettorato Centrale Repressione Frodi di Conegliano) and the Carabinieri NAS of Padova (Police force) uncovered a scam regarding the fraudulent production of Pinot Grigio in Veneto . It is reported

that the fraud inspectors, under the direction of Dr. Pier Umberto Vallerin, confiscated 2,000 hectolitres of fraudulent Pinot Grigio

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