Wine Business International

Should China adopt a Western lexicon of wine, or one forged by its own people? Jeni Port looks at the thorny issue of translation.

23. September 2018 - 15:30

Climate change may be damaging southern regions, but it’s opening up northern ones. Elsebeth Lohfert gets on the bus of a very cool climate symposium.

23. September 2018 - 15:30

What impact will Brexit have on the global wine market? What are the global trends? Felicity Carter asks Rafael del Rey, director of the Spanish Wine Observatory.

23. September 2018 - 15:15

Argentina is the world’s biggest Spanish-speaking nation and the eighth largest in mass. Its recent economic history has been tumultuous, but recent political events appear to be stabilizing the country. James Lawrence finds out more about doing business there.

9. September 2008 - 13:00

by Darrel Joseph

The Vinea Wachau association of wine producers from Austria´s Wachau region has awarded its twenty-second Steinfeder Prize to Madeleine Jakits, the editor-in-chief of Germany´s Feinschmecker and Wein Gourmet magazines.

8. September 2008 - 13:00

by Meininger’s Wine Business International

South African wine exports have broken all records and are soaring in spite of the international economic slowdown, according to Su Birch, the director of Wines of South Africa (WOSA), in a recent press release. Over 363m litres

7. September 2008 - 13:00

by Meininger’s Wine Business International

Australian wine exports to Asia showed solid value growth in the year ending August 2008, increasing by 6% to A$262m (€149m), according to statistics just released by the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation. That growth resulted

6. September 2008 - 13:00

by Kevin McCallum at the Press Democrat

One of the earliest grape harvests on record in Sonoma County also is shaping up to be one of the shortest, as vinters scramble to haul in an early, rapidly ripening crop. Scorching temperatures and fogless mornings are rapidly ripening the light crop, challenging crews to get the grapes off the vine and into local wineries.

5. September 2008 - 13:00

by Sophie Kevany

An increase in a fatal vine disease known as ‘maladie du bois’, or wood sickness, in Bordeaux, Cognac and Gascony, has led to calls for an area of southwest France to be declared in a state of emergency.

4. September 2008 - 13:00

an analysis by Cees van Casteren

The Netherlands has seen the price of an average bottle of wine in a supermarket rise from €2.71 in 2007 to more than €3.00 by March 2008, despite the Dutch market’s reputation for being competitive and low priced.

4. September 2008 - 13:00

by Sophie Kevany

Two French nationals found guilty of faking and selling bottles of wine on eBay were this week sentenced to an eight month suspended prison sentence and fines of over €13,000.