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Margareth Henriquez doubles: after Champagne Krug is the new president of The Moët Hennessy Wine Division

Margareth Henriquez, current President of the prestigious Maison de Champagne Krug since 2009 and creator of the successes of recent years, has also been nominated President of The Moët Hennessy Wine Division, replacing Jean-Guillaume Prats, who has decided to devote herself to new interests outside the Moët Hennessy world. Margareth Henriquez will play the new role alongside her current position as President of Krug. Margareth Henriquez joined Moët Hennessy in 2001 as CEO of Bodegas ...

“Wines of Great Britain-WineGB” is the new industry body name for all English and Welsh wine producers

The national body for the English and Welsh wine industry has announced that with immediate effect its official name is WINES OF GREAT BRITAIN LIMITED.  It will use the shortened name ‘WINEGB’ in all its outward-facing communications, including the website, which will be launched in January 2018 as wineGB.co.uk. Wines of Great Britain follows the formal merger on 1st September of the two industry bodies: United Kingdom Vineyards Association (UKVA) and English Wine Producers (EWP). The ...

Masi Campofiorin: more than 300 million people in the world have enjoyed this wine over its 5 decades of existence

As iconic as a fashion item, red like Italy’s leading brands, from clothes to cars, and an ambassador of Italian style in the world. This is Masi’s Campofiorin, (#Campofiorin50), which with the 2014 vintage now out on the market, celebrates its fiftieth year with a special label on the 75cl bottle format and a serigraphed presentation on the 1.5 litre size in a limited edition of 1964 bottles (as the year of its birth), plus a new advertising campaign designed by the international McCann ...

El Cava supera los 245 millones de botellas en 2016

El Cava supera los 245 millones de botellas en 2016 . En la última década de 2007-2016 el cava ha crecido 20 millones de botellas y consolida su presencia en más de 130 países.  Un año más, cabe destacar la continuada mejora en la exportación gracias a la buena evolución de los países terceros que, con un crecimiento de 4 millones de botellas, absorbe la caída de mercado europeo (2 millones) y del mercado interior (700.000 botellas). En la última década, el conjunto de los ...

Brazilian wineries project US$ 950,000 in business in fair in Germany

The participation of 10 Brazilian wineries in ProWein in Duseldorf, Germany, should result in US$ 950,000 in business. This is the projection of the companies that will be at stand 128, in hall 9, between the 19th and the 21st, at what is considered the world’s largest wine fair. The activity is from the sector project Wines of Brasil, developed by the Brazilian Wine Institute (Ibravin), through the Vitiviniculture Development Fund of RS (Fundovitis) in partnership with the Brazilian Trade ...

Optimism marks the official grape harvest opening in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Grape Harvest 2016/2017’s official opening in the state of Rio Grande do Sul (RS) on the morning of this Saturday (4) was marked by optimism due to the great volume and quality of the raw material that can now be verified. Monte Belo do Sul received the event in which Governor of RS, José Ivo Sartori; Agriculture, Husbandry, and Irrigation Secretary, Ernani Polo; and Mayor Adenir José Dalle, as well as the parliamentarians and mayors from municipalities of the Serra Gaúcha region were ...

Angelo Gaja: a new vineyard in Alta Langa for white wines

Angelo Gaja, winemaker-icon of the renaissance of Italian wine, announces a new investment, the purchase of 35 hectares in Alta Langa, a hazelnut, intended to accommodate vines for white wines in the near future

Austria’s 2016 vintage: ugly weather, lovely wines

Austrian winegrowers and friends of Austrian wine will retain of 2016. But all said and done, there is good to magnificent quality in white, red & sweet wines – in some cases with severely limited quantities. Following a warm and dry winter, vines in many winegrowing regions went into budding rather early. A massive cold snap in the last week of April led to horrible frost damage, and because of the unusual large-scale weather pattern, even higher-elevation vineyards were affected. ...

L’osteria La Crocina riapre con una nuova veste bio

Ci sono Francesco e Giacomo ad accoglierti all'Osteria La Crocina la cui riapertura, dopo un periodo di stop, ha suscitato grande interesse a Montalcino e dintorni. Francesco Pascale lavora da quando ha sedici anni in cucina ed ha gestito, proprio a Montalcino, un ristorante tutto suo. Giacomo Foresta è invece il giovane direttore di sala dell'osteria la Crocina. Il lavoro si svolge in sinergia con i fratelli Cantini che, da qualche anno, gestiscono la cantina di famiglia e l'orto biodinamico ...

Le Mas de Daumas Gassac annonce la vente de l’ensemble de son millésime 2015 rouge en réservation Primeur

110 000 bouteilles de Mas de Daumas Gassac rouge 2015 vendues en deux mois, en réservation Primeur. 55 000 blancs 2016 d'ores et déjà réservés, sur une production qui en compte 60 000. Sans être une première, cette rupture de stock qui intervient avant la mise en bouteille des millésimes, confirme le succès du Mas de Daumas Gassac, tête de pont de la viticulture languedocienne qui enregistre au fil des ans une hausse de ses demandes en souscription, cette année de l'ordre de 20%. ...