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Rabobank Global Wine Quarterly Q1: Argentine wine’s new lease on life

The Argentine wine industry is finally breathing a sigh of relief, according to the most recent Rabobank Wine Quarterly report. High inflation, a strong peso and taxes on exports, has created significant hurdles for the Argentine wine industry over the past several years, but the new president took radical actions at the end of December 2015 which dramatically alter Argentina's competitive positioning. By cutting restrictions on access to foreign currency the Argentine peso fell 35% almost ...

Hambledon Classic Cuvèe outshines some of Champagne’s best names in blind tasting with top UK wine experts

Hambledon Classic Cuvèe, an English sparkling wine produced by the UK's oldest commercial vineyard in Hampshire, has trumped some of Champagne's best-known names in a blind tasting organised by Noble Rot wine magazine. A panel of 13 experts - including Jancis Robinson MW, Dr Jamie Goode from wineanorak.com, Neal Martin from e-robertparker.com, Sunday Times wine columnist Kate Spicer and Master Sommelier Xavier Rousset - declared Hambledon Classic Cuvèe the clear winner from a field of 12 ...

Venetian Native Grapes : la saison 2016 des vins autochtones de Vénétie débute à Vinisud (Montpellier)

A travers la marque commune “Venetian Native Grapes”, la saison 2016 débute à Vinisud (Montpellier, 15-17 février) pour les caves vénitiennes qui font des cépages autochtones leur identité et force. Les caves vénitiennes rassemblées sont : Giusti Wine di Nervesa della Battaglia-Treviso; Cantina di Monteforte d’Alpone-Verona; Sacramundi di Chiampo-Vicenza; Sandro de Bruno e Casarotto di Montecchìa di Crosara-Verona et les trois caves bériches ...

ProWein Future Retail Trends: this is the future of wine business

The report - made by "Wine Intelligence" for Prowein - covers six key markets which, for their geographical and cultural variety, and for their significant size, together constitute an illustrative cross-sample of the global wine market. We have analysed trade interviews from experts in the United States (the world’s largest market for wine), Germany and the UK (respectively #1 and #2 in the world for imported wine), France (whose wine market is in decline, yet which still boasts the ...

Vinisud 2016. Confirmation of a great vintage

Vinisud, the pivotal annual event for wines from the South, closed on Wednesday February 17 on a highly positive note. In the extremely competitive world of international trade shows, the Mediterranean wine exhibition successfully attracted 31,867 visitors, an increase of 3% on the previous event, including 9,784 international visitors (non French, 30.7% of visitors). This increase in visitor attendance reflects the organisers’ intention of securing consistent, controlled growth for the ...

Challenge Euposia 2015: Champagne de Saint Gall is the winner. Awards to: Zamuner Rosé, Sacramundi and Chiarli 1860

Three years ago the last victory of a French champagne at "Challenge Euposia", France come back to the top of the SW world. The winner of the eight edition of the international “Challenge Euposia” (the first and unique blind tasting dedicated to classic method SW) is Champagne De Saint Gall. The Challenge, whose Chairman is Alessandro Scorsone, takes place under the rules and collaboration of Grand Jury Européen. This year the 24 Member of the Jury – coming from USA, ...

G.H.MUMM has announced

The prestigious House of Champagne, G.H.MUMM has announced it is the official supplier of the French Palais de la Légion d’Honneur. The partnership has grown from a relationship that has evolved throughout the heritage of these Houses. The award winning Cordon Rouge was created in 1876 and decorated with the red silk ribbon to symbolise the highest of French honours - the grand croix de la Légion d'honneur. The Cordon Rouge bottle became the symbol of the House from the 19th ...