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Marlborough Wine Weekend cancelled

Events
16 April 2015
The fifth biennial Marlborough Wine Weekend has been cancelled. The three-day event, organised by Wine Marlborough, originally pencilled in for October will not be held this year. More
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Fine Wine Is Coming to First Class

General Industry News
16 April 2015
U.S. airlines have spent the past few years making improvements to their first- and business-class cabins, from reclining seats that become plush beds to restaurant-quality meals. Despite those changes, one important area of upscale travel has lagged behind: the quality of the wine. More
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Wine Snobs Are Right: Glass Shape Does Affect Flavor

Research
16 April 2015
Seeing is smelling for a camera system developed by scientists in Japan that images ethanol vapour escaping from a wine glass. And, perhaps most importantly, no wine is wasted in the process. More
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Japanese wine market witnessing revival

Industry Trends
16 April 2015
The Japanese wine market has "come of age" after a 20 year hiatus caused by the Asian financial crisis in the late 90s, according to Rabobank. More
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Kurniawan challenges fraud conviction

General Industry News
16 April 2015
Lawyers for Rudy Kurniawan - the man sentenced to 10 years in prison for wine fraud in 2014 - have launched an appeal against his conviction that could prompt a retrial. More
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Hugel announces changes

Company News
16 April 2015
Alsace producer Hugel has announced a change to its company name and the addition of a new wine to its portfolio. More
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Bordeaux buyers flock to mature vintages

Fine Wine
16 April 2015
Chateau Latour has led a recent surge of trade in older vintages as buyers look to mature Bordeaux for value over more recent releases. More
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What Le Fungus? - Richie Benaud - A last laugh.

Heads Up
16 April 2015
What wasn't so well known about Richie Benaud is that he bought a vineyard in France to enjoy during his retirement. More
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Greek Wine Production Down 16.24%

Industry Trends
16 April 2015
Wine production in Greece fell by 16.24% in the 2014-2015 period to 2,800,000 hectolitres, from 3,343,000 in the previous period, surpassing initial estimates for a 3.44% decline in production. More
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Distilled Spirits, Wine Industries See Continued Growth in 2014, Beer Decreases Slightly

Industry Trends
16 April 2015
The beverage alcohol industry had a year that could best be described as transformational in 2014. Consumers' approaches to beverage alcohol have caused the industry to adapt to changing drinking habits. Consumers are no longer tied to one specific drink, as they now make their choice by type of occasion. More
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The Riesling Backlash Begins

General Industry News
16 April 2015
Sommeliers keep pushing sweet Riesling but it's varietal suicide, Jason Wilson claims. More
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie wine targeted by counterfeiters

General Industry News
16 April 2015
The Perrin family, who produce Provence rose Miraval in tandem with the Jolie-Pitts, have changed the bottle design in a bid to combat fraudsters in China. More
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Anson on Thursday: Lessons from Steven Spielberg

From the Bloggers
16 April 2015
Jane Anson wishes winemakers would routinely put the pH next to the grape variety and food suggestions on back labels. More
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Looking for a new wine frontier? Try Portugal

Industry Trends
16 April 2015
To anyone who claims that all the great wine regions of Europe have been discovered, that wealthy speculators have stolen our future, that individuality has been wiped out by globalization, that affordable age-worthy red wines are no longer available, there is a withering response: Portugal. More
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Here's why your French wine tastes different from the American one

Research
16 April 2015
According to the revelations of a recent study, wine made from similar kind of grapes can have different taste and colour depending upon where it was produced. More
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Lambrusco, the bane of boomers, is hot again

Industry Trends
16 April 2015
Riunite, has remained for more than 40 years the top-selling Italian red wine in the U.S. Think of that: Many millions of people actually do enjoy a fizzy, slightly sweet red wine. More
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U.S. Wine Market Tepid

Industry Trends
16 April 2015
Rabobank released the second (fiscal) quarter Rabobank Wine Quarterly, containing its outlook for global and regional markets. More
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CyT sales top over $1 billion for the first time

Company News
16 April 2015
Concha y Toro announced sales grew 22.6% overall and increased 16.9% in the UK for its financial year-end 2014. More
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2015 harvest brings chance for 'memorable' wine

Vintage and Harvest Reports
16 April 2015
Perfect climatic conditions have resulted in one of the best ever grape harvests in the King Valley according to local growers and winemakers. More
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Americans, French alike consider cork best bottle closure

Wine Closures
16 April 2015
Wine and cork are a permanently married couple, in spite of the intrusion of other closure methods on the market. The simple fact is that Americans and French alike consider cork closure to be representative of both quality and sustainability. More

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