Archive for February 2010

French wine exports lowest in ten years time

Feb 26th, 2010 | By

Last year French wine exports fell by almost twenty percent to 5.5 billion euros. This is the lowest level in ten years time. According to […]



American farmer protests on YouTube against wine company

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCR_J2fWsKA



French wine growers sell fake Pinot Noir to E & J Gallo

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By
French wine growers sell fake Pinot Noir to E & J Gallo

A court in the southern French city of Carcassonne sentenced twelve wine growers from the Languedoc to suspended prison terms and effective fines. They sold […]



2007 M. Chapoutier Coteaux du Tricastin

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By

2007 M. Chapoutier Coteaux du Tricastin – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Coteaux du Tricastin (2/11/2010)Red and black berries, aromatic spices and a whiff of alcohol […]



Ninety-year old Belgian wine distributor in Dutch hands

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By

The Belgian distributor of wines and spirits A & F Mampaey Wines & Sprits, founded in 1920, was bought by the Dutch Distillery Dirkzwager. Mampaey […]



Highlights of Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2009

Feb 11th, 2010 | By

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NVwaCu4gUs



Chinese counterfeit 400.000 bottles Fitou wine

Feb 11th, 2010 | By
Chinese counterfeit 400.000 bottles Fitou wine

400,000 bottles of counterfeit Fitou wine circulate on the Chinese market. The bottles probably contain Chinese “wine”. The counterfeiters have copied the label and the […]