Posts Tagged ‘ Wine Business ’

Free travel apps for Bordeaux wine fans

Jul 3rd, 2012 | By
Free travel apps for Bordeaux wine fans

Bordeaux Wine Trip is a new free app for smartphones and tablets with travel information for the Bordeaux wine region in France. The app is available in English, French and Chinese. With the help of  geolocalization or by choosing a specific theme (wine bars, castles, wine initiations, …) this app helps the visitor to better orient themselves in Bordeaux. The component SmartBordeaux helps Bordeaux wine lovers to identify wines and obtain information about the Bordeaux wine region. The apps can be downloaded in the app stores […]



EU pays too much for grubbed-up vineyards

Jun 15th, 2012 | By
EU pays too much for grubbed-up vineyards

A report this week from the European Court of Auditors sharply criticized many aspects of the European Commission’s viticulture policy, which was designed both to combat the […]



Wine cellar defunct Belgian 2-star Michelin restaurant auctioned off

Apr 27th, 2012 | By

The wine cellar of the defunct Belgian 2-star Michelin restaurant ‘t Oud Konijntje in Waregem, province of Oost-Vlaanderen, will be auctioned off on 12 May […]



British wine made with Argentinian Malbec-grapes cannot be sold, says E.U.

Apr 24th, 2012 | By
British wine made with Argentinian Malbec-grapes cannot be sold, says E.U.

A British winemaker has finally been given official approval to release a limited-edition wine made in collaboration with Malbec grape growers in Argentina, on one […]



Chateau Latour sells only bottled wines form 2012 onwards

Apr 16th, 2012 | By
Chateau Latour sells only bottled wines form 2012 onwards

Chateau Latour, the famous first growth, told wine merchants today in Bordeaux that 2011 will be the last vintage it sells as futures, or en primeur. […]



Worldwide wine consumption grows for first time in four years

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By
Worldwide wine consumption grows for first time in four years

Worldwide wine consumption grew with 0,7% in 2011, according to the OIV (Organisation international de la vigne et du vin). Details on the website of […]



Spotted-wing drosophila threatens European vineyards

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By
Spotted-wing drosophila threatens European vineyards

Drosophila suzukii or Cherry vinegar fly, a type of fruit fly endemic to Japan and Asia, poses a serious threat to European wine and fruit […]



Burgundy-prices fall at Hospices de Beaune auction

Nov 21st, 2011 | By
Burgundy-prices fall at Hospices de Beaune auction

Prices for Burgundy wines at the 151st Hospices de Beaune auction fell with almost 13 percent for whites and over 6 percent for reds compared […]



Worldwide wine production remains stable in 2011

Nov 14th, 2011 | By
Worldwide wine production remains stable in 2011

Worldwide wine production in 2011 remained stable (+ 0.4%), according to newly published figures from the Office International du Vin (OIV). France takes the number […]



Tsunami of wine

Oct 25th, 2011 | By

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