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Wine boss kick-back trial begins

General Industry News
04 May 2015
Former New Zealand Wine Company chief executive Peter Scutts played a "double game", receiving kick-backs from a wholesaler the company was supplying wine to, the Auckland High Court has heard today. More
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Wine Investment Pioneer Sokolin Dies

People
04 May 2015
The larger-than-life wine merchant introduced the concept of Bordeaux futures to the US wine market. More
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China's Wine Industry Explodes, But Not Yet On The World Stage

Industry Trends
04 May 2015
China is in the midst of another red revolution, but this one involves red wine. Over the past 15 years, its fledgling wine industry has expanded dramatically, with vineyards now occupying more than 3,000 square miles of land, according to a report by the International Organization of Vine and Wine. More
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Why Low-Calorie Wines Sour on American Shelves

General Industry News
04 May 2015
Americans love wine - and they are concerned about their weight. But low-calorie wine still faces tough sledding in the U.S., global winemakers say, because it is seen as compromising on an indulgence. More
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Hawke's Bay wine growers optimistic about 2015 vintage

Vintage and Harvest Reports
04 May 2015
With the harvest nearly complete, Hawke's Bay wine growers are optimistic the 2015 vintage will be another good one. More
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Mind trick that turns cheap vino into fine wine

Research
04 May 2015
Wine tastes better if it is thought to be expensive due to a physical change in the brain, according to a study. More
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Six quick steps to becoming a wine expert

General Industry News
04 May 2015
Chewy tannins, a tobacco nose and expressions of terroir: it makes perfect sense to wine experts, but to the everyday human, this kind of language can be baffling, amusing or just plain intimidating. More
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Robbers get away with UKP100,000 of fine wines from the Queen's supplier

General Industry News
04 May 2015
Thieves have made off with at least UKP100,000 worth of some of the world's finest wines from the Royal family's supplier after cutting a hole in the side of their warehouse. More
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Diageo may sell wine assets in industry shake-up

Company News
04 May 2015
The FTSE 100 drinks giant Diageo is poised for a shake-up with the sale of parts of its wine division, maker of popular brands such as Piat d'Or and Blossom Hill. More
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Naked Wines Winemaker buys Margaret River vineyard

General Industry News
04 May 2015
Naked Winemaker Ben Gould has purchased of a 50-acre Vineyard in Margaret River, following a crowd funded Christmas wine sale, to raise the deposit. More
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Australian Vintage to release new sparkler

Company News
04 May 2015
Australian Vintage will be rolling out its new release McGuigan Frizzante at this year's London Wine Fair in May. More
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Cloudy Bay returns to RHS Chelsea Flower Show kicking-off its summer campaign

Company News
04 May 2015
The iconic New Zealand wine brand Cloudy Bay returns to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the third year with a show garden designed by brothers David and Harry Rich. More
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Riedel Crystal targets on-trade with new rose wine glass

General Industry News
04 May 2015
Specialist glassware company Riedel Crystal has introduced a wine glass specifically for rose wines, which will be available exclusively to the on-trade. More
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Moet Hennessy to bottle first Chinese red wine

Company News
04 May 2015
Moet Hennessy Estates & Wines, producers of wines including Cloudy Bay and Cheval des Andes, is due to bottle its highly anticipated Chinese red wine within the next few weeks, with an international launch due for Autumn 2015. More
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Getting fat? Check the size of your wine glass

Health
01 May 2015
The fashion for large wine glasses has fueled a rise in the number of "invisible" calories people are inadvertently consuming through alcohol, the chair of the Royal Society for Public Health has warned. More
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Limited edition wine to mark 30 years

Company News
01 May 2015
1983 was the year that Mission Estate winemaker Paul Mooney made New Zealand's first handpicked, whole-bunch pressed and barrel-fermented chardonnay. More
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Waitrose sees sales of English wine soar

Industry Trends
01 May 2015
Sales of English wine at Waitrose nearly doubled in 2014, and the retailer has reported an increase of 177% in the last week. More
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Yellow Tail to launch a 12-week marketing campaign in the UK

Company News
01 May 2015
Australian-based Yellow Tail is set to launch a 12-week marketing campaign with the goal of reaching 11m UK consumers. More
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EU Parliament backs mandatory calorie labelling proposal

Wine Packaging
01 May 2015
Members of the European Parliament voted to table a proposal that by the end of 2016 all alcoholic drinks have calorie content labels. More
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Absolut vodka to modernise its iconic bottle

Other Beverages
01 May 2015
Absolut is making design changes to its iconic bottle that helped make the brand famous in 1979, "making it ready to face the future." More

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