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Sparkling wine slowly bubbles over on beer's turf

Industry Trends
03 August 2015
While U.S. beer sales are flat, more glasses are filling up with another type of fizzy beverage. More
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Wine tasters face a busy week

Events
03 August 2015
It's going to be a rough few days for judges in one of New Zealand\'s leading wine shows, with the experts having to taste their way through a record 1300 entries this year. More
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New Zealand School of Wine planned for Blenheim

General Industry News
29 July 2015
Blenheim could become an educational hub for winemaking and viticulture under ambitious plans to develop a New Zealand School of Wine in Marlborough. More
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New wine event planned

Events
29 July 2015
Wine enthusiasts may soon have a new event on the calendar in Central Otago to look forward to. More
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Inside Wine: Beauty in the Bottle

General Industry News
29 July 2015
Are these photographs of wine merely abstract beauty or can they tell us more? I sometimes calling the images wine Rorschach - what do you see in a photomicrograph of wine? How does the picture speak to you? More
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What short supply? Prosecco tops London wine list as sales fizz

Industry Trends
29 July 2015
Forget champagne - Londoners are toasting the summer with a bottle of its cheaper, Italian counterpart. More
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Champagne 2015 crop enters 'crucial' period

Vintage and Harvest Reports
29 July 2015
The next six weeks will be 'crucial' to the quality and quantity of this year's Champagne harvest, after drought conditions left vines short of water. More
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Uncorked: William Chan

People
29 July 2015
The sommelier of the Mira hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui speaks to Drinks Business about opening a 1961 Krug after winning the 1999 World's Best Sommelier competition and seeking out the "craziest food and wine pairings." More
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Nicolas Feuillatte bolsters position

Company News
29 July 2015
Nicolas Feuillatte increased its shipments by 19% between 2007 to 2014, the biggest growth of any Champagne brand during that period, according to a report by Shanken. More
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Loire festival adds British twist

Events
29 July 2015
The UK will be guest of honour at an annual food and wine festival due to take place in the Loire next month. More
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Global spirits grow at the slowest rate in 2014 since 2008

Other Beverages
29 July 2015
Euromonitor International's most recent report, Trends in the Global Spirits Markets, reveals that despite the hype around spirits, the category grew at the slowest rate in 2014 since the start of the global financial Crisis. More
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Traditional wine retail 'is dying'

Industry Trends
29 July 2015
The traditional model of wine retail involving uninspiring walls of wine is dying out and being replaced by a more engaging, interactive experience according to one top indie merchant. More
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Torres launches Chile's priciest Pinot

Company News
29 July 2015
Torres has released Chile's most expensive Pinot Noir from the country's costliest new vineyard project ever. More
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Argentina reports on 'intense' 2015 harvest

Vintage and Harvest Reports
29 July 2015
Heavy rainfall and frost contributed to a 10% drop in Argentina's grape harvest in 2015, with Mendoza bearing the brunt of the bad weather. More
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Grant puts wine director on study path

People
29 July 2015
Craggy Range director of wine and viticulture Steve Smith, is one of 12 senior executives and business owners given the opportunity to attend the world's most prestigious business schools after receiving a Prime Minister's Business Scholarship. More
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Concha y Toro becomes world's biggest

Company News
29 July 2015
Chile's Concha y Toro has become the biggest vineyard owner in the world following Treasury's sale of its Asti Winery assets. More
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Thieves dodge laser beams to steal Queen's vintage wine

General Industry News
27 July 2015
Vintage wine worth almost UKP1.5 million (NZ$3.5 million) has been stolen from the Royal Family's supplier by thieves who broke into a warehouse and crawled under laser beams - before opening champagne to celebrate. More
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Wine Investment Market Seeing 'Relative Calm'

Fine Wine
27 July 2015
After three years of declines, the wine market finally has something to cheer about as prices rose in the first half of 2015 - albeit at a modest pace. More
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Climate change hitting where it hurts: your wine

General Industry News
27 July 2015
Spend a day at a wine grape growers' summit and, among many other things, you're left with no doubt about the reality of climate change. More
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Tasmanian wine profits top the nation and here's why

General Industry News
27 July 2015
Every one of the six million bottles of wine produced in Tasmania sells at a retail level of at least $15 per bottle, with most much higher. More

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