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Wine Australia targets 40% emissions reduction by 2030

Published:  13 September, 2023

A newly released Emissions Reduction Roadmap for the Australian grape and wine sector has outlined steps to reduce the sector’s carbon emissions by more than 40% before 2030.

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Portuguese diversity on show as exports rise

Published:  12 September, 2023

The breadth of Portugal’s diversity was on full show in London yesterday, where lower yields, good value and newly emerging grape varieties formed an interesting picture of one of the world’s fastest growing-in-popularity regions.

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Languedoc AOP targets UK market

Published:  11 September, 2023

A regional appellation that stretches from Collioure, near the Spanish border, to the gates of Nîmes​, Languedoc AOP has established itself as one of the foremost French wine appellations in the last 15 years, particularly in the export market.

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Symington predicts ‘high quality vintage’ in Douro

Published:  11 September, 2023

With the red grapes still coming in across various estates, leading producer Symington Family Estates is predicting one of the best Douro vintages in recent years.

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Friday Read: Lugana's long road to the limelight

Published:  08 September, 2023

Lugana, often see as an also-ran compared to the likes of Gavi and Soave, is emerging with new styles, including sparkling, to highlight the distinctive characteristics of the Turbiana grape.

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Biondi-Santi: New future for an Italian legend

Published:  06 September, 2023

Legendary Tuscan producer Biondi-Santi, described back in 1932 as the ‘inventor of Brunello di Montalcino’, has seen many evolutions in its 150-year+ history. A recent tasting however, revealed an estate which has benefitted from renewed investment, plus a new CEO, who has continued to lead the portfolio into a new era under French ownership.

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New look Wine GB leadership team looks to the future

Published:  05 September, 2023

Wine GB opened its annual tasting at Battersea Arts Centre this morning, with a briefing which sketched what the future might look like for the the UK’s homegrown wine industry.

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2023 Champagne harvest underway with lower yield set

Published:  05 September, 2023

The 2023 harvest in Champagne commenced on Saturday, 2 September, and despite difficult weather during ripening, the region expects a “high-quality harvest”.

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Unusual Suspects: New York State

Published:  01 September, 2023

New York State has been slowly but steadily growing its UK presence. Andrew Catchpole finds out why.

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Unusual Suspects: Emerging regions

Published:  01 September, 2023

If good marketing is made up of good stories, then wine and spirits certainly have some of the greatest tales to tell, with distillers, vineyards and wineries to be found in some of the most unlikely places. Here, Harpers rounds up some of our favourite eclectic producers from around the world.

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New Zealand exports on the rise

Published:  01 September, 2023

After three testing years due to Covid-19, New Zealand wine exports achieved their largest-ever one-year growth, with an increase of 23% in value to NZ$2.4 billion, according to the New Zealand Winegrowers Annual Report.

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Cherubino Wines acquires Margaret River Winemakers

Published:  29 August, 2023

Cherubino Wines has announced the acquisition of Margaret River Winemakers, a winery and spirits brand located on Bussell Highway, 14km west of Margaret River township.

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Second outing for Quinta do Noval’s Terroir Series

Published:  25 August, 2023

Quinta do Noval has launched the second wine from their ultra-premium, limited edition Terroir Series – a collaboration between Carlos Agrellos, Noval’s technical director, and Christian Seely.

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Friday read: Provence, Pernod and the rise of ‘pink gold’

Published:  25 August, 2023

Nicknamed ‘pink gold’ on the Cote d’Azur, Provence rosé continues to see a flood of investment into the category – most recently demonstrated by Pernod Ricard, which has acquired a majority share of Château Sainte Marguerite.

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Indigo Wine adds Sugrue South Downs to portfolio

Published:  24 August, 2023

Importer and distributor Indigo Wine has added Sussex-based Sugrue South Downs to its portfolio.

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Yangarra joins Fells portfolio

Published:  21 August, 2023

John E Fells & Sons has strengthened its portfolio of premium family-owned wines from Australia with the addition of Yangarra Estate – a family-owned producer specialising in, but not limited to, Grenache.

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Santorini: Rising to the challenge

Published:  18 August, 2023

In Santorini, Jo Gilbert discovers a volcanic wonderland producing premium whites. However, winemakers face keen challenges as the price of grapes edge towards Champagne.

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Gallo embraces premium Oz with Wirra Wirra partnership

Published:  17 August, 2023

Wirra Wirra has signed a distribution agreement with California giant E. & J. Gallo to boost the Mclaren Vale winery’s presence in the US.

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Burnt Faith buddies with Proof Drinks for brandy drive

Published:  14 August, 2023

Burnt Faith has joined forces with premium drinks specialists, Proof Drinks, in a move which is hoped will drive interest in British brandy houses across the UK.

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Bird In Hand Wine appoints Sam Harrop MW

Published:  11 August, 2023

Top Aussie estate Bird In Hand has added a string to its feathery bow via the appointment of Sam Harrop MW, in the role of consultant winemaker.

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