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California's drought could raise foreign wine imports to the US and bulk wine prices

Published:  05 February, 2014

With California in the midst of one the most severe droughts in its history, the shortfall in domestic wine supply in the US could see a rise in bulk wine prices and an increase in foregin wine imports. 


Argentina, Chile and South Africa team up again at ProWein

Published:  04 February, 2014

Following their tasting tie up last September in London the generic bodies of Argentina, Chile and South Africa are teaming up again to present their wines under the banner of Wines of the Beautiful South at this year's Prowein trade fair in Dusseldorf in March.


Wines of Argentina to target millennials through music festivals in 2014

Published:  30 January, 2014

Q&A with Concha y Toro's Simon Doyle and its plans for UK market

Published:  23 January, 2014

Simon Doyle, general manager for Concha y Toro UK, on what's new for Casillero, why the big UK push, and why there's a gap in the market for California.


Justin Knock MW on wine pricing, supply and demand in 2014

Published:  22 January, 2014

Justin Knock MW, consultant at Cobevco, takes a look at what the industry can expect regarding pricing, supply and demand in the year ahead.


French wines set for success with advent of sophisticated consumers

Published:  21 January, 2014

Wine's winners and losers in 2013 and prospects for 2014

Published:  14 January, 2014

The wine regions of the world closed out 2013 with some clear winners like South Africa, which reported record exports, and New Zealand, which just entered into a new trade agreement with Taiwan. But countries including Argentina and Australia faced big challenges. We take a look at how the world's major wine regions fared in 2013 and look at their prospects for 2014.


Wine's winners and losers in 2013 and predictions for 2014

Published:  14 January, 2014

Two Good, 2 Bad for 2013, 2 Hopes and Fears for 2014: Simon Doyle, Concha y Toro UK

Published:  31 December, 2013

Simon Doyle, general manager of Concha y Toro UK helps see the new year in with his 2 Good, 2 Bad for 2013 and his 2 Hopes and Fears for 2014.


Two Good, 2 Bad for 2013, 2 Hopes and Fears for 2014: Laurie Webster, Las Bodegas

Published:  26 December, 2013

Laurie Webster, of Argentinian wine importer, Las Bodegas, is the latest member of the trade to give their good and bad memories of 2013 and their hopes and fears for 2014.


Q&A: Sebastian Zuccardi, head winemaker, Familia Zuccardi wines, Mendoza.

Published:  17 December, 2013

James Lawrence is more than convinced by the charm of Argentina on a trip to Mendoza

Published:  16 December, 2013

James Lawrence travels to the vineyards of Mendoza, on a mission to debunk the "one trick pony" cliché forever.


Santa Rita Estates to host wine education workshops in London in January

Published:  28 November, 2013

Chilean wine producer, Santa Rita Estates, is to once again hold its South American Wine workshops in London in January as part of its three year educational programme.


Wines of Argentina wins national events award for breakthrough Cambalache initiative

Published:  26 November, 2013

Wines of Argentina's breakthrough Cambalache consumer event, that helped celebrate the best wine, food, music and art that the country has to offer, has come top in an industry award for brand experience. It has also been announced that Cambalache will return in 2014 with events planned for both London and New York.


Anne Krebiehl: How Doña Paula is making white wine in Argentina's Andean desert

Published:  31 October, 2013

The location is Doña Paula's Alluvia vineyard in Gualtallary, Tunpungato, Argentina. The altitude is 1350m (4429ft) above sea level. Annual rainfall is just 280mm which, technically, makes it a desert.


Q&A: Nicolas Audebert, winemaker at Cheval Des Andes

Published:  29 October, 2013

Nicolas Audebert, Montpellier graduate and winemaker at Cheval des Andes, Cheval Blanc's Argentinian winery in Mendoza, spent the initial two years of the project working with Pierre Lurton in 1999 and has held his current position for seven years, after an interval as winemaker for Krug Champagne.


Wines of Argentina launches Instagram campaign

Published:  21 October, 2013

Wines of Argentina has launched a new Instagram campaign, The Wine Caption, calling on consumers to post any images that capture the spirit of Argentina, with the winning photo becoming the centrepiece of a global ad campaign in 2014 and the photographer sent on a five-day all-expenses-paid trip to Argentina.


Big, bold, but Beautiful?

Published:  11 October, 2013

The Beautiful South Tasting challenged the concept of generic wine tastings. Erin Smith analyses what worked and lessons for the future


Robinsons broadens horizons with Argentinia's Casarena

Published:  08 October, 2013

Robinsons Brewery has become the exclusive UK supplier for Casarena Bodega Y Viñedos on the back of double-digit growth in the Argentinian category.


Beautiful South Tasting to return in 2014

Published:  19 September, 2013

Wines of Argentina, Wines of Chile and Wines of South Africa have said visitor numbers for the Beautiful South Tasting exceeded expectations and it will take place again next year. Additional events under the Beautiful South banner will also take place at other wine events.