Severe frost devastates French vineyards

Vineyards across France have been hit hard by overnight frosts, partially compromising the 2021 harvest.

Bollinger to acquire US-based Ponzi Vineyards

The Bollinger family has announced the acquisition of Oregon-based Ponzi Vineyards which will be its first winery in the US.

Lebanese winery Ixsir gears up for export drive

Lebanese wine producer Ixsir is ramping up its focus on exports after the domestic market was hit by a double whammy of hyperinflation and Covid-19.

Nyetimber increases production capacity by expanding into Kent

English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber expects to increase its production capacity by 220,000 bottles per year after expanding into Kent.

Prosecco: The sweet spot

Prosecco producers are looking for ways to beat the ravages of climate change in the vineyards. Shay Waterworth reports from Italy

CEDC takes Barefoot to Poland

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has extended its links with Gallo Vineyards to include the distribution of Barefoot wines in Poland.

Napa Valley trade association appoints 2012 board

Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), a non-profit trade association, has announced its new board of directors for 2012.

Gallo launches nail wraps that smell of merlot rosé

Gallo Family Vineyards has announced a partnership to launch the world’s first-ever scented nail wrap.

NZ: Winegrowers aim for organic

New Zealand: An organic wine group has set a goal for 20% of New Zealand vineyards to be organic by 2020.

Graham Beck dies

Graham Beck, the name behind one of South Africa’s best-known wine brands, has died aged 80.