General News

The Bordeaux Wine Festival will return in 2016, during 4 days, from the 23rd to the 26th of June. This event, which occurs every other year, gathers wine producers of the entire region, from different appellations such as Bordeaux, Cadillac, Saint-Emilion or Margaux.

On May 31st will take place the inauguration of the Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, an world wine center dedicated to the culture of wine... Public opening on June 1st!

A positive trend in the Cape winelands has been a shift towards a ‘farm to table’ ethos, with properties such as Babylonstoren, La Motte, Oak Valley, Spier and Waterkloof having paved the way for others to follow.

Valparaiso held its fourth Harvest Festival with an attendance of more than 40 thousand wine lovers and 20 ambassadors

On April 8, the Rioja Regulatory Council rated the 2015 vintage in the Rioja DOCa ‘very good’ following tastings and chemical analyses of over 4,454 samples taken directly from vats at Rioja wineries.

Rioja's newly certified Wine Educators from Germany, China, Mexico, Switzerland, the UK, the USA, Russia and Sweden will spread their knowledge to consumers and the trade in their home markets-

The competition is open to any Cape Town / Cape Winelands winery that believes it excels in their offering in one or more of the seven categories.

Adelaide, the capital of South Australia and home of the National Wine Centre and the country’s major industry representative and research organizations, has accepted the Great Wine Capitals Global Network’s invitation to become the network’s ninth member...

Great Wine Capitals will attend the IWINETC Wine Tourism Conference and Workshop, from 4 to 7 April 2016, together with the endorsed travel agencies to Spain and Portugal: ROMOTUR and VINITUR.

Chilean wine is big in Japan. Last month, the Japanese Finance Ministry announced that the country’s wine is now No. 1 in terms of imports!

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