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The other glass ceiling: women winemakers - FT.com

The other glass ceiling: women winemakers - FT.com | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
Do women have a different relationship with wine to men? I feel quite strongly that — as consumers, at least — they do. In fact, in wine terms, I would actively dislike being a man. Wine joins cars and suiting as a heavily freighted social signifier.

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Campo Viejo’s Tempranillo number one red wine in UK

Campo Viejo’s Tempranillo number one red wine in UK | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Pernod Ricard’s Rioja brand Campo Viejo is reaping the rewards of a brand shake-up that sees its Tempranillo variety take the top spot for red wine in the UK by value.”
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Our wine is a big draw - Marlborough Express

Our wine is a big draw - Marlborough Express | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Marlborough Express Our wine is a big draw Marlborough Express WINNING WAYS: Villa Maria founder Sir George Fistonich believes that the billions of dollars the country earns from wine exports showcases the power of New Zealand's wine industry...”
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Free Run Wines to take on low alcohol wines from New Zealand producer, Selaks Wines

Free Run Wines to take on low alcohol wines from New Zealand producer, Selaks Wines | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Free Run Wines, the UK off-trade wine supplier, is to distribute a new low alcohol, 9% abv, wine from New Zealand producer, Selaks Wines, which will be introduced along with the rest of the winery’s UK range to the trade at next month’s London Wine...”
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Petrus 2010 Drops to Low of $36,700 as Bordeaux Shunned

Petrus 2010 Drops to Low of $36,700 as Bordeaux Shunned | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Twelve bottles of Chateau Petrus 2010 from Bordeaux’s Pomerol region sold for 21,854 pounds ($36,700) on the Liv-ex wine market this week, a record low for the vintage after a year of declines.”
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Little Giant uncorks new site for Marlborough Wine :: StopPress

Little Giant uncorks new site for Marlborough Wine :: StopPress | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“The brand makeover Little Giant kicked off late last year for Marlborough Wine has culminated in a new site that showcases place as much as product. The agency was spoiled for choice with images of southern valley ...”
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Wine Lover's Guide to Waiheke Island, New Zealand

Wine Lover's Guide to Waiheke Island, New Zealand | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“For a vacation that combines world-class wines and breathtaking beaches, look no further than Waiheke Island, a short ferry ride from Auckland.”
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Fund manager's wine venture

Fund manager's wine venture | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, will on Friday open the UK's largest purpose-built winery, creating up to 230 jobs in rural Sussex.”
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Do you like this idea? A wine tasting tour of vineyards in New Zealand

Do you like this idea? A wine tasting tour of vineyards in New Zealand | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Take a wine tasting road trip through New Zealand from North to South.”
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Matthew Clark sees wine sales rise 7%

Matthew Clark sees wine sales rise 7% | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Wine sales at on-trade wholesaler Matthew Clark have jumped by 7% in the last year, outperforming the on-trade as a whole where sales fell 13%, according to CGA.”
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Consumer spending on the rise but discounters still winning, says Barclaycard

Consumer spending on the rise but discounters still winning, says Barclaycard | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“There are signs that UK consumers are also enjoying the benefits of an economic recovery with the latest spending figures showing a near 4% year-on-year increase in April thanks largely to the later Easter holidays and warmest April weather for...”
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Transform that cheap plonk by joining blending craze - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

Transform that cheap plonk by joining blending craze - Life & Style - NZ Herald News | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Kiwi wine connoisseurs may be in for a new trend - blending their own wine.”
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The Hype About Resveratrol In Wine Isn't Holding Up - TIME

The Hype About Resveratrol In Wine Isn't Holding Up - TIME | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“WCVB Boston The Hype About Resveratrol In Wine Isn't Holding Up TIME Sometimes, health experts make it easy for us. Drink moderate amounts of red wine! Eat grapes and chocolate! That's a diet most of us can get behind.”
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Bordeaux Growers Should Cut 2014 Wine Prices, Berry Says

Top Bordeaux growers need to price 2014 wines so they’re cheaper than mature vintages to revive demand, according to Simon Berry, chairman of London merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd.

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Price will not be the only determining factor in reviving demand.  French Bordeaux has a perception problem.

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Treasury Wine Estates declines AUS$3 billion acquisition deal

Treasury Wine Estates declines AUS$3 billion acquisition deal | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Treasury Wine Estates declined an offer which was proposed in April from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to buy the company for a cash price of AUS$4.70 per share, valuing the offer at AUS$3.05 billion.”
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UN look to Marlborough grape vine pruning crews - Stuff.co.nz

UN look to Marlborough grape vine pruning crews - Stuff.co.nz | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Stuff.co.nz UN look to Marlborough grape vine pruning crews Stuff.co.nz Harvest was complete on most vineyards, though there was still some fruit for dessert wine to come in, he said.”
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Wine Ingredient May Have Few Health Benefits - New York Times (blog)

Wine Ingredient May Have Few Health Benefits - New York Times (blog) | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“The Daily Meal Wine Ingredient May Have Few Health Benefits New York Times (blog) Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine, chocolate and other foods, has gained wide public attention as a cancer and heart disease preventive.”
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Ibiza Ice looks to crack the sparkling wine cocktail category

Ibiza Ice looks to crack the sparkling wine cocktail category | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Ibiza Ice is the latest brand entry in to the growing sparkling wine cocktail category with the added selling point of having only a 5.5% abv.”
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A weekend in wine country

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“Nelson wine columnist Neil Hodgson spends a long weekend in Marlborough enjoying the wine and food the region has to offer.”
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Foley makes offer for Martinborough vineyards

Foley makes offer for Martinborough vineyards | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Foley Family Wines, majority owned by American businessman and vineyard owner Bill Foley, plans to make an all-scrip $1.9 million takeover offer for pinot noir pioneer Martinborough Vineyard Estates and has already secured agreements to buy 41...”
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Wine exports top $1bn

Wine exports top $1bn | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Wine exports for the Marlborough region are estimated to have topped $1 billion last year. (Wine now our $1b gift to exports: The latest figures from Statistics New Zealand showed wine exports ... said ...”
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Cava producers must push diversity, says body president

Cava producers must push diversity, says body president | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Cava producers must push diversity, says the president of the sparkling wine body, as the industry prepares to launch a new premium classification.”
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Diageo to sell Whyte and Mackay to Alliance Global Group for £430m

Diageo to sell Whyte and Mackay to Alliance Global Group for £430m | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Emperador Inc, part of the Philippines Alliance Global Group, confirmed today it has agreed to purchase Whyte & Mackay from United Spirits for £40 million.”
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This New Wine Club Changes the Way America Buys Wine! - Parade

This New Wine Club Changes the Way America Buys Wine! - Parade | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“This New Wine Club Changes the Way America Buys Wine! Parade Buying wine online is as simple today as buying a book, an Xbox or a pair of pants.”
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Rudy Kurniawan should get 14 years in prison, say state prosecutors

Rudy Kurniawan should get 14 years in prison, say state prosecutors | Wine Industry News | Scoop.it
“Convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan deserves up to 14 years behind bars for making and selling more than $20m-worth of fake fine wines so that he could 'live like a king', prosecutors have argued.”
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