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World’s “largest vineyard”

The world’s biggest wine-growing region has been celebrating Terroirs et Millesimes en Languedoc. For publication in the week of 1 May 2017. Xavier de Volontat, president of the group that represents the highest-quality wines in Languedoc-Roussillon, describes his region in southern France … Continue reading

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Market insights for Asia

This year’s Sopexa Wine Trade Monitor offers useful predictions about Asian markets. For publication in the week of 19 December 2016. The Wine Trade Monitor that Sopexa published last month has produced some helpful and fascinating insights into the still wine … Continue reading

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The world’s most northern vineyard

Of the four Nordic nations, Norway has the smallest area under vine but also one of the world’s most unique vineyards. For publication in the week starting 29 August 2016. Some of Norway’s handful of vineyards operate as hobbies or destinations for wine … Continue reading

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Farewell to Annabel

Annabel Jackson has been co-writing this column for three years but she now needs to say farewell. For publication in week starting 15 August 2016. How packed these past three years have been. Keeping up with world wine happenings is a thrilling … Continue reading

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English still wine sparkles

The world’s premier cool climate wine conference was held in the UK for the first time late last month, a sign of the increased recognition of the country’s wine industry. For publication in week starting 13 June 2016. More than … Continue reading

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Wine trends last year

Wine industry specialists from around the world share their take on 2015. (For week of 4 January 2016) We asked wine industry insiders for their opinions on the wine trends that emerged in 2015. Their comments across both established/mature and … Continue reading

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Wine column for the week of 31 August 2015

Reliable facts and figures about China are notoriously difficult to find in that country, but what is without question is that China is now a major player in the wine world. This is not just because Bordeaux en primeur prices … Continue reading

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