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The Week in Wine - 27 April 2020

The Week in Wine - 27 April 2020

April 27, 2020

Sales of alcohol in the UK up by 31% in March - MEP warns that 1bn litres of wine could go to waste - US loses 80% of its restaurant workforce - 2019 sales of Rias Baixas up by 42% in the UK - hail in Bordeaux - Penfolds register trademark in China - Campari set to buy 80% stake in Champagne Lallier - Cocktail of the Week: The Bamboo

The Week in Wine - 20 April 2020

The Week in Wine - 20 April 2020

April 20, 2020

Coronavirus news: South Africa wine exports closed down; craft beer sales in the UK tumble; Naked Wines hires 80 people in the US - In other news: Celebrities and Wine, as Snoop Dogg launches his own label as does Phillip Schofield in the UK - Wines of the Week, including Corison Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

The Week in Wine - 13 April 2020

The Week in Wine - 13 April 2020

April 13, 2020

More on the wine industry's response to coronavirus: The Wine Society resumes deliveries in the UK; sales figures in the UK "like Christmas"; South African wineries allowed to export - Champagne sales hit record high of over €5bn in 2019 - Champagne warns Tasmanian farmer over his "rhubarb champagne" - Wines of the Week

The Week in Wine - 6 April 2020

The Week in Wine - 6 April 2020

April 6, 2020

Coronavirus updates: Hong Kong bars to close for 14 days; Rémy-Cointreau predicts profits to fall by 30% this year; port sales on the rise; off-premise sales in the US increasing by 55% and online sales by 243% - interview with Prashant Patel of Back Room Wines in Napa, CA - Beaujolais sales on the rise in the UK - A Dose of Day with Wined Up Weekly

The Week in Wine - 30 March 2020

The Week in Wine - 30 March 2020

March 30, 2020

More on coronavirus and its impact on the wine industry - France officially recognises natural wine - Trinchero of Napa Valley launch new hard seltzer - Wines of the Week: La Grande Annee and Dom Perignon

The Week in Wine - 23 March 2020

The Week in Wine - 23 March 2020

March 23, 2020

Lockdowns in Europe and the US as coronavirus wreaks havoc in the drinks industry - Michael Broadbent MW, wine writer and auctioneer, dies aged 92 - UK fine wine investment company wound down because of fraud - Wine of the Week: Cadence "Bel Canto" Red Mountain 2006

The Week in Wine - 16 March 2020

The Week in Wine - 16 March 2020

March 16, 2020

Coronavirus crisis escalates, with travel bans implemented around the world, plus many wine events cancelled and bars closed - News from the UK: the good: duty freeze on alcoholic beverages and fewer closures of on-premise outlets; the bad: Oddbins faces threat going out of business - Louis Roederer buys Diamond Creek in Napa Valley - Okanagan winery bought by founder of leading hard seltzer brand, White Claw - New Zealand winery fined NZ$1.7m for fraud - Wine of the Week: Baxter Oppenlander Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 from Mendocino

The Week in Wine - 9 March 2020

The Week in Wine - 9 March 2020

March 9, 2020

Coronavirus causes cancellation and postponement of trade shows across the world, including Prowein, VinItaly, and Taste Washington - Lambrusco runs through the taps of an Italian village - Wine of the Week: Pieropan "La Rocca" Soave Classico 2016

The Week in Wine - 2 March 2020

The Week in Wine - 2 March 2020

March 2, 2020

Coronavirus causes Prowein to be postponed, as drinks companies assess economic impact - Hard Seltzer in the US: what is it and who's buying it? - Prosecco the fastest growing category in France - Wine of the Week: sparkling rosé from Denmark

The Week in Wine - 24 February 2020

The Week in Wine - 24 February 2020

February 24, 2020

Canberra producer, Clonakilla, will not make wine from the 2020 vintage due to Australian wildfires -  Latest news of tariffs: US confirms 25% tariffs on European wine but rules out 100% tariffs - In Bordeaux, the Cru Bourgeois classification is redesigned to promote growth in the category - Wine of the Week: Matthiassion Refosco 2017