WINE TRADE

"Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arriver en Asie!"

FRANCE (Paris) – In order to quench the Asian’s thurst for beaujolais nouveau most recently six huge cargo planes, besides the normal-size cargo planes, flew the French young wine to Hong Kong. According to a press release of the Paris airport authority the Cathay Pacific airline flew a total of just under 2,000 tons of beaujolais nouveau from Paris to Hong Kong by their Boeing 747-800 in the middle of November. From Hong Kong the bottles were brought to several countries in Asia and were arrived in the shelves on time for the worldwide sales start at the end of November.

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Upward trend among British wine retailers

UK (London) – Independent wine shops are enjoying a revival due to an increasing number of wine consumers who less and less buy their wines in supermarkets. This is what a study revealed which most recently was...

After extinct 'China Boom' prices for Bordeaux wines are in decline

FRANCE (Bordeaux) – The trading prices for wines from the leading Bordeaux châteaux, among them being Lafite Rothschild, Margaux, Latour, and Haut-Brion, are currently on the lowest level since the Lehman Brothers...

UK traders are fusing: Bibendum purchases PLB

UK (London) – Two of the UK’s largest wine traders have fused their companies, after the Bibendum trading house (specialized on restaurants) has purchased PLB (a supplier focused on single retailing. Now Bibendum is...

Hugel wines at the supermarket: „It is a lack of ethics“

FRANCE (Riquewihr) – The Alsatian Hugel vintners’ family publically expressed their anger about their wines’ being offered for sales in one of the largest supermarkets in France without the family’s knowledge....

Antique Wine Company expanding despite multi-million dollar lawsuit

UK (London) – The London-based Antique Wine Company (AWC) is facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit while at the same time the company is expanding on its most important market in Asia. Jean-Philippe Guillot, who before...

Insolvent premier cru leaves his customers to Cult Wines

UK (London) – “Premier Cru Fine Wine Investments Ltd” left its customers’ data to its competitor “Cult Wine Solutions for Fine Wines”. So the ex-customers of Premier Cru can hope that at least their...

„Wine words“ – Tesco leaves wine description to its customers

UK (London) – As leading single retail company, Tesco is addressing to the public for the description of its wine portfolio. In the future, the members of its online-wine-community will have occasion to enter their...

Burgundy Béjot Vins négociant takes over its rival Corton Corton-André

FRANCE (Beaune) – The reasons why Béjot Vins & Terroirs négotiant recently purchased Maison Corton André, its rival, were probably to gain more influence and a larger market share. The purchase price was kept secret....

Lidl exerts pressure with middle class wines from Bordeaux

UK (London) – The Lidl discounter makes room in its subsidiaries in the UK for thousands of cheap wines from France but also for grands crus from Bordeaux. However, it had been more difficult than expected to purchase...

Faked Brunello di Montalcino seized

ITALY (Montalcino) – A large-scale fake has been discovered by the Italian police. Alleged fraudsters tried to put thousands of Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti Classico wine bottles into circulation via faked labels....

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