Wine News

Spain´s 2017 harvest down 20%

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Spain’s 2017 grape harvest is expected to be down by nearly 20% on 2016, according to provisional estimates by the Ministry of Agriculture, surpassing previous estimates of a 15% decline in the wake of spring frosts, heatwaves and drought.
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Historic Rioja estate CVNE has bought Cava producer Roger Goulart in the company’s first acquisition outside of Rioja.
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Bruno Giacosa dies

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Legendary Barolo producer Bruno Giacosa died in Alba at the weekend aged 88 with his daughters Bruna and Marina by his side.
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Henkell has reportedly taken another step closer to acquiring Cava brand Freixenet, with crunch meetings said to be taking place this week.
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