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From January to March, China imported 200.57 million litres of wines worth about US$792 million.

China’s wine imports soared in both volume and value in the first quarter of the year, with Australia closing in on France as the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement took even greater effect following another tariff cut at the beginning of this year.

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Barossa Visitor Centre will be upgraded with funds obtained from a Federal Government grant.

The Barossa wine sector has been given a boost by the Federal Government after receiving more than $300,000 in funding to help promote the region’s product.

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Some of the producers who will be at this years London Wine fair.

With a new leader at the helm, this year’s London Wine Fair is set to offer guests and exhibitors lots of exciting changes. Edith Hancock spoke to event director Hannah Tovey, and highlights the producers to look out for at this year’s event.

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Eurostar considers the 2020 launch of a direct train between London and Bordeaux.

Brits with a penchant for fine French wine could be in luck, as Eurostar considers the 2020 launch of a direct train between London and Bordeaux, shaving two and a half hours off current rail trip times.

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Vines and Vineyard near Topsham Devon England UK. Photo: petert2

We have grown used to sparkling wines from England winning awards, but there are plenty of others to celebrate, too. Here are three of the best:

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Nomadica, based in Los Angeles, sells canned wines from all over the world. Photo: Saksham Gangwar

Nomadica is trying to change the wine industry with convenient, high-quality varietals.

Emma Toshack always enjoyed having some wine when she went to the beach or the pool behind her Los Angeles apartment building, but glass containers and public consumption of alcohol weren't permitted.

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In recent years the whole en primeur circus has begun to seem a little tired.

With Bordeaux an ‘investment vehicle for the 1%’, it’s time to seek out future classics from Argentina, New Zealand and South Africa.

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Bottles of wine for shipment are at the ready. Photo: Eric Risberg

There are a few places like New York City or Buenos Aires where anything not tied down can be delivered. That is not the case in most of the world, and much of the United States has been hungry for better delivery services, particularly in the suburbs and less-urban areas of the country.

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E. & J. Gallo Winery Receives 2018 Vinitaly International Award.

MODESTO, Calif., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- E. & J. Gallo Winery is proud to announce that they are the 2018 recipient of the Vinitaly International Award.

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Vintage Wine Estates Marks Women's History Month with Promotions of Erin Luby and Kimberly Benson

SANTA ROSA, Calif.March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/

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Wine producers in Italy, Spain and France were ravaged by both hot and cold weather in 2017. Photo: Simon Whitehurst

Global production slumps to lowest level since 1961 as major growers hit by freakish weather.

It’s the kind of bad news best served with a stiff drink: the price of standard supermarket wines such as prosecco and pinot grigio could rise by up to 30% this year as the impact of 2017’s disastrous harvest is felt on the high street.

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The total harvest in 2017 was 3.5 million hectolitres, down 40 percent on 2016. Photo: AFP

Wine production in the French region of Bordeaux shrank by 40 percent in 2017, the Bordeaux wine council said Wednesday, with severe frost sapping yields in a year that nonetheless produced a good vintage.

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