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'It's roughly one degree cooler here, which brings some freshness and zip to our wine,' says Trevor Clough of Digby Fine English. Photo: Christopher Pledger

Meet the duo trying to bring luxury English sparkling wine to the fore and learn how they're using Twitter as a trade networking tool.

Trevor Clough and Jason Humphries, the men behind Digby Fine English, drew inspiration from a 17th-century courtier for the name of their fizz business – Sir Kenelm Digby, inventor of the wine bottle as it's known today.

Amazon has shut down Wine.Woot and its own wine marketplace in favor of Whole Foods' expansive wine operation.

Amazon.com's purchase of Austin-based Whole Foods Market is showing up in the wine category. As this year ends, Amazon has shut down Wine.Woot and its own wine marketplace in favor of Whole Foods' expansive wine operation.

The passing of wineshop proprietor and ex-sommelier Jean-Luc Le Dû shocks friends and colleagues.

I was shocked and saddened to read on Instagram and Twitter that Jean-Luc Le Dû had passed away this week, at the age of 52. It's always sad to learn of a colleague's passing, even more so when their time comes too soon.

I did not know Jean-Luc well, but our paths crossed many times during our careers.

The Wine Export Grants program is part of the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package.

The Australian government has opened applications for wine business to receive a share of a AU$1 million pot to support the promotion and export of Australian wines in China, Hong Kong, Macau and the USA.

Sales of canned wine have exploded in the past few years.

You can drink wine from a can. Just don’t drink it from a can!

Here’s an easy prediction for 2018: sometime during this year, you are likely to buy wine packaged in a can.

Just don’t drink it from the can.