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Verona is not only the city of love; it also hosts the world's biggest wine exhibition.

Vinitaly: Verona Hosts the World’s Biggest Celebration of Wine

In Europe, April is the harbinger of spring and warmer weather.

As Italians come out of months of hibernation, many events and festivals take place to celebrate the sun, new life, food and wine.

Talya Roberson, managing director of Roberson Wine, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for us to get to know our local community better.

Roberson Winery Opens Doors to Locals

Roberson Wine’s urban winery, London Cru, is opening its cellar doors to the public this week and offering a free tasting.

Aimed at local residents and businesses in particular, the tasting will have a spring-theme and is a chance for the West-Brompton-based winery to show of its new range of all-English wines (the winery is only making English wines from the 2017 vintage onwards) as well as its new tasting room and events space.

Australian wine giant Treasury Wine Estates has confirmed the acquisition of Wetherall Coonawarra Vineyards.

Treasury Wine Estates purchases Coonawarra Estate

Australian wine giant Treasury Wine Estates has confirmed the acquisition of Wetherall Coonawarra Vineyards in south-western Australia’s Coonawarra wine region for an undisclosed sum.

Taiwan is estimated to have imported US$183 million worth of wine last year from the UK.

Wine is Preferred Tipple in Taiwan

Taiwanese who drink alcohol will tend to choose wine over beer and spirits, according to the findings by Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF), a non-government polling organisation.

Sales of bigger-size bottles of wine are booming at chains such as Majestic and Waitrose. Photo: Graham Turner

Make mine a magnum: the rise of supersize wine bottles in Britain

The magnum bottle, once the preserve of bankers’ bonus celebrations, is entering the mainstream as supermarkets report a surge in sales.

Waitrose says purchases of magnums – twice the size of ordinary wine bottles – have doubled in the past year, while Sainsbury’s and Tesco each point to growth of more than 20%.