The Oenophiliac

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Press Release – New record set at the 11th Edition of the ‘Barriques d’Or’ Festival, South West France

The 11th edition of the ‘Barriques d’Or’ auction organised by Plaimont Producteurs and Cave de Crouseilles took place on Monday 5th November at Château de Crouseillesin South West France and saw over 200 trade buyers, retailers, … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Press Release – China Dawns Gold for New Zealand’s Marisco Vineyards

Marisco Vineyards has scooped an unprecedented 5 gold medals, of which 3 were Double Gold*, at the China Wine Awards. Never before has the company received such glowing accolades, across … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

First ever marketing push for Pays d’Oc IGP

Trade association Inter Oc is rolling out its first ever UK marketing campaign in a bid to increase awareness about Pays d’Oc IGP wines. Specialist PR and marketing agency Westbury … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

My take on LIWF 2012 – Harpers Blog

LIWF 2012 Review Harpers Wine & Spirit Trades Review – Blog  So as the dust settles on another year at London’s premier wine show I ask myself, what did I … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment


Newly elected French president Francois Hollande is to promote French wine in China and educate the Chinese about wine through a series of events in the country. The French agriculture … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chinese consumer tastes mature

A new Wine Intelligence study has found the Chinese wine market will feature more white wines and sweeter styles of reds in the future. The Emerging Opportunities report is the … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lafite starts building winery in China

Domaines Barons de Rothschild has begun construction of a winery in Penglai in China’s Shandong province in order to capitalise on the thirst for fine wine in Asia. Building of … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

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