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Wine

New Crus Bourgeois classification system comes into play

The new Crus Bourgeois classification has become official and will feature on the labels for vintages 2018 to 2022.

Wine

Bourgogne AOC delimitations: Chablis stays in

Following a protest last week, the INAO has announced it’s reversing its decision to exclude 64 Burgundy communes from Bourgogne AOC production.

Wine

Beaujolais to be granted rights for Bourgogne AOC production

Local winegrowers are reacting strongly to a proposal that would welcome 43 Beaujolais villages into the Bourgogne AOC but ban 64 municipalities historically linked to the production of Burgundy wine.

Wine

Are you ready for Chianti DOCG Gran Selezione? No, neither are we

In a highly controversial move, the Consorzio Chianti announced it will be following the steps of its nobler counterpart – Chianti Classico DOCG – and add the Gran Selezione at the top of its qualitative pyramid.

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President Javier Pagés reveals new regulations and zoning project for Cava DO

The changes, said Cava DO president Javier Pagés, are aimed at increasing the public’s perception of cava as a premium product.

Wine

Rueda revamps DO specification rules

Spain’s Rueda has made several changes to its DO rules in a bid to keep up with new market demands.

Wine

'We want in!' – Production-only sherry municipalities request to be granted DO labelling

Wine cooperatives located in the Spanish municipalities of Chiclana, Chipiona and Trebujena – production-only areas of the sherry region – have demand

Wine

President Javier Pagés reveals new regulations and zoning project for Cava DO

The changes, said Cava DO president Javier Pagés, are aimed at increasing the public’s perception of cava as a premium product.

Wine

Rueda revamps DO specification rules

Spain’s Rueda has made several changes to its DO rules in a bid to keep up with new market demands.

Wine

'We want in!' – Production-only sherry municipalities request to be granted DO labelling

Wine cooperatives located in the Spanish municipalities of Chiclana, Chipiona and Trebujena – production-only areas of the sherry region – have demand