08 Jun 2011

Worldwide Sommelier Association meeting in Rome

On July, 1-3st, 2011 in Rome (Italy) the general assembly of Worldwide Sommelier Association will take place.

15 Apr 2011

The 2010 world vitiviniculture situation: potential recovery in the wine market?

According to the OIV data presented by the Director General of the OIV, Federico Castellucci, the world wine market began to grow again in 2010.

05 Apr 2011

The president of Russia inserted amendments into alcohol bill

Amendments toughening the rules of alcohol turnover in Russia, including ban against the sale of strong drinks inclusive of beer in the nighttime, will not come into force the 1 of July as it was planned.

01 Feb 2011

Cognac has been given a minimum price of Federal service for regulation of Russian alcohol market

Half-litre of cognac now cannot cost less than 193 roubles and the same volume of vodka less than 98 roubles.

29 Jan 2011

The Russian Federal service on customers’ rights protection and human well-being surveillance rejected more than 2,2 million of liters of Moldavian wine

The Russian Federal service on customers’ rights protection and human well-being surveillance rejected on results of the year 2010 more than 2,2 million of liters of Moldavian wine, cognac and wine-making materials from Moldova and more than 729.000 litres from Abkhazia, reports the department’s press service.

28 Jan 2011

The All-Russian congress of distributors and manufacturers of alcoholic beverages

The All-Russian congress of distributors and manufacturers of alcoholic beverages «Alcoholic beverages’ market. Problem 2011.

27 Jan 2011

Oldest Winery Unearthed in Armenian Cave

The rudimentary wine press and vat date to more than 6,000 years ago.