EU wine industry policy

With tough market conditions at home and a strong euro hampering exports, Chris Losh believes European wine producers need policymakers to make bold decisions rather than resisting or fudging changes that are in step with modern consumer demands..

The Losh Cause – EU lacking moral courage, again

25 June 2009

With tough market conditions at home and a strong euro hampering exports, Chris Losh believes European wine producers need policymakers to make bold decisions rather than resisting or fudging changes that are in step with modern consumer demands..

UK: Majestic Wine FY profits slide

15 June 2009

A smaller number of consumers crossing the English Channel to buy wine in northern France has forced Majestic Wine to take a one-off charge on its French retail business, sending full-year profits down by more than half.

COMMENT: EU rosé wine u-turn

8 June 2009

The EU has seen common sense by performing a u-turn on a plan to allow winemakers to blend red and white wines to make rosé.

EU: French wine producers win war of rosé

8 June 2009

A European Commission proposal to allow EU winemakers to produce rosé wine by mixing red and white wines together has been dropped, following opposition led by France.

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