Surrounded by Langhe snowy hills, the fourth edition of Piedmont’s preview tasting, organized by the Consorzio di Tutela Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe Dogliani and the Consorzio del Roero, took place on January 28 and 29 in Alba.
Asia celebrates a successful awards ceremony with 10 bars at THE WORLD’S 50 BEST BARS 2018 AWARDS.
Scotch Whisky tourism saw record numbers of visitors in 2017, with 1.9 million visits to Scotch Whisky distilleries from tourists from all over the world as well as from across the UK.
Entries open this week for one of the biggest bursary awards in the international trade; the £8,000 Geoffrey Roberts Award which commemoratesthe life and work of the late Geoffrey Roberts, a pioneering importer of top quality New World wines into the UK. The awardtakes place every two years and is open to anyone internationally who has a genuine commitment to a project or campaign to further the cause of New World wines or wines from Emerging Regions.
From 9–11 June, 15,000 visitors from nearly fifty countries came to Vienna to attend the twentieth-anniversary edition of VieVinum featuring some 550 Austrian winegrowers and this year’s guest country Switzerland. The international trade visitors, who came to VieVinum at the invitation of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB), held this (likely) loveliest wine fair in the world in high esteem.