If 2021 was very difficult for wine production (see our report on 2021 wine production here), the situation is quite different for wine exports. The very first numbers on international trade in wine are rosy, released recently by the OIV (International Organisation of Vine and Wine). International wine trade, measured in value, in the first
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A couple of times I’ve been the recipient of holiday gifts that were obviously picked off the pegboard display in the checkout aisle, as though the giver was waiting to pay for shampoo and then suddenly remembered, “oh, heck! It’s Dec. 24!” and just started plucking items within reach. Because why else do you end
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FG Trade via Getty Images Flying can also be tough on your digestive system, so it’s helpful to be mindful of eating and drinking on air travel days. With the holiday season upon us and vaccination rates climbing, it’s no secret more people are flying more lately. On Nov. 19, the Transportation Security Administration screened
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(CNN) — Gleaming airplanes have been returning to the empty blue skies above 30,000 feet in recent months, opening up travel possibilities as they skim the clouds on their way towards unfiltered sunshine. On board, safely behind face masks, many passengers have been shrugging off the old discomforts of plane travel in their excitement at
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This weekend in Burgundy, France, another record was broken at the Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction, with the winning bid of €800,000 ($899,920) for a barrel of wine. But this wasn’t just any barrel – it is known as the Pièce des Présidents, and supports charity. This year’s winning bidder was OenoGroup, specializing in fine
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(CNN) — For the first time in history, an Airbus A340 plane has landed on Antarctica. Hi Fly, a boutique aviation company, was behind the flight. The company specializes in wet leases, which means they hire out both aircraft and air crew and are responsible for handling insurance, maintenance and other logistics. Hi Fly 801
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Every Thanksgiving, the cranberry industry suddenly roars to prominence. Along with autumnal flavors like pumpkin spice, cranberries crop up in everything from cakes and pies to Starbucks drinks. And a surprising number of those tart little berries are produced by one company. Or, rather cooperative. Founded by cranberry farmers Marcus L. Urann, Elizabeth F. Lee
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(CNN) — Austria has introduced unprecedented new Covid measures, Ireland’s under a midnight curfew, but India has reopened to vaccinated tourists. Here are some of the biggest developments in travel this week: It’s beginning to look a lot like … lockdown One silver lining during lockdown: Ski lifts will continue operating, according to a spokesperson
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