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Police raids reveal suspected DRC wine fraud ring

22/10/2013 | A Europe-wide police operation has uncovered a suspected organised crime network believed to be responsible for selling up to EUR2m-worth (US$2.7m) of fake Domaine de la Romanee-Conti wine. (Decanter)

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White varietals hit hardest by Chilean frost

22/10/2013 | Chile's white grape varietals, and particularly those in the region of Casablanca, look to have been hit hardest by the country's worst bout of frost in several decades, according to early assessments. (Decanter)

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ILLEGAL ALCOHOL KILLS 42 PEOPLE IN INDIA

21/10/2013 | Over 40 people have been killed and a similar number are being treated in hospital after drinking illegally made alcohol during the Hindu Dussehra religious festival in northern India.

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Soda Tax Bill Moves Forward in Mexico

21/10/2013 | The lower house of Mexico’s Congress has approved a tax on soda and other sugary drinks as part of the government’s fight against the twin epidemics of obesity and diabetes. (NY Times)

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Pennsylvania Wines Launches New Brand, Mobile Site

18/10/2013 | As part of a month-long focus on Pennsylvania's growing multi-billion dollar wine industry, the state's trade association today unveiled its first mobile website, m.PennsylvaniaWine.com