Consumidor y Mercado

16 noviembre, 2018

The facts about China’s e-commerce market

It’s hard not to marvel at the scale of China’s massive e-commerce market when its annual turnover from last year alone amounted to US$4.26 trillion, higher than Germany’s entire GDP (US$4.21 trillion). Figures can be encouraging but how much of it was generated from online wine sales? Who are the major players driving China’s wine sales? And what wines are consumers buying online? Find out here.

Consumidor y Mercado

16 noviembre, 2018

High-Priced Red Blends Hot in DtC

DtC shipments up 22%, U.S. wine sales rise 5% in latest Wine Industry Metrics report

Consumidor y Mercado

16 noviembre, 2018

El proyecto enoturístico Spain Through its Wineries se ha presentado en La Rioja

El proyecto enoturístico Spain Through its Wineries se ha presentado en La Rioja Conocer España a través de sus bodegas y difundir su riqueza vitivinícola, cultural y gastronómica, con este objetivo se ha puesto en marcha Spain Through its Wineries (De Bodegas por España), una forma diferente de recorrer la geografía española. Fiesta de la vendimia, cosmética con fruto de la vid o ver La Rioja en globo, son una pequeña muestra de un sinfín de actividades que ofrece este programa y que pudieron experimentar los asistentes a su presentación

Ambiente y Sostenibilidad

16 noviembre, 2018

The SAQ Is Raising Wine And Liquor Prices Across Quebec

The SAQ has announced that they will be increasing the retail prices of over 800 products at shops across Quebec. This news has conveniently come right around the holiday period, when we all plan on drinking the most. Although the price increases are not terribly drastic, considering the already steep prices we pay for alcohol in Quebec, it’s still a significant change.

Consumidor y Mercado

16 noviembre, 2018

Li Demei: Chinese wine drinkers prefer sweetness but hate astringency

A consumer survey conducted by China’s leading wine expert, Li Demei, has shown that Chinese wine drinkers prefer a touch of sweetness, and that consumers accustomed to different types of Chinese cuisines respond differently to acidity, tannins, astringency and bitterness.

Consumidor y Mercado

16 noviembre, 2018

Wine Tourism in Chile: Luxury Tours of Ancient Vineyards Launched

Andes Wines launched theLuxury Wine Tour of Ancient Vineyards, with the objective of showcasing the oldest vineyards in Chile while enjoying wine-themed hotels in several wine valleys

Consumidor y Mercado

16 noviembre, 2018

Study: More people drink alcohol in darker, colder climates

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have confirmed, by studying global data, that it’s true around the world: Climate and drinking patterns are inversely related, meaning the warmer and sunnier the climate, the less people drink alcohol

Ambiente y Sostenibilidad

15 noviembre, 2018

These Bold CA Winemakers Go Where Few Have Gone Before

Get ready for the next revolution: wine in a can. Perhaps inspired by the craft beer movement’s willingness to use aluminum cans, the wine industry is following suit with a deluge of canned wines hitting the market. According to a 2018 Nielsen Report, the growth of canned wines has quickly eclipsed any other form of wine packaging. While glass bottles still command 73% of market share, canned wines and to a lesser extent, Tetra Pak wines, are showing extraordinary growth.

Productos y Procesos

15 noviembre, 2018

Bruselas ve “riesgo alto” de propagación de la xylella en España

Una auditoría elaborada por la Comisión Europea (CE” a principios de marzo pasado -hecha pública ahora por la Dirección General de Salud y Seguridad Alimentaria- concluyó que los retrasos en las medidas de erradicación de la Xylella en España hacen que “su riesgo de propagación sea elevado”.

Consumidor y Mercado

15 noviembre, 2018

US consumer prices increased 0.3 percent in October

Food prices slipped as fruits, vegetables, cereals and bakery products became cheaper.

Ambiente y Sostenibilidad

15 noviembre, 2018

Are Napa Valley growers smart to rely so heavily on Cabernet Sauvignon?

A panel of grapegrowing pundits held court last week during the Napa Valley Grapegrowers’ Rootstock trade show on the wisdom of relying so heavily on Cabernet Sauvignon. … While a site may be better suited for growing grapes other than Cabernet, the economics for growers are clear

Consumidor y Mercado

15 noviembre, 2018

Prowine China ends with record-breaking numbers

ProWine China 2018, the latest edition of the ProWein World series of international trade fairs for wine and spirits, concluded today in Shanghai on a high note, with record-breaking numbers for both exhibitors and visitors.

Consumidor y Mercado

15 noviembre, 2018

Enolitech 2019: 29/01/2019 a 01/02/2019

22º salón internacional de la técnica para la viticultura, la enología y las técnicas olivícolas y aceiterasVeronafiere – Verona (Italia)

Consumidor y Mercado

15 noviembre, 2018

Study sheds light on power of social media alcohol ads

Alcohol companies should limit or restrict the ability for users to comment on adverts posted to social media sites, according to a new study that highlights the power of positive, or negative, enforcement by peers can have.

Consumidor y Mercado

15 noviembre, 2018

Briefing Paper 24 MOST FAVOURED NATION CLAUSES IN EU TRADE AGREEMENTS: ONE MORE HURDLE FOR UK NEGOTIATORS

This Briefing Paper provides a comprehensive overview of the EU’s Most Favoured Nation (MFN” clauses on services and investment. It discusses their scope and the exceptions they contain, and then considers how these clauses are likely to limit the extent of concessions that the EU and its existing partners are prepared to grant the UK.

Consumidor y Mercado

15 noviembre, 2018

Briefing Paper 25 THE UK’S FUTURE SERVICES TRADE DEALS WITH NON-EU COUNTRIES: A REALITY CHECK

The UK government has high expectations about future services trade deals with non-EU countries. Yet, in practice, Free Trade Agreements (FTAs” typically only provide greater legal certainty about current applied policies rather than bringing about actual trade liberalization in services.This Briefing Paper looks at why it is so difficult to achieve actual liberalization in service negotiations and what FTAs, in practice, can offer. The authors argue that based on other countries’ experiences, the UK government will face several significant challenges and complexities in negotiating services FTAs with non-EU countries. To

Ambiente y Sostenibilidad

15 noviembre, 2018

The Effect of Oak and Grape Tannins in the First Year of Aging

A former winemaker, Bertaccini is driven to experiment with wine additives and the products he presents to his clients. To this end, in 2015, he received a ton of excess Pinot Noir grapes from Lodi that winemaker George Natsis donated for a bench trial. The trial would test several different tannin additives on one base wine, a control plus four batches treated with the different tannins, and then consistently taste the five samples throughout the year after bottling.

Ambiente y Sostenibilidad

15 noviembre, 2018

Volatile composition of sulphite-free white wines obtained after fermentation in the presence of chitosan

A. Castro-Marin, A. Gabriela Buglia, F. Chinnici, C. Riponi; Département des sciences agronomiques et alimentaires, Université de Bologne, Italy

Productos y Procesos

15 noviembre, 2018

Aging on lees time reduction of a Chardonnay wine by electroporation

Juan Manuel Martínez, Universidad de Zaragoza

Ambiente y Sostenibilidad

15 noviembre, 2018

Wine grape vineyards on the road to recovery after debilitating drought

The South African wine industry expects at this early stage that the 2019 wine grape crop will return to normal levels in most regions thanks to good rainfall hot on the heels of a three year-long drought. The Klein Karoo however, is still experiencing a serious water…