With a hotly contested election in the US, Britain exiting the European Union, the Zika virus arriving from South America, and thousands of Syrians fleeing the Middle East, no one can claim it has been a boring year. Perhaps this is why American wine drinkers seem to be more adventurous in some aspects of their wine preferences this year, yet seek tradition in others.
Grape and wine professionals reflect on growing season demand
Maureen Downey has an idea – and it’s much more than the trade thinks.
Counterfeiting is predicted to increase 3% per year worldwide leading to a rise in the anti-counterfeiting market over the next five years with CAGRs ranging from 12.8% to 16%, says…
La conferencia del fin del proyecto Innovine se celebró en Tolosa (France” el 16 y 17 de noviembre. Más de 250 personas eran presentes para la ocasión. El primer dia fue dedicado a la presentación de la resultados de…
China’s wine imports in 2016 are expected to see an increase of 25% over the previous year, which would make it the highest in the past five years, signalling a strong rebound since 2012. The country imported 505 million litres of wines, worth about US$1.9 billion in the first 10 months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 18.01% in value, according to data released earlier by the China Association for Imports and Export of Wine & Spirits. The fourth quarter, as forecasted by industry insiders, is expected to continue
Vinexpo Bordeaux is targetting buyers in e-commerce and travel retail as well as those from China, the US, Northern Europe and Africa as it gears up for next year’s show. Using an initiative called the ‘Hosted Buyers Program’, Vinexpo hopes to draw the key buyers in e-commerce During a meeting with the drinks business in Bordeaux last month, Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise said that Vinexpo 2017 hoped to attract “new buyers” with a specific focus on those who purchase wine for online businesses, among other expanding areas for drinks, such
El Gobierno reparte 72,5 millones a las CCAA para sus planes reestructuración del viñedo
We continue our search for holiday value with a look at Argentina.
European grapevine imports also test positive for virus; erineum mite population increases
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As U.S. Consumer Base Diversifies, So Does Interest Within Alcoholic Beverage Landscape
COMMERCIAL PROFILE REQUEST – RDES20161130002/SPAIN A Spanish winery is preparing a GlobalStars project proposal for R&D projects under EUREKA, aimed at reducing the use of pesticides in vineyards and to increase the sustainability of viticulture. The company is looking for one Argentinean winery (SME only” to complete the consortium. The winery should mainly participate in the selection, monitoring and management of plots within their own vineyards, winemaking, basic chemical physical and sensory analysis of wines, sampling, etc.
It’s tempting to think pessimistic thoughts in the current political climate. Instead, here’s a more positive outlook for 2017
‘Sunpreme’ raisin grapes drying naturally on the vine. (Photo credit: Craig Ledbetter, USDA-ARS) Harvesting raisin grapes can be a labor-intensive process. With many grape varieties, about two weeks before the harvest, crews must cut the canes, which are the long branches that actually produce the grapes. Once the canes are cut, the grapes begin to wilt on the vines so that they can later be shaken onto trays. ‘Sunpreme,’ a new ARS-developed raisin grape that dries on the vine, saving labor costs. (Photo credit: Craig Ledbetter, USDA-ARS) That may change
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Amorim, the world’s largest producer of natural wine corks, unveils gas-chromatography inspection system to eliminate TCA-tainted corks
Aldi is determined to sate the UK’s thirst for Prosecco 24/7, with the launch of a new Prosecco flavoured teabag. The caffeine-free infusion, which retails for £1.89 for a pack of 15 teabags, is presented as “a vibrant festive taste with an invigorating prosecco profile” – and is part of a range that includes a mulled wine and spiced chai infusion, under its Specially Selected label. The Italian fizz inspired tisane has proved so popular since launching on Thursday that it has already sold out online and is only available
A new Prosecco brand called ‘Gigglewater’ is due to launch in the UK in January with a range that includes a Frizzante Secco housed in a 20cl can. Yes, we can – Gigglewater Firzzante Secco Gigglewater is a “new lifestyle-led sparkling wine brand” aimed at millennials and female consumers that takes its name from a slang term for alcoholic drinks from Prohibition era America. The brand hopes to capitalise on booming sales of Prosecco, as reported in db last week. “With growth of sparking wine continuing we are really excited
Thanks to the huge pressure on growers in Veneto – which, since a 2009 ruling to prevent low-quality imitations, is the only area where prosecco can legally be produced – locals say a cocktail of pesticides is being sprayed on the vines to help keep up with demand