Software initially developed to safeguard the Canadian poultry industry is being trialled by Australian wineries to help keep pests and diseases out of premium vineyards. The vineyard cyber monitoring system known as Project Boundary Rider has been designed by Canadian company Be Seen Be Safe to keep South Australia’s $1.78 billion wine industry free of devastating pests and diseases such as phylloxera and Pierce’s disease. Vinehealth Australia, based in South Australia’s capital of Adelaide, is overseeing the project and has begun a six-month trial at 30 vineyards in the renowned
The device combines a state-of-the-art Toppan sensor coupled with an RFID/NFC tag and powered by Selinko’s platform and a mobile application for authentication and consumer engagement. The sensor is located on the top of the bottle, below the capsule, and can detect any attempt to remove, tamper with or pierce the cork
“Quando il gatto non c’è, i topi ballano”… ma ora il gatto è tornato. Potrebbe essere questo il proverbio che si addice a descrivere l’andamento della classifica Livex appena compilato, che come vi ricordo rappresenta un ranking dei marchi di vini di alta qualità in base al loro valore, all’andamento della loro quotazione e anche al volume di scambi generato presso la piattaforma Livex. Il gatto sono i vini francesi, e quelli di Bordeaux in particolare, mentre i topi sono i vini del resto del mondo, italiani e tutti gli
API has partnered with E & J Gallo Winery in the US to create a holographic Micro Glitter foil for its Viniq Shimmery Liqueur packaging.
‘Crimson Seedless’ grapes with dry stem scars. (Photo credit: Matthew Fidelibus) The loss of table grape berries from their pedicels, or cap stems, during packing, shipping, postharvest storage, or at the retailer, is known as “shatter.” Generally the table grape industry tries to minimize shatter because it detracts from the appearance of packed clusters, and may diminish product quality. In considering the steps needed to minimize shatter, it is helpful to understand the different types of shatter and the factors that affect them. Generally, shatter is grouped into two types:
China has slashed the import tariff on Australian wines to 5.6%, as part of the two countries’ Free Trade Agreement that will eventually reduce wine tariffs to zero by 2019. Upon the signing the FTA agreement on 20 December 2015, the tariffs on imported Australian wines was reduced to 11.2%, down from 14%, and on every 1 January over the following years, tariffs will see another deduction of 2.8% from previous year, based on the terms of the FTA agreement. However, Australian wines as well as wines from other countries
Videojet Technologies announces its Videojet Remote Service is now available across the Videojet family of marking, coding and variable data printing technologies.
Según informó el organismo sanitario, mañana se inicia el plan piloto de la VUCE en la exportación de vinos y de soja, que se extenderá, aproximadamente, hasta mediados de 2017
A cotton shirt launched on Kickstarter that promises to be wine, stain and odour-repellent has reached its €15,000 target in just two days. Pledges are still coming in for the shirt, launched by Labfresh, with backers gaining rewards like early access to the shirts, ties made with the same fabric, and discounts for larger orders. Technology involved in creating the shirts stops bacteria and liquids from entering the fabric in the first place, meaning you can wipe off stains that would otherwise have been fatal to a crisp white shirt.
La planificación de Vinos de Chile tiene como meta principal aumentar la demanda y el precio promedio de vino chileno en el extranjero. Leer Más
This report outlines Peru’s regulatory requirements for food and agricultural product imports and updates the 2015 FAIRS Country Report’s on the following sections: Section I: General Food Laws item 1.8; 1.10 and 1.13; Section V: Pesticide and Other Contaminants; Section III: Packaging and Container Requirements; Section VII: Other Specific Standards: Item 7.1; Section VI. Other Regulations and Requirements item 6.3 and Appendix I: Government Regulatory Agency Contacts. Hyperlinks to ministries…
Estudio sobre el mercado de insumos del sector vitivinicola en Chile (datos 2011 – 2015″. Tras presentar la definición y características del sector, analiza la oferta y la demanda, así como los precios y la percepción del producto español. Informa sobre los canales de distribución, el acceso al mercado, las perspectivas y las oportunidades del sector. Recoge información práctica y otros datos de interés.
New Zealand has strict biosecurity rules for plant and animal products but also imports large volumes of food and beverage products. This report outlines regulatory requirements for food and agricultural products exported to New Zealand. All sections of this report have been reviewed and updated to reflect current laws and regulations. On March 1, 2016, a reorganized version of the New Zealand Food Standards Code came into effect and links throughout this report have been updated to reflect th…
Drought. It’s something winegrape growers in the Finger Lakes got a dose of during the 2016 growing season. It is, however, part of the growing conditions for California grape growers. While less water often means smaller, sweeter berries, it can prove problematic for nurturing young vines. In fact, nearly 54% of grape growers who took our second annual State of the Industry survey said a weather extreme – drought, flooding, extreme cold – was a part of the growing season’s conditions for 2016. One grape grower from California, whose vineyard
As I was putting together my notes for this year’;s “State of the Industry” panel at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento later this month I could not resist looking back at what I had to say at last year’;s conference.2016 will be a crazy year, I told my audience. Anything can happen (and it did!). Then I suggested four trends to watch. Not predictions, exactly, but pretty close. Let’;s look back and see what I said and how things turned out.Strong Dollar Double TroubleThe big news on
From sparkling wines to flavored milk, we take a look at some of the new product launches around the globe.
With cars driving themselves, virtual reality taking the world by storm and drones carrying everything from parcels to takeaways, the humble twist-and-pop corkscrew has well and truly had its day. Instead, we welcome in the comfortable reign of water-less ice cubes and inflatable corks. The wine world has been revolutionised in the past decade with technological advancements in every corner of the industry. For a few years, these developments have started appearing on the high street, accessible to the public to ease their wine-based woes. There are now answers to
This report is an annual update of the food import standards and enforcement mechanisms in Colombia. The following sections were updated: SECTION II. LABELING REQUIREMENTS; SECTION III. PACKAGING AND CONTAINER REQUIREMENTS; SECTION VI. OTHER REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS; SECTION VII. OTHER SPECIFIC STANDARDS: Food samples; and APPENDIX I. GOVERNMENT REGULATORY AGENCY CONTACTS.
There’s no denying that the bulk wine trade is getting bulkier, or its importance to the global wine trade. But with the 2016 harvest yielding smaller crops, fluctuating prices and predictions of a global shortage, who is winning the battle of the bulk? Bulk wine “Flexitank” In 2015, global bulk wine exports reached a record 36.3 million hectolitres – a 3% increase on 2014 – but dropped in value by 13.7% to US$3.1 billion, according to Italy’s Il Corriere Vinicola. While high volumes kept prices relatively low for buyers in
The British drinker s love for a glass of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc has given Kiwi wine producers a corking…