Wine Business International

New and low cost research tools means it's now possible to create routes to the markets you want to target. Robert Joseph explains,

25. December 2006 - 12:00

by Michèle Shah

Exports have risen by 7.6% in value and are on the verge of reaching a billion dollars worth of wine. The data was published by Italy s Coldiretti based on a market report produced by the Italian Food & Wine Institute for the first nine months of 2006.

24. December 2006 - 12:00

by James Halliday and Joel B. Payne

The past few years has witnessed an explosion in wine packaging alternatives, including the Boisset\'s French tetrapak, the American Sofia Mini sparkler and New Zealand\'s pettle. Now Australia\'s largest wine producer, Hardy s, has unveiled the Shuttle

24. December 2006 - 12:00

by Ned Goodwin

The Japanese obsession with seasonal change long made Beaujolais Nouveau an unmitigated success story. Promoted with great fanfare, it is often the only glass of wine most Japanese drink all year. Celebrities are eager to be the first seen

taking a sip - and few restaurants dare not pour it by the glass in November.

23. December 2006 - 12:00

by Dr. Brent Haggard

American grape producers are troubled by the increase in wine imports to the United States, which are set to surge by 30% by the end of 2006. As consumption is expected to rise by at most five percent, the local farmers fear that their domestic

23. December 2006 - 12:00

by Dr. Hermann Pilz and Richard Grosche

According to the German Wine Institute the per capita consumption of still and sparkling wine in Germany has increased by 0.2 litres to a total of 20.1 litres over the period from August 2005 to July 2006

22. December 2006 - 12:00

by Victor de la Serna

The geographical entity Vinedos de Espana , which was approved on the 2nd of August 2006 by the Spanish government, has been contested before the European Commission by the Consejo Regulador de Navarre, the control authorities of

22. December 2006 - 12:00

by Hervé Lalau

Active in Spain, Argentina, Portugal, South of France and Chile, JFL was developed as a joint-venture by the two brothers Jacques and François Lurton. Jacques has just sold his shares to his brother and will now focus on

21. December 2006 - 12:00

by Hervé Lalau

Bernard Magrez, the proprietor of Châteaux Pape Clément, La Tour Carnet and other estates in Bordeaux, already owns vineyards in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Chile, Uruguay, Argentina and, of course, southern France. The French tycoon has just

21. December 2006 - 12:00

by Michèle Shah

A recent study of the amphora shaped bottle of Verdicchio from Fazi Battaglia launched in 50s confirms its appeal. Market research carried out by the agency Astra on thousands of members of the public brought, in short, the following

20. December 2006 - 12:00

by Bob Campbell, MW

Wither Hills 2006 Sauvignon Blanc enjoyed record sales only a week after manager and winemaker Brent Marris acknowledged that samples entered into three wine shows and a magazine wine tasting were not the same

as the majority of the wine in the marketplace.

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