Wine Business International

Brent Marris by Helen Wrightson

Brent Marris has not only been part of the evolution of the modern New Zealand wine industry, he's also been responsible for launching three of the world's most successful brands. He speaks with Robert Joseph.

16. August 2018 - 9:45

When members of the wine trade lament the stratospheric increases in the prices of top wines, Robert Joseph wants to know what it is they're complaining about.

Tony Cleary, Lanchester
12. August 2018 - 15:30

Wine businesses across the world are facing questions of how and when to pass the business on to the next generation, says Rebecca Gibbs.

Brutal wine bar
12. August 2018 - 15:15

An innovative wine distributor has created a bar that is helping to change the wine landscape of Barcelona. Barnaby Eales reports.

24. August 2008 - 13:00

from the Sacramento Business Journal

Wine drinking in the US rose 3.2% to 292.1m cases sold, with a value of $27.9bn in 2007, according to the Beverage Information Group. It was the fourteenth consecutive year of gains.

Go to news: http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/stories/2008/08/18/daily52.html

23. August 2008 - 13:00

by Sophie Kevany

International sales of the exceptional Bordeaux 2005 vintage have saved French wine export figures for the first half of 2008. Figures released this week, for the period January to June 2008, show a fall in French wine export volumes of 8.72%, but an almost equivalent rise in value of 8.16%, compared to the same period in 2007.

22. August 2008 - 13:00

by Sophie Kevany

France and Hong Kong have formally agreed to develop wine sector trade and tourism together, under the terms of an agreement signed this week in Hong Kong. The agreement, signed by French Agricultural minister, Michel Barnier, and Hong Kong Trade Minister, Rita Lau, fits with the French need to develop wine export markets, and Hong Kong’s desire to become the primary wine trading hub for the Asian market.

22. August 2008 - 13:00

by Bill Daley at The Chicago Tribune

21. August 2008 - 13:00

an analysis by Sophie Kevany

The recent announcement that the French 2008 wine harvest would be as small, or smaller, than last year, seems fitting, given new figures showing further decreases in domestic consumption. Since the halcyon days of the 90s, when

21. August 2008 - 13:00

by Kriss Hall at the Dominion Post

Australian drinkers quaffed more than NZ $246.7m ($176.4m/€119m) worth of Kiwi wine, or 27.3m litres, to overtake Britain as the number one market, according to New Zealand Winegrowers.

Go to news: http://www.stuff.co.nz/4663365a13.html

20. August 2008 - 13:00

by Ken Gargett

New Zealand Winegrowers have announced an increase of 14% in exports, totaling NZ$797.8m ($569m/€386) for the year ending June, 2008. The increase is in line with projections to see exports reach the stated target of NZ$1bn by 2010. Incorporating domestic figures brings the total sales for the year to NZ$1.25bn.

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