The fluctuations of the sparkling wine market, which have affected
cava as much as Champagne in recent years, have prompted Spain's
Codorniu group to expand into other wine regions - most recently
the Ribera del Duero.
More action is needed from both government and industry alike if
the steady decline in French wine exports is to be halted, a junior
minister has warned. New World producers could soon take over as
the major exporters to Europe if...
Proposed changes to the Spanish wine regulations would allow
producers to call their wines by names similar to those of the
denominations of origin, a move which has been fiercely criticised
by the DOs themselves.
New legislation in Spain designed to restrict alcohol advertising
in a bid to reduce consumption levels will take account of the fact
that beer and wine both have a lower strength than spirits,
according to the country's food...
Amorim Cork America, a division of international Amorim Group, the
world's leading producer of natural cork closures, has released
results from a survey conducted among US winemakers and vintners
which reveals a marked preference...
Rioja wine exports grew by 8.5 per cent in the first eight months
of the year as a result of increasing demand in core markets such
as the UK and Germany. But the average price per litre continued to
fall, showing that Rioja's...
The surging interest in farm wineries led to a doubling in the
population of bonded wineries across the United States in the past
decade and has now reached 2,700, according to a survey by the
American Vintners Association (AVA),...
Launching its advertising campaign online means that Spain's
Bodegas Gandia can reach a far wider audience at a fraction of the
cost, a vital necessity for a company which prides itself on its
relationship with consumers worldwide.
A difficult half for beer, spirits and lower-end wine sales was
offset by a good performance from premium wine brands at the
US-based drinks group Constellation Brands, though the UK unit also
showed positive developments.
South African wine sales in the UK have been growing rapidly in the
last few years, and four SA brands are now among the top 20
best-sellers there. But more can be done to promote Cape wines in
the UK, such as focusing on recognisable...
South Africa's Distell group has been pushing its wines into a
number of new markets recently. The latest deal with the Oddbins
wine retailer in the UK comes after other recent agreements in the
US, Canada, Germany and Scandinavia.