Proud Pour was founded with the goal of engaging the public around an environmental mission: and chose wine as the vehicle to deliver its message. Having received positive feedback from consumers, the company is now preparing to launch a beer.
California: home to Hollywood, Silicon Valley, the Golden Gate Bridge, 1,300km of coastline and of course plenty of sunshine. With California Wine Month well underway, the Wine Institute says the industry can capitalise on its positive, aspirational image...
MARCH TOWARDS DEEP DISCOUNT RETAILERS 'BREATHTAKING', SAYS RESEARCH FIRM
Wine Intelligence warns that a bifurcating UK wine market means that more consumers are trading up, while more are also trading down, and predicts this will leave scant space for the mediocre in-between.
Wine Intelligence has warned wine exporters to China against 'seeing only dollar signs' in the world's fifth-largest wine market, and said it was important to understand Chinese consumers, not just parachute in western brands.
Tetra Pak has launched its first ever wine carton that will produced in the UK in a new 75cl size, and has told BeverageDaily.com that there is no reason why it could not appeal to fine wine producers, citing Nordic and Italian success stories.
Russian firm Sanserite will import new, Spanish wines aimed solely
at Russia as demand for foreign wine increases thanks to rising
consumption, higher disposable incomes and a declining domestic
wine industry, reports Angela Drujinina.
Militant French vintners may be grabbing the headlines, yet new
research claims small-to-medium wineries in Australia are also on
the track to financial ruin, as the big boys march calmly on,
reports Chris Mercer.
Bordeaux - VinExpo, described as the largest gathering of wine and
spirits buyers and sellers in the world, is this year also a
showcase of the industry's response to a rapidly changing consumer
market, reports Ahmed ElAmin in...
South African winemakers are keen to capitalise on growing interest
in their wines from US consumers - and on the predicted growth in
the market there. Their US counterparts, meanwhile, continue to
focus on Europe, where sales have...
Moldovan wine producer Asconi Corporation is launching 14 new wine
ranges as the company seeks to build on a recent sales increase and
recover Moldovan wine's lost export markets in Russia, writes
Following last week's assurances that the 2003 KWV Reserve
Sauvignon Blanc "has been tested and is clean", South
African winery KWV faces the enormous task of winning back public
trust after tests revealed that it isn't,...
For decades, Moldova has been the biggest exporter of wine to the
Russian market, dominating the market with a share as high as 70
per cent. But the arrival of more sophisticated wines from
countries such as Australia, Argentina or...
French wine producers have been granted more money by the Paris
government to help them advertise and promote their wines and
combat the increasing threat from New World wines and other
alcoholic and soft drinks.
Just a few weeks after the launch of Franklin Estates' Australian
wine in cans in the UK, another Antipodean winery is taking a
similar stance and introducing its wine in a single serve Tetra
Franklin Estates is to launch its Australian wine brands in cans
across the UK next month, just in time for the summer picnic
season. But persuading the UK consumer - to say nothing of the wine
trade - that a good quality wine can...
Interest in South Africa's trademark grape, Pinotage, is helping to
drive sales of the country's wines outside traditional export
strongholds such as the UK. For example, Norway's state monopoly
has just bought three...
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...
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...
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...