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.
Five thousand bottles of English sparkling wine have reached US shores late last week following a partnership between drinks exporter The British Bottling Company and New Jersey-based Vine Street Imports.
Constellation Brands ended its first quarter with net sales of $1.9bn, a 15% year-over-year increase, driven by the company’s acquisitions of premium brands coupled with consumer demand for high-end alcohol products.
Wine drinkers in Japan are becoming more adventurous and showing an increased interested in wine, according to Wine Intelligence. And, in fact, the country is rated as one of the most attractive wine markets in the world.
Constellation Brands has announced it will acquire The Prisoner Wine Company brands, a portfolio of five super luxury wine brands, while the company emphasizes the continued growth of premiumization and craft.
With climate change affecting wine regions around the world, the UK is in the spotlight as a growing wine-making area. But researchers from the University of East Anglia warn that climate variability – such as cold snaps and sharp frosts - could threaten...
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...
Consumer demand from East and Southeast Asia for high value foods and beverages is driving export growth and diversification for New Zealand’s food and beverage industry, a new government report has revealed.
Isn’t the answer obvious? The Chinese, with their thirst for fine French wines, New World reds and keenness to plant vineyards over the past five years, easily outstrip the economically stressed, beer-loving Japanese.
THE BIG INTERVIEW: Matt Rompala, Avery Dennison, product and business development manager, wine & spirits
The recent trade spat between Indonesia and Australia, which comes on the back of the southeast Asian nation’s objection towards its southern neighbour’s move to implement plain packaging of cigarettes, might have been blown out of all proportion, but...
With consumption almost tripling over the last six years, China has leapfrogged France and Italy to become the world’s biggest red wine market, with surging demand for the variety in stark contrast to that for its inauspicious white counterpart.
Mintel senior drinks analyst Chris Wisson predicts that English wine sales could exceed £50m ($77m) within a few years, as product quality continually improves and unfair perceptions of inferiority diminish.
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.
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...
As chunks of the French wine industry descend into chaos, one
family firm is standing tall, proudly talking of a strong sales
rise based on clever marketing tactics that producers worldwide
could learn from.
The Australian wine industry says it has launched its most
important global marketing campaign for 15 years following
production increases and tough market conditions - leaving the Old
World to take notes, reports Chris Mercer.
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
Figures released today confirm that the mere unveiling of the
taint-proof Diamont cork improved sales of all Oeneo closures in
the last half of 2004. But can this boost be transferred to its
barrels division? asks Kim Hunter Gordon.