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.
Champagne is arguably France's greatest wine - at least in terms of
image if nothing else - the de rigeur celebration drink for
partygoers the world over. But in its home market, the sparkling
wine continues to dwindle in popularity...
Last year was a tough one for French closures and barrels group
known as Sabaté Diosos. But the company ended the year with results
in line with expectations as restructuring efforts at both the
Export sales of Spanish wine grew by 5.8 per cent in the first nine
months of the year to just over €1 billion, but a steady fall in
prices meant that this fell far short of the 26.9 per cent increase
in volumes to 917.4 million litres...
In 2002, the ever evolving UK wine market continued the steady
growth of recent years with sales increasing by 5 per cent,
according to a report from the Canadean Wine Service. Particular to
this growth was the meteoric rise of New...
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...
Austria is not among the most well known wine producing nations in
Europe, but a quick glance at the latest export figures shows that
consumers around the world are becoming increasingly aware of the
wines produced there. For the...
The Sabaté Diosos Group, a leading provider of products and
services for the wine market, has said that it will reinforce its
activities in Australasia through the acquisition of the Australian
Next week sees the first major international wine show of the year
open its doors to trade visitors. But the 10th annual ProWein show
in Düsseldorf has much to offer than German wines and spirits -
2,800 exhibitors from 41 different...
Exports of Spanish wine grew by less than 1 per cent last year in
both volume and value, according to the latest data. And at home
the situation is even worse, with consumption there continuing its
The long running trade spat between Australia and the EC over the
labelling of wines exported into the EU has run into further
problems. This time Australia is threatening to involve the World
Trade Organisation over new labelling...
The sharp rise in sales in advance of the Millennium, and the
subsequent drop in turnover in 2001, have made life hard for
Champagne producers over the last few years, but things appear to
be getting back to normal in 2002, says the...
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...
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.