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Austria aims to boost wine exports

Austria is looking to increase the value of its wine exports by more than a third within the next five year, the managing director of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board has said.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Premium wine sales to grow in the US

California’s Silicon Valley Bank has predicted sales of premium wine ($12 to $25) in the US to grow between 10 to 14% in 2017, as a trend toward premiumisation continues and price increases take effect.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

Jackson Family Wines launches 2013 Vérité and Cardinale in HK

Jackson Family Wines launched its latest 2013 vintage from two of its premium California wineries – Vérité and Cardinale – in Hong Kong this week including two wines awarded 100 points by Robert Parker.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

Francis Ford Coppola strikes Oscars deal

The Francis Ford Coppola winery has signed a three-year deal with the Academy Awards to become its official wine sponsor – a natural fit for the California winery owned by film director Francis Ford Coppola.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Coravin: South America ‘the next frontier’

Coravin’s CEO Frédéric Levy has said that that after making “significant headway” across Asia Pacific, the company will look to South America as a new market for its devices.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 1 Comment »

Tanunda restructures US operations

One of Australia’s most famous estates, Château Tanunda, has completely restructured its US operations, including opening a joint partnership import company.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Innovation key to boosting travel retail, TFWA boss says

Innovation, new tech and overcoming the perception of poor value are key to attracting customers back to travel retail, the TFWA president has claimed.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 No Comments »

Sonoma launches think-tank to tackle agricultural ‘crisis’

Sonoma Country Winegrowers, the organization that promotes the Californian wine region, has established a new think-tank to combat the agricultural “crisis” facing winegrowers in the county.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 1 Comment »

Starbucks pulls alcohol from US stores

Starbucks is ending its experimental Starbucks Evenings programme – which had offered a menu of beer and wine – at over 400 US outlets.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 1 Comment »

Coravin Asia announces change in management

Coravin’s APAC marketing director, Sanam Thakur has been promoted to APAC managing director, following the departure of Christian Pillsbury who will move back to the US to pursue personal projects.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

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