Rabobank: Small 2017 harvest drives up bulk wine prices

With the 2017 harvest set to be one of the "smallest in decades", decimated by frost, heat, drought and hail, the price of bulk wine will continue to rise with shifts in demand "inevitable", according the the latest Wine Quarterly report from Rabobank.

Export growth puts NZ wineries under pressure

Rabobank has predicted further growth for the New Zealand wine industry, but warned it would not be as evenly distributed among producers as in the past.

Rabobank warns of changing tides in tackling US market

The US wine market is still one of the most dynamic export markets, but growing competition and wholesaler consolidation means it is becoming increasingly difficult for smaller producers to gain a foothold, Rabobank has warned.

‘Red dawn’ for Australia as China boosts grape prices

A "red dawn" is rising over Australia, according to Rabobank, with grape prices rallying from their 2011 low, driven by the Chinese market and demand for cool climate reds.

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