The South Africans drink on average around 7 litres of wine per person per year, which is in the same range as the Japanese and Americans. Although the vast majority of South African consumers still prefer to buy their wines in stores, the market share of web-based sales increases every year and more and more professionals are deciding to launch their own commercial websites.
Vinexpo news selection - April 24, 2014
South African wine market boosted by on-line sales
Vinexpo news selection - April 22, 2014
Worldsom, the training for wine experts to discover at Vinexpo Asia-Pacific
Present at Vinexpo Asia-Pacific, the Worldsom school of excellence, targets professionals from all around the world seeking to boost their expertise or receive complementary training in sommellerie.
Vinexpo news selection - April 18, 2014
Spiritual the concept-bar in the middle of the exhibition
Spiritual is new in 2014 and results from Vinexpo’s ambition to launch a daring new bar concept to reflect the vibrant world of spirits.
Vinexpo news selection - April 14, 2014
Lucaris, official partner of Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2014
For the first time, Vinexpo is partnering with crystal stemware producer Lucaris in offering world-class, Asian-made crystal glasses for use throughout the upcoming Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2014.
Vinexpo news selection - April 7, 2014
High-speed growth in spirits consumption in Singapore
After growing 31.9% between 2008 and 2012, Singaporean spirits consumption is forecast by the VINEXPO / The Iwsr study to increase by a further 20.5% between 2013 and 2017.
Vinexpo news selection - April 4, 2014
Consumption of foreign wines takes off in New Zealand
Over the last three years, New Zealanders have drunk 53% more foreign wines, mainly because of the increase in value of the kiwi dollar.
Vinexpo news selection - April 1, 2014
36 Saint-Emilion grand crus classés in competition at Vinexpo Asia Pacific
10 years ago, for the first time the Saint-Emilion Grands Crus Classés Challenge was organized outside Europe. In 2014, for the fifth time, this challenge will be held in Hong Kong.
Vinexpo news selection - March 28, 2014
The Chinese buy more than a quarter of their wine on the web
Consumer habits in China are changing: Chinese wine drinkers now buy more than a quarter of their supplies on internet.
Vinexpo news selection - March 25, 2014
Bag-in-box goes from strength to strength in France
According to data collected by French consumer goods consultants Symphony Iri and analysed by France Agrimer, bag-in-box sales continue to grow in French super- and hypermarkets.
Vinexpo news selection - March 18, 2014
Focus on the indian wine and spirits market
In India, wine consumption is sparkling. Literally. The latest Vinexpo market report released last week, forecasts that Indian sparkling wine consumption will double in the next five years.