Vinexpo news selection - Aug. 27, 2014

The Napa Valley earthquake : Results and consequences for the vineyard


An earthquake measuring 6.0 struck southern Napa County early Sunday with widespread reports of damage throughout the area. We extend our support to all wineries affected by the disaster.

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Vinexpo news selection - Aug. 25, 2014

Baroness Philippine de Rothschild passes away


Owner of three Grands Crus Classés in Pauillac, including Château Mouton Rothschild and President of the Supervisory Board of Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild died in Paris on 22 August 2014.

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Vinexpo news selection - Aug. 22, 2014

US whiskey rides popularity wave

US whiskey is riding high these days, led by a revival at home and the popularity of Americana abroad.

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Vinexpo news selection - Aug. 18, 2014

Japan : Chilean wine imports on the rise

Imports of Chilean wine in Japan have surged on the back of an economic partnership and are closing in on French imports.

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Vinexpo news selection - Aug. 1, 2014

Focus on... Shōchū

Shōchū (焼酎?) is a Japanese distilled beverage. It is typically distilled from barley (mugi), sweet potatoes (imo), buckwheat (soba), or rice (kome), though it is sometimes produced from other ingredients such as brown sugar, chestnut, sesame seeds, or even carrots.

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Vinexpo news selection - July 29, 2014

Italy : Consumption of premium wines on the increase

In 2011, only 8.4% of all wines sold in Italy were priced at more than US$5 per bottle, but this segment should expand significantly by 2016 according to the Vinexpo/the Iwsr study.

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Vinexpo news selection - July 25, 2014

Spanish winegrowing industry reports sales of more than €4.4 billion


Despite lower production volumes, the value of Spanish wines grew by 6.4% in 2013. As a result, the unit value of Spanish wine increased by 8.1%.

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Vinexpo news selection - July 22, 2014

Lawson chairman Niinami nominated as new Suntory president

Suntory Holdings Ltd. nominated Takeshi Niinami, chairman of major convenience store operator Lawson Inc., as its new president. Niinami, 55, will officially assume the presidency on October 1.

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Vinexpo news selection - July 17, 2014

IWSR draws a state of the japanese market

In its last issue of IWSR Magazine, the British market studies company IWSR draws an overview of the japanese market.

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Vinexpo news selection - July 16, 2014

Brazil heads towards becoming a leading spirits market

According to a PwC report, Brazil could become the 4th largest economy worldwide by 2050 and a substantial market for spirits, which is why producers are watching the second largest market in the Americas with special attention.

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