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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Vinexpo news selection - July 9, 2014

Vinexpo’s ambition to co-organise the Best Sommelier of the World competition in 2019

At the last General Assembly of Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI), Vinexpo’s Chief Executive Officer, Guillaume Deglise, expressed his ambition to host the Best Sommelier of the World competition in Bordeaux at Vinexpo 2019.

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Vinexpo news selection - July 7, 2014

Red wine commands a large share of the japanese wine market

According to Vinexpo/the Iwsr study, red wine represents two thirds (66%) of all wine drunk in Japan.

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Vinexpo news selection - July 4, 2014

Bodegas Torres moves into premium cava

The Spanish wine and brandy producer, Bodegas Torres, a loyal exhibitor at Vinexpo Asia-Pacific intends to launch a new premium cava sparkling wine on its domestic market and internationally.

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Vinexpo news selection - June 30, 2014

Spanish wines in vogue in Japan

Ubifrance reports that the volumes of wine imported into Japan grew by 2.4% in 2013, compared to the previous year. France remained the leading foreign supplier with an estimated market share of 27%, but Chile, the second largest provider by volume and Spain gained ground on the Japanese market.

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Vinexpo news selection - June 13, 2014

Thank you for your participation in Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2014 !

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific, the region’s leading wine and spirits exhibition dedicated to industry professionals, which was held for the sixth time in Hong Kong from May 27-29, broke all previous records in terms of exhibitors and trade visitors.

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Vinexpo news selection - May 24, 2014

New in 2014 : China Wine Forum “What is the future of the chinese wine market ?”

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific has invited a panel of professionals, who will contribute their knowledge of the market and their anticipation of its future. Join Don St Pierre Jr (ASC Fine Wines), Judy Chan (Grace Vineyards), Dixon Yuan ( and Simon Tam (Christie’s)

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