1. Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris

    Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris, where the global industry meets

    28 September 2021 – Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris is returning to Paris Expo Porte de Versailles from 14 to 16 February 2022 for its third edition, marking the resumption of in-person events for the wine and spirits industry. By offering a comprehensive and inspiring range of products with a powerful (…)

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  2. Vinexposium

    2021-2022: An eventful season ahead for Vinexposium

    14 September 2021 – Vinexposium is boosting the recovery of the wine and spirits trade in the global arena by hosting seven in-person events over the next nine months. Economic activity is promising to resume and Vinexposium (…)

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  3. Rendez-vous avec Gabrielle Vizzavona

    Interview : Jérôme Tourbier

    By Gabrielle Vizzavona IMAGINING LIFE AFTER… JÉRÔME TOURBIER, CO-CEO OF SOURCES DE CAUDALIE AND SOURCES DE CHEVERNY: « OUR PHILOSOPHY IS TO HAVE OUR FEET ON THE GROUND, HEAD IN THE STARS » Jérôme and Alice Tourbier define themselves as (…)

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  4. Spirits

    British Gin breaks £500m export barrier

    Exports of British gin have broken records again this year, with sales overseas breaking the half a billion-pound mark for the first time. The latest figures from HMRC ( HM Revenue and Customs) show that £530 million worth of (…)

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  5. Interviews

    Penfolds named The World’s Most Admired Wine Brand 2019

    Australian wine producer Penfolds has risen two places to be named The World’s Most Admired Wine Brand 2019. Penfolds has taken the top spot from Spanish producer Torres who has fallen to second, while New Zealand’s Villa Maria has risen five places to complete the podium in third. Now in its ninth year, The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands has partnered with global wine market research company Wine Intelligence, who contributes to the voting system along with Drinks International’s global Academy of wine experts. One member of the Academy said: “Penfolds has managed (…)

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  6. Spirits

    Japanese saké exports continue to grow

    Japan’s saké exports increased by 19% in 2017, to 23,481,000 litres. The country’s saké exports have been increasing since 2006, and surpassed 20 million litres for the first time in 2016. This increase is largely due to (…)

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  7. Market trends

    Chinese wine market showing signs of development despite imported wine volume decline in 2018

    Chinese wine market showing signs of development despite imported wine volume decline in 2018, according to Wine Intelligence’s latest China Landscapes 2019 report. The Wine Intelligence China Landscapes 2019 report notes that the past year has been rough for the Chinese (…)

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  8. Interviews

    [Exclusive interview]: Cherry Rocher

    French distiller Cherry Rocher was a leader in the development of absinthe when sales of the ‘green fairy’ where legalized after a decades-long ban going back to 1915. In recent years sales have taken off, backed by a package of promotional activities, explains Pascal Leclere, Sales Manager France/Export North America/Eastern Europe Q: How has the recent popularity of absinthe helped to increase sales? A: Cherry Rocher was one of the first distillers to market absinthe since its re-authorization. Beyond the development of sales, this segment is one of the priority (…)

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  9. Spirits

    British Gin exports show record high for half year sales

    Exports of British gin have, broken records reaching £279 million for the first half of 2018, and the WSTA project that this will be the year that exports reach £600 million for the first time. Last year (…)

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