May 30, 2018

Wine – an Essential Sector for Tmall

The Chinese retail giant develops countless new ways to market wine from around the world Since 2012 the consumption of wine in this region has shifted from business to personal. We asked Mike Hu, President of the FMCG BU, Tmall – Alibaba group, to tell…
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May 30, 2018

Rosé Wine Booming

French Rosé wines from Provence are experiencing a significant growth in popularity throughout the world, but particularly in the United States, which absorbed half of last year’s exports. The internationalisation of rosé wines from Provence is “accelerating”, said Brice Eymard, director-general of the Conseil Interprofessionnel…
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May 30, 2018

The Promise of a Rose Garden…

Paul Mas has launched a new collectors’ rosé wine: the Jardin de Roses, or Rose Garden. The wine is made from 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache grapes. The harvest, coming from strictly selected plots, is destemmed on arrival at the cellar and pressed in a…
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May 30, 2018

Ott: When Provence Rhymes with Champagne

One of the best-known houses of Provence, Domaines Ott, was founded in 1912 by Marcel Ott, an agricultural engineer from Alsace who dreamed of establishing a great wine estate near the Mediterranean. Today, the wineries are owned and managed by Champagne Louis Roederer and produce…
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May 30, 2018

Cocktails – Spanish Style

Historic Spanish Sherry house González Byass is cheering growing appreciation for the famous fortified wine of Jerez in Andalusia with a showcase of its latest premium aperitifs at Vinexpo Hong Kong 2018. As popularity soars worldwide for Spain’s “wine treasure” with mixology cocktails fueling a…
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May 30, 2018

ABM Continues to Innovate with Packaging and Blends

American Beverage Marketers are back at Vinexpo Hong Kong with products including Mixology Pro, the Gourmet Bloody Mary Mixer, Finest Call, Reàl and Big Bucket, just to name a few. The company is committed to long-term worldwide leadership in the development, marketing and sale of…
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May 30, 2018

Wine Production in the Americas

US exports down globally, but China is a bright spot US wine exports, 97% from California, reached $1.53 billion in winery revenues and 380 million litres (42.2 million cases) in 2017, according to the Wine Institute. Golden State exports were down 5.5% in value and…
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May 30, 2018

Washington State Wines Gain Attention @ Vinexpo 2018

ADVERTORIAL Washington State in the USA distinguishes itself from the rest of the pack with several key selling points for its wines. A legion of small family producers: A vast majority of wineries in Washington are small family producers making less than 5,000 cases annually.…
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May 30, 2018

Concha y Toro – Over 40 Years in Asia

Viña Concha y Toro attends Vinexpo Hong Kong having recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of its arrival in Asia. The company has announced it will be reinforcing its commitment to all local markets: “Viña Concha y Toro has a strong relationship with its strategic partners…
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May 30, 2018

Bodega Norton Introduces Signature Winemaking

The Argentinian winery Bodega Norton is present at Vinexpo, introducing for the first time on the global stage its new “Signature Winemaking” identity for premium wines. Among the new releases, the winery is showcasing, for the first time, the Luxury Edition of its Icon Wine…
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