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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May 29, 2018

Europe Continues to Dominate World Wine Production Despite Production Losses

The European Union is the world’s leading producer of wine. Between 2013 and 2017, the average annual production was 168 million hectolitres. In 2017, it accounted for 44.3% of wine-growing areas, 56% of production, 54% of global consumption and 74.7% of exports in global terms.…
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May 29, 2018

Port & Douro: A Fascinating Journey of Discovery and Appreciation

The Port and Douro Wines Institute (IVDP) is back at Vinexpo Hong Kong inviting visitors to its stand to feast their senses, meet the producers and attend the themed seminars to be held at the stand. A fascinating journey of discovery and appreciation of the…
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May 29, 2018

Taking French Wines to the World

ADVERTORIAL Exclusive Interview – Thierry Blandinières, CEO – Invivo Group Since Thierry Blandinières joined the leading French agricultural cooperative group, InVivo, as CEO in 2013, the group of almost 6 billion euros turnover has seen its profitability triple. This was thanks in part to the…
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May 29, 2018

Famille Fabre Unveils the Latest Vintage of the Confidential Cru Boutenac: Château Fabre Gasparets 2015

One of the tiniest appellations in the Corbières area is now making more noise: Boutenac Appellation, nestled in a paradise of garrigue. Chateau Fabre Gasparets was awarded by the Wine Advocate on April 27th, 2018 with 92 pts. The Famille Fabre has been working in…
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May 29, 2018

LGI Wines – The Southern French Connection

LGI Wines is at Vinexpo Hong Kong with a mission to offer a very broad range of wines from Languedoc and Gascony, with packaging adapted to each market. Contemporary yet classic, LGI sources wines that “stand up to the New World competition as an alternative…
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May 29, 2018

A Vegan Grand Cru Classé from Bordeaux

Château Dauzac CEO Laurent Fortin talks about “making a difference” Château Dauzac wines are represented on a number of distributors’ stands at this year’s Vinexpo Hong Kong. The Château has a key differentiation point of being the first 100% “vegan” Grand Cru Classé from Bordeaux.…
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