At the end of a sixth and final trilogue procedure, the European Parliament and the Council, on December the 19th,reached an agreement on the Directive to combat Unfair Trade Practices in the agri and food supply chain. This is excellent news for all producers and companies in the sector, who have been waiting for a European regulation for more than […]
June started with the awaited EC publication of the final figures on the “Financial execution of the national support programme 2019-2023” of the Wine CMO.
While, in terms of wine market dynamics, latest figures by the Spanish Wine Market Observatory (OeMv) presented a first analysis for the first quarter of 2019, during which wine shipments from Spain grew by 6.3% in volume, while they decreased by 6.1% in value terms.
The UIV Wine Observatory also published its comprehensive “Wine by Numbers” report, which shows that overall, in the first quarter of 2019 the main wine markets recorded a slowdown.
Finally, Wine Intelligence recently released a report which provides an in-depth look at alternative wine opportunity across 15 global wine markets. A growing interest for the so-called “alternative wine categories” such as Sustainable, Organic, Lower-alcohol, especially among young consumers, has been reported.
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