This month, the main highlights for the wine sector at EU and global level range from further reflections and thoughts on copper use (in France mainly), new adopted rules (at EU level), which are aimed at simplifying and homogenizing wine making practices in the EU while increasing the consistency between EU oenological practices and […]
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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