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How Much Has the Strong Dollar Affected U.S. Wine Exports?

How Much Has the Strong Dollar Affected U.S. Wine Exports? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Last week I wrote about the strong U.S. dollar and its impact on U.S. wine imports. My conclusion was that there was an exchange rate effect, but it was less than you might otherwise expect because of specific factors that are at work in the sparkling, bulk, and bottle wine import markets today. This week…
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Inisghts: Is UK bottling the way forward for bulk wine?

Inisghts: Is UK bottling the way forward for bulk wine? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
As more and more top-selling wine brands in the UK move their bottling over here, Angela Mount looks at the benefits: does it make more sense to ship in bulk?
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The Joseph Report: Bulk wine, the Appellation system - and how China is changing the game

The Joseph Report: Bulk wine, the Appellation system - and how China is changing the game | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

The lesson for wine producers everywhere is simple: you're no longer competing with the winery down the road; you're up against anybusiness that can fill a retailer's bottles. If you don't make your brand a lot stronger than the region or category, you may be riding for a very big fall.

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How wine travels nowadays – in bulk

How wine travels nowadays – in bulk | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

In the last few years there has been a huge structural change in how wine is delivered to those who drink it. The UK, for example, is the most important market for one of the world's most enthusiastic wine exporters, Australia.

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Chile’s potential ‘threatened by mass production’

Chile’s potential ‘threatened by mass production’ | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Chile’s hold on the British wine industry could slip because of the country’s focus on bulk wine production and increasingly hostile price wars, a leading producer has said.
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Australian Bladders Become New Normal for Wine Exports

Australian Bladders Become New Normal for Wine Exports | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Accolade Wines, the maker of Hardys, pared shipping costs that canamount to as much as $3 a case by eliminating glass bottles and shipping the alcohol in bladders. After the 10,000 mile (16,000 kilometers) journey, the wine is bottled at a plant next to a scrap merchant a two-hour drive from London.
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How wine travels nowadays – in bulk

How wine travels nowadays – in bulk | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
See also Alder on the US bulk wine market.   In the last few years there has been a huge structural change in how wine is delivered to those who drink it. The UK, for example, is the most important market for one of the world's most enthusiastic wine exporters, Australia. In 2008 fewer
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Vins en vrac : la mondialisation du sourcing rend les acheteurs plus volatils

Vins en vrac : la mondialisation du sourcing rend les acheteurs plus volatils | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Aujourd’hui, le courtier visionnaire prédit des mouvements de fond sur le marché mondial du vrac. France, Espagne, Chili, Afrique du Sud … quand un produit vient à manquer, les vases communicants fonctionnent, la mondialisation du sourcing rend les acheteurs plus volatils.
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