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Summergate announces deals with Ricasoli and clutch of major Italian producers | Daily wine news - the latest breaking wine news from around the world | News | decanter.com

Summergate announces deals with Ricasoli and clutch of major Italian producers | Daily wine news - the latest breaking wine news from around the world | News | decanter.com | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Summergate Fine Wines has announced a 'major expansion' of its range from Italy, amid China's growing taste for top Italian wine.
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China loses its (wine) shine...

China loses its (wine) shine... | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

China was for long seen by wine exporters as El Dorado - a mysterious place that promised golden rewards if one could but crack the code. But that is now definitively unravelling amid signs that it is all very much more complicated and less promising than that, particularly now that President Xi Jinping has so successfully enforced a crackdown on bribery and luxury goods.

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French Wine Exports to China Remain Strong but Slip Elsewhere

French Wine Exports to China Remain Strong but Slip Elsewhere | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
French Wine Exports to China Remain Strong but Slip Elsewhere. Once in second position, France today lies only in fourth position for imported wine in America, whereas it leads the pack in China.
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The Democratization of Wine

The Democratization of Wine | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The rising demand and short supply have created the perfect storm from a branding and revenue perspective.
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Treasury Wines in legal battle with trademark squatters over Penfolds brand in China

Treasury Wines in legal battle with trademark squatters over Penfolds brand in China | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Treasury Wine Estates is embroiled in a trademark battle in China over one of Australia’s most well-known wine brands, Penfolds.
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Du vin au café et en canette aux États-Unis | Actualités

Du vin au café et en canette aux États-Unis | Actualités | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Puristes prière de s'abstenir. Le distributeur américain de boissons Friends Fun Wine vient de mettre sur le marché des canettes de vins rouge et blanc aromatisés au...
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Should More Producers Do Without Wine Consultants? | Wine News & Features

Should More Producers Do Without Wine Consultants? | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Should More Producers Do Without Wine Consultants?. Tim Atkin MW recognizes the role of wine consultants, but enjoys more wines from producers who don't employ them.
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Tersina Wine Journal: ProWein's super efficiency vs Vinitaly's chaotic charm

Tersina Wine Journal: ProWein's super efficiency vs Vinitaly's chaotic charm | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
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Apporter son vin chez St-Hubert? | Émilie Bilodeau | Québec

Apporter son vin chez St-Hubert? | Émilie Bilodeau | Québec | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Les Rôtisseries St-Hubert souhaitent permettre à leurs clients d'apporter leur propre vin dans leurs restaurants, tout en conservant leur carte d'alcool et de...
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Big Brewers Respond to 'Food Babe' by Listing Ingredients

Big Brewers Respond to 'Food Babe' by Listing Ingredients | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
A-B InBev begins listing beer ingredients for Budweiser Bud Light
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wine companies next??

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Chateau Margaux in a screwcap? Practicing organic and biodynamic farming methods? Tinkering with filtration? “Mon dieu” I hear the ...

Chateau Margaux in a screwcap? Practicing organic and biodynamic farming methods? Tinkering with filtration? “Mon dieu” I hear the ... | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Chateau Margaux in a screwcap? Practicing organic and biodynamic farming methods? Tinkering with filtration? “Mon dieu” I hear the ...
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UK most difficult market for top end sparkling wine outside Champagne

UK most difficult market for top end sparkling wine outside Champagne | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The UK is the most difficult market for top end sparkling wine outside of Champagne, according to the head of Franciacorta’s trade body in Italy.
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Top 15 Cabernet Sauvignons

Top 15 Cabernet Sauvignons | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
This year saw the drinks business build on its successful Masters series with the introduction of a competition dedicated to the world’s most widely planted grape variety, often referred to as the “King of the grapes”, Cabernet Sauvignon.
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International raids see fake vodka seized

International raids see fake vodka seized | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
A co-ordinated operation carried out by Interpol and Europol involving 33 countries has resulted in the seizure of nearly 430,000 litres of counterfeit drinks and 1,200 tonnes of fake or substandard foods.
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Does not happens only for wine and not only in china!

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Paso Robles: It's Hot But Cooler Than You Think | Wine News & Features

Paso Robles: It's Hot But Cooler Than You Think | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Paso Robles: It's Hot But Cooler Than You Think. Paso Robles is known for value, but now it's aiming for greatness. Read wine news & features.
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Lidl targets middle class with Bordeaux Grand Cru push | decanter.com

Lidl targets middle class with Bordeaux Grand Cru push | decanter.com | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Discount retailer Lidl is 'ripping up' its UK stores to make space for thousands of cut-price French wines, including Bordeaux Grand Cru, but sourcing some of the more prestigious names has proved tougher than expected.
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Five Ways Wineries Fight Counterfeits | Wine News & Features

Five Ways Wineries Fight Counterfeits | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Five Ways Wineries Fight Counterfeits. Wineries are using increasingly sophisticated methods to foil forgers, discovers Elin Mccoy.
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«Bordeaux fête le vin», un concept qui s'exporte loin | Laurent ABADIE | Actualités

«Bordeaux fête le vin», un concept qui s'exporte loin | Laurent ABADIE | Actualités | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
«Bordeaux fête le vin», dont la 9e édition se clôture dimanche sur un nouveau record de fréquentation, fait des émules dans de grandes villes du monde et, après Hong...
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Low-alcohol Wines the Way of the Future | Wine News & Features

Low-alcohol Wines the Way of the Future | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Low-alcohol Wines the Way of the Future. The days of alcohol-heavy wine might be numbered as new research and market demand point towards lighter wines.
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American Wine Drinkers are the World's Grape Saviors | Wine News & Features

American Wine Drinkers are the World's Grape Saviors | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
American Wine Drinkers are the World's Grape Saviors. American's thirst for wine is saving many traditional styles from extinction, says Mike Steinberger
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Chinese women key wine buyers

Chinese women key wine buyers | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Women may play a central role in the future of wine consumption in China, according to Vinexpo.
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Tap Into Your Beer - an AB-InBev guide to our beers.

Tap Into Your Beer - an AB-InBev guide to our beers. | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
This website will help you discover the immensely complex and sophisticated composition of your favorite drink. There are thousands of taste components contributing to undertones and aftertastes, different scents and
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Tablet Magazine | The Life Aquatic - Hotels for divers...

Tablet Magazine | The Life Aquatic - Hotels for divers... | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Divers are a fortunate lot when it comes to hotel options. Not only are many of the world’s great diving destinations set in screensaver-worthy tropical locales; the accommodations in these privileged corners of the world skew heavily toward the extravagantly luxurious.
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DNA sequencing to create fine wine

DNA sequencing to create fine wine | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Researchers are using human genome technology to map the DNA of grape vines and create fine wine.
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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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US beer giants pushed to list ingredients

US beer giants pushed to list ingredients | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
A food blogger and “nutritional activist” in the US has launched an online petition to get two of the country’s biggest brewers to list the ingredients in their beers.
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