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Contains sulfites: meant to frighten rather than inform

Contains sulfites: this wine warning label is meant to frighten rather than inform...
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State of the US Wine Industry in 2016 – Trends and Statistics

State of the US Wine Industry in 2016 – Trends and Statistics | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
In 2016 US consumers continue to reach for wine as an enjoyable beverage, even with craft beer grabbing an increased share of the alcohol beverage market. A review of the 2015 wine statistics and buying trends for 2016 are generally positive. Most experts predict another good year for wine, at its usual 1 to 2%…
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Delivering the goods: How to compete in US food and beverage distribution | McKinsey & Company

Delivering the goods: How to compete in US food and beverage distribution | McKinsey & Company | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Food and beverage distributors face a variety of challenges, making profitable growth increasingly elusive. But the right investments can boost both sales and margins. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Inside Time Out's secret formula for increasing native advertising revenues

Inside Time Out's secret formula for increasing native advertising revenues | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Time Out reveals why it's confident half its digital ad revenues will come from native advertising in 2016.
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Domaine Dillon opens Paris residence

Domaine Dillon opens Paris residence | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Haut-Brion’s parent company, Domaine Clarence Dillon, has opened a restaurant and fine wine shop in a mansion in central Paris as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations.
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India's luxury market - 2016 trends - CPP-LUXURY

India's luxury market - 2016 trends - CPP-LUXURY | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The Indian luxury landscape is experiencing strong evolutionary undercurrents that are redefining the consumer profile and how luxury players will need to operate in this domain during 2016. In the last few years, luxury in India has been growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 25 percent. As per a report by ASSOCHAM, the market is expected to hit $18.6 billion by 2016 from the current $14.7 billion. Service areas such as fine dining, electronics, luxury travel, luxury personal care and jewelry saw increasing revenues and are [...]
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"India has the fastest-growing number of high-net-worth individuals (HNI) in the world."

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Digital Crisis Trends in 2016 - Edelman

Digital Crisis Trends in 2016 - Edelman | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Exploring how Edelman's recent 2016 Digital Trends report can inform digital crisis preparedness and response.
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Millennials dominate US wine, says study

Millennials dominate US wine, says study | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
People aged between 21 and 38 are now the largest wine-drinking cohort in the US, a study from the Wine Market Council has found.
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Tesco launches non-alcoholic sparkler to rival Prosecco

Tesco launches non-alcoholic sparkler to rival Prosecco | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Tesco has rolled out two new non-alcoholic sparkling Prosecco-alikes under its *Finest range that won’t create “embarrassment” if brought to a party.
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Beyond design trends: Timeless user interface techniques

Beyond design trends: Timeless user interface techniques | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Access to better internet connections and design tools are giving designers more flexibility to use techniques – such as video, custom typography and anima
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Gallery: Vineyard animals - Unlikely helpers - Decanter

Gallery: Vineyard animals - Unlikely helpers - Decanter | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
As growing numbers of wineries around the world consider the merits of organic and biodynamic principles, many are deploying vineyard animals to help fight weeds and pests without the use of chemicals...
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Lower alcohol wines: What are the opportunities - and the challenges?

Lower alcohol wines: What are the opportunities - and the challenges? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Consumer interest in health and wellness is opening a door for lower alcohol beverages. But does this actually translate into sales in the wine category?
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Russia's Alcohol Imports Plunge to Record Lows | Business

Russia's Alcohol Imports Plunge to Record Lows | Business | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Russia saw a record drop in alcohol imports in 2015 as a result of the weakening ruble and a decline in Russians' purchasing power, the Kommersant newspaper reported Thursday.
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Port Cocktails Are Back

Port Cocktails Are Back | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
From dark and rich, to light and fruity. While often stereotyped as a post-meal tipple, enjoyed perhaps by the fire, port—with its voluptuous notes of chocolate and spice—has actually found its way into several classic cocktails over the centuries that still deserve our attention.
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Sugar scoop: A salute to the SAQ and answers to readers' questions

Sugar scoop: A salute to the SAQ and answers to readers' questions | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Bill Zacharkiw salutes the SAQ for including the amount of residual sugar on price tags of wine in-store
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Micro-oxygenation During the Aging Process

Micro-oxygenation During the Aging Process | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Micro-oxygenation is an essential tool for winemakers, but it should be managed carefully and systematically to achieve best results.
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Put Down Your Burgundy and Try a Glass of Barolo

Put Down Your Burgundy and Try a Glass of Barolo | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The sommelier at Carbone in Hong Kong reveals favorites from Italy that rival France’s best wines.
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Von Neipperg labels go organic

Von Neipperg labels go organic | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The 2014 vintage will represent the first certifiably organic wines from Vignobles von Neipperg’s premier grand cru classé St Emilion estates.
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Acker: ‘Asia markets set strong tempo for 2016’

Acker: ‘Asia markets set strong tempo for 2016’ | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The New York auction house has reported a positive first sale for 2016 driven by Asian buyers’ continuing demand for top Burgundy.
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Chile overtakes France as top imported wine in Japan

Chile overtakes France as top imported wine in Japan | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Imports of Chilean wine have surpassed those from France in Japan for the first time, with Chile now the country’s top imported wine by origin.
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Craft beer blowing away the entire under-$10 budget wine segment | Wine Industry Insight

Craft beer blowing away the entire under-$10 budget wine segment | Wine Industry Insight | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
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The Internet of Wine: Smart and Connected Vineyards

The Internet of Wine: Smart and Connected Vineyards | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
From Brunello di Montalcino to Barbaresco, how technology is changing the way some of the world’s best wines are made, simulating a virtual vineyard.
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10 Places to Visit in Montreal

10 Places to Visit in Montreal | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Restaurant impresarios in Montreal are looking beyond Québécois classics at influences ranging from old-school Argentinean to ’70s-era Chinese. These are the best places to check out now.
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Unfinished Business: An Italian Winemaker's Unfolding Journey | Robert Camuto: Letter from Europe | Blogs | Wine Spectator

Unfinished Business: An Italian Winemaker's Unfolding Journey | Robert Camuto: Letter from Europe | Blogs | Wine Spectator | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Long after learning from Quintarelli, a master of Amarone, Zymè founder Celestino Gaspari still pushes traditional wine's boundaries and reaches for new heights in Valpolicella.
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Moët Hennessy USA and Southern Wine & Spirits of America renew distribution agreement - Drinks Business Review

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