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2013 Trend Briefing covering the consumer trend "VIRGIN CONSUMERS"

2013 Trend Briefing covering the consumer trend "VIRGIN CONSUMERS" | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

he accelerating pace of innovation in the consumer arena means everyone is now at times, if not constantly, a VIRGIN CONSUMER – unfamiliar with many of the products, services, apps, experiences or brands they encounter every day. However, far from being coy, VIRGIN CONSUMERS lust after, try out, and experiment with all these new brands, products, services and experiences more than ever. As long as brands make them effortlessly simple, intuitive, and yes, fun.

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Whisky Galore - and Prices to Match | Wine News & Features

Whisky Galore - and Prices to Match | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Whisky Galore - and Prices to Match. The latest super-premium Scotch underlines how much we love whisky and how much we are willing to pay for it.
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L’anno nero della vendemmia, calo fino al 30%

L’anno nero della vendemmia, calo fino al 30% | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
«L’atmosfera era così umida che i pesci sarebbero potuti entrare dalle porte e uscire dalle finestre, nuotando nell’aria delle stanze». Gli enologi italiani si aggirano quest’anno tra vigne che sembrano uscite da Macondo, il paese immaginario, afflitto da piogge perenni, di «Cent’anni di...
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French vineyard prices 1991-2013 | Vineyard Intelligence

French vineyard prices 1991-2013 | Vineyard Intelligence | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The French Ministry of Agriculture recently published a study of the changes and trends in vineyard prices between 1991 and 2013. Their report found that while the average price of French AOC vines has risen significantly during the period - by 75% in constant terms and by 29% taking into account inflation - there are significant variations at both a regional and local level and the overall increase was the result of significant price increases in a small number of the most prestigious appellations.
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Protecting Your Wine

Protecting Your Wine | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
 
The wine and spirits industry did not wait for globalization and the growing power of China to discover the charms of fake and illicit bottles. These days, however, the problem of counterfeit wine is emerging with renewed intensity for the sector. The counterfeiters (often from Asia) really do exist, and some of their products are a potential hazard for public health.
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China’s Domestic Consumer Market in 2020 - China Briefing News

China’s Domestic Consumer Market in 2020 - China Briefing News | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
In this article, we forecast what China’s consumer market will look like in 2020.
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Chile and Argentina: Going to extremes

Chile and Argentina: Going to extremes | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Electric and refreshing flavours are cropping up in unlikely pockets of Chile and Argentina, at altitude and near the sea. Patricio Tapia discovers the risks and rewards of viticulture in uncharted territory
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Bottlass - Bottle & Glass Dual Container

Bottlass - Bottle & Glass Dual Container | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Innovative Design Service, Inc. produced Bottlass, a sleek, dual beverage
container and storage unit manufactured in Korea.  

"A revolutionary container concept that will change the trend for the
liquor and beverage industry. Just flip it upside down, drink and
transform any place into your own. Have it in a can, glass/plastic
bottle or any way in any environment."
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Routes to Rhône - FT.com

Routes to Rhône - FT.com | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
To understand the wine, look at the native flora. The vineyards of Cornas, which soar above the Rhône near Valence, are punctuated by holm oak, cade juniper and sage-leaved cistus rather than the downy oak, ash, heather and broom more common on the
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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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California Water Law Will Affect Vineyard Value | Wine News & Features

California Water Law Will Affect Vineyard Value | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
California Water Law Will Affect Vineyard Value. Water rights could make some vineyards worth 15 times more than their neighbors. Read wine news & features.
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Champagne Harvest Bubbling Away Nicely | Wine News & Features

Champagne Harvest Bubbling Away Nicely | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Champagne Harvest Bubbling Away Nicely. Growers in Champagne and the Rhône get ready to pick their grapes. Read wine news & features.
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What's The Three Tier System and Why is It Corroding? | Wine Folly

What's The Three Tier System and Why is It Corroding? | Wine Folly | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The wine you buy in America goes through a number of hands before it gets into yours. This system is called the 3-Tier System and it's starting to corrode...
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Industry Focus: Importing Wine into China - China Briefing News

Industry Focus: Importing Wine into China - China Briefing News | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Foreign wine has been pouring into China, growing sevenfold over the last six years and increasing to 19 percent of the total domestic market.
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Alternative Investments: China's Rich Looking to Art, Wine and Jewelry - China Briefing News

Alternative Investments: China's Rich Looking to Art, Wine and Jewelry - China Briefing News | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The wealthy in China are increasingly seeking to diversify their investments, with art, wine and jewelry rising in popularity.
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The 16 Most Counterfeited Wines | Wine News & Features

The 16 Most Counterfeited Wines | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The 16 Most Counterfeited Wines. Maureen Downey reassures us that only certain old vintages of a short list of wines are targets for fakers.
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Vinneo project aims to liberate the flavours of French wines

Vinneo project aims to liberate the flavours of French wines | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Wineries turn science to bring out flavours favoured by Chinese market
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Chardonnay Shines Despite the ABC Crowd | Wine News & Features

Chardonnay Shines Despite the ABC Crowd | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Chardonnay Shines Despite the ABC Crowd. Tim Atkin puts his wine-geek cred on the line by confessing his long-term attachment to Chardonnay.
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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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