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What Millennials' Outrageously High Consumption of Wine Really Says About Us

What Millennials' Outrageously High Consumption of Wine Really Says About Us | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
If you're a millennial who loves wine, this might not come as a surprise to you. We, and by that I mean people aged 21 to 38, drank almost half the wine purchased in America last year. According to a survey by the Wine Market Council, millennials bought
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Prosecco prices set to rise due to lack of availability at entry point - Off Licence News - The Voice of Drinks Retailing

Prosecco prices set to rise due to lack of availability at entry point - Off Licence News - The Voice of Drinks Retailing | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The days of cheap Prosecco could be numbered as the base price has risen by around a quarter in the past year,...
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NV or not NV? Champagne reserves strengthen non-vintage consistency

NV or not NV? Champagne reserves strengthen non-vintage consistency | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
"The real story of Champagne is based on the quality of the nonvintage. "
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I beleive there is too much emphasis by the comentaria in general about wine as an expression of terroir and not enough about wine as an expression of techniques.  why can't wine be appreciated for craftmanship as much as from origin? a work of art is often appreciated for its brush stroke as it is for its use of colors. i beleive that technique has a great deal of pleasure to offer wine lovers.  think of marsala, think of vin santo, think of trentodoc with 72 months on lees...
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Why De Bortoli Wines built 'Facebook for growers'

Why De Bortoli Wines built 'Facebook for growers' | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
No more fruit decaying in the back of a truck.
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The Future Of Wine Is Looking Rosé

The Future Of Wine Is Looking Rosé | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Wine lovers, it's time to put on your rosé-coloured glasses, because this pink lady is around to stay.

Currently outselling white wine in France (and has been since 2008), it's a trend Pete
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Europe's luxury market boosted by Italy - CPP-LUXURY

Europe's luxury market boosted by Italy - CPP-LUXURY | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

As the historical home of the majority of luxury houses, Europe’s market accounts for nearly $83 billion of the personal luxury goods sector, according to a report by R&S Mediobanca. The annual “Italian Fashion Sector” survey looks at Italy’s key industry, with a focus on the top 15 fashion houses that call the country home.

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As an investment, fine wine’s done better than the Dow over the past year | Wine Industry Insight

As an investment, fine wine’s done better than the Dow over the past year | Wine Industry Insight | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
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Beijing now has more billionaires than New York - CPP-LUXURY

Beijing now has more billionaires than New York - CPP-LUXURY | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The Chinese capital added an incredible 32 billionaires to its ranks last year, bringing the city’s total to 100, according to Hurun Report’s latest global rich list. New York, which has led the ranking for years, has 95 billionaires. “Despite its own slowdown and falling stock markets, China minted more new billionaires than any other country in the world last year, mainly on the back of new [share] listings,” said Rupert Hoogewerf, chairman of Hurun Report. Moscow (66), Hong Kong (64) and Shanghai (50) rounded out the top five cities [...]
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Microchip labels protect against counterfeit wine

Microchip labels protect against counterfeit wine | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Microchip label and smart phone app protecting products against counterfeit scams and imitation food and wine products.
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Taipei’s top sommeliers

Taipei’s top sommeliers | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Taiwan’s burgeoning wine industry is flourishing in the steamy, cosmopolitan capital of Taipei. We shine a light on a crop of Taipei’s talented sommeliers.
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How Supermarkets Sway Wine Spending | Wine News & Features

How Supermarkets Sway Wine Spending | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Liza B. Zimmerman examines how US wine selection is affected by grocery-store sales Read wine news & features.
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Overcoming Asia’s Obstacles to Growth

Overcoming Asia’s Obstacles to Growth | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Success in Asia’s emerging markets is critical to the future of most companies. But they are stymied by the region’s talent shortages, overstretched infrastructure, and uncertain regulatory environments. Asia’s most entrepreneurial companies are finding creative ways to navigate these constraints—and are capturing the biggest growth opportunities.
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Staying positive - World Of Fine Wine

Staying positive - World Of Fine Wine | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Wine has underperformed the stock market over the past year but proved a safer store of value than gold.Inevitably, with another en primeur campaign upon us, the press has been focused on Bordeaux,...
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Ningxia introduces winery classification system

Ningxia introduces winery classification system | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Coming into effect in March, Ningxia’s new winery classification system is thought to be China’s first for regulating the production of quality wines in the Helan Mountains.
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Crémant production rises in Bordeaux

Crémant production rises in Bordeaux | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The 2015 harvest in Bordeaux included a substantial rise in the amount of wine destined for crémant production and a fall in that for rosé.
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Everyone predicts the death of cheap wine, but look at last year’s crazy growth! | Wine Industry Insight

Everyone predicts the death of cheap wine, but look at last year’s crazy growth! | Wine Industry Insight | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Everyone predicts the death of cheap wine, but look at last year’s crazy growth!
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Les chiffres du rosé aux Etats-Unis - Wine Paper

Les chiffres du rosé aux Etats-Unis - Wine Paper | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
L’engouement pour les vins rosés se confirme aux Etats-Unis avec une croissance des importations à deux chiffres. L’année 2015 a battu tous les records pour les rosés de Provence avec + 58% du volume des ventes et de +74% en valeur. Selon le cabinet d’études Nielsen, la catégorie des vins rosés importés de plus de …
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Champagne hits new turnover record

Champagne hits new turnover record | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
It’s official: Champagne shipments have reached a new record in value, while volume sales have crept up almost 2% to total 312.5 million bottles.
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Record sales of champagne in 2015 - CPP-LUXURY

Record sales of champagne in 2015 - CPP-LUXURY | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
A total of 4.75 billion euros ($5.29 billion) worth of champagne was sold last year, a 5.6% increase from 2014. In terms of bottles, though, the volume was a 1.7% increase, as 312.5 million bottles were shipped compared with 307.2 million in 2014. 2007 was the record year for bottles shipped, but the total value was a mere 4.56 billion euros. We use the word ‘mere’ loosely, obviously. Unsurprisingly, December was once again the bubbliest month of the year, with 42 million bottles sold. It seems buyers are starting to [...]
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Michelin Guide for France 2016 - The Full List

Michelin Guide for France 2016 - The Full List | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The Michelin Guide for France 2016 has been released with one restaurant receiving their third star and another one regaining their third star.
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Friuli: Restaurants, hotels and shops - Decanter

Friuli: Restaurants, hotels and shops - Decanter | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Plan your trip to Friuli with Simon Woolf's pick of the best Friuli restaurants, hotels and shops...
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The Best Beaches in Cuba

The Best Beaches in Cuba | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Cuba is fast becoming a destination on American tourists’ bucket lists as relations between the country and the United States is being restored. Not to mention the warm climate and beautiful turquoise water makes the country a perfect place for a beach vacation. We’ve rounded up the best sand stretches you’re sure to enjoy.
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In Search of Japan’s Hidden Culinary Revolution

In Search of Japan’s Hidden Culinary Revolution | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
From Tokyo to Kanazawa in this food-obsessed nation, sampling the culinary wizardry of a new wave of creative chefs.
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The New China Playbook

The New China Playbook | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Despite its slowing economy, China will remain one of the world’s fastest-growing consumer markets. Driven by the rise of upper-middle-class and affluent households, a new generation of sophisticated consumers, and the increasingly powerful role of e-commerce, the market will also undergo dramatic change over the next five years.
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