Grande Passione
Follow
Find
5.1K views | +3 today
Grande Passione
My Collection Of Wine News From Around The World...
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

The Best Ski Resorts in Europe: Readers' Choice Awards 2015

The Best Ski Resorts in Europe: Readers' Choice Awards 2015 | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
*Condé Nast Traveler* readers pick their top 20 spots for ski and après-ski across Europe. Before you plan your next Alpine adventure, take a tip from this guide.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Eastward ho!

Eastward ho! | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The biggest cruise operators are sailing full steam ahead to China
Grande Passione's insight:

If cruise operators are going for it, certainly wine businesses need to keep their fingers wet in to China as well...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Fine wine market 2015: Stability back but Bordeaux loses share

Bordeaux lost more ground to Burgundy, Italy and Champagne, but overall stability has improved, saya Liv-ex in its fine wine market 2015 review.
Grande Passione's insight:

2 x Italian wines on the top 10 wines by price growth on the Liv-ex 1000 in 2015...

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Grande Passione from Le vin quotidien
Scoop.it!

Indication géographique : avis de tempête dans les verres de vin

Indication géographique : avis de tempête dans les verres de vin | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Avez-vous déjà trempé vos lèvres dans un vin blanc* breton ? Humé le bouquet d'un breuvage ch'ti dont le raisin a poussé sur les terrils du...

Via Nadine COURAUD
more...
Winemak-in's curator insight, December 29, 2015 4:48 AM

Chaque année, la surface viticole nationale pourra désormais croître librement de 1 %. Soit 8 057 ha supplémentaires pour 2016.

Rescooped by Grande Passione from Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip
Scoop.it!

Why 2016 Could Be a Difficult Year for Sommeliers

Why 2016 Could Be a Difficult Year for Sommeliers | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Despite reports of strong sales in 2015, sommeliers are being hit by big challenges that could signal the end to the kind of influence that they wield in the market today. In the way that once...

Via Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

China's online retail volume to top other countries: Commerce minister - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

China's online retail volume to top other countries: Commerce minister - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Online retail volume is expected to outperform the rest of the world by reaching $618 billion this year, Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

2015 Brought Large Scale Expansion To Already Popular Online Video Space (Infographic)

2015 Brought Large Scale Expansion To Already Popular Online Video Space (Infographic) | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Marketers, social networks and internet users at large have all contributed to the rise of video marketing in 2015.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Pompeii home's mosaics and frescoes among latest sights for tourists

Pompeii home's mosaics and frescoes among latest sights for tourists | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett admits his nightmare “will be a reality”
THE MOTLEY FOOL
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Top misunderstood wine terms revealed

Top misunderstood wine terms revealed | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
A survey has revealed the 10 wine terms that customers are least likely to understand when deciding what wines to buy.
Grande Passione's insight:

The wine trade needs to wake up...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

What Happened in Prosecco?

What Happened in Prosecco? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
. As we start gearing up for the holidays and need a bottle or two of sparkling wine to enjoy, of course choices abound. You may already know that th...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

U.S. Airlines Preparing to Offer Flights to Cuba

U.S. Airlines Preparing to Offer Flights to Cuba | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
With the United States and Cuba agreeing to restore commercial flights between the countries, U.S. carriers have begun planning service.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Wine experts say consumers are going premium - Futurity

Wine experts say consumers are going premium - Futurity | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
In a recent survey, wine industry executives noted a "premiumization" trend among consumers, who are more often spending over $10 per bottle.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Cuba

Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Cuba | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Since regulations prohibiting travel to Cuba were relaxed in January, U.S. travelers have been clamoring to visit—though trip planning takes some determination. Senior digital editor Laura Dannen Redman went step by step through the process with Traveler aviation correspondent Barbara Peterson, answering all the questions she—and you—might have.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

16 Hottest Neighborhoods to Visit in 2016, According to Airbnb

16 Hottest Neighborhoods to Visit in 2016, According to Airbnb | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
More than 40 million people stayed at an Airbnb in 2015, and while we’re sure plenty of them were visiting the usual suspects—e.g. Paris, New York, Florence—there were also a number of under-the-radar neighborhoods that saw a major surge in popularity. According to the home-sharing platform, these are the locales that saw the most growth in 2015—and the ones that should definitely be added to your travel list in 2016.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Why 2016 Could Be a Difficult Year for Sommeliers

Why 2016 Could Be a Difficult Year for Sommeliers | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Despite reports of strong sales in 2015, sommeliers are being hit by big challenges that could signal the end to the kind of influence that they wield in the market today. In the way that once...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Grande Passione from Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip
Scoop.it!

How relevant is a 160-year-old way to classify chateaux vintages?

How relevant is a 160-year-old way to classify chateaux vintages? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

Via Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Grande Passione from Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip
Scoop.it!

An Insider’s Guide to Weird #Wine Words

An Insider’s Guide to Weird #Wine Words | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
‘Reduced,’ ‘dumb,’ ‘foxy’—oenophiles use terms mere mortals could swear have been coined to exclude them from the knowing wine world. Here, an insider’s guide to weird wine words.

Via Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Grande Passione from Le vin quotidien
Scoop.it!

Comment le numérique s'insère dans le rapport au vin des Français

Comment le numérique s'insère dans le rapport au vin des Français | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Recherche d'information, lieux d'achat en ligne, budget et fréquence d'achat, rôle du mobile... Le baromètre Sowine/SSI décortique le rôle du Web dans la consommation de vin.

Via Nadine COURAUD
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

7 of the World's Most Intimate Eateries

7 of the World's Most Intimate Eateries | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Looking for that special bijoux dinner? Whether you want to dine in the treetops, on stage or a romantic dinner for two we have your options covered.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

6 charts that explain China in the global economy

6 charts that explain China in the global economy | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The deep economic links between nations mean that slowing Chinese growth has implications for everyone..
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

The New China Playbook

The New China Playbook | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

China’s consumer economy is projected to expand by about half, to $6.5 trillion, by 2020—even if annual real GDP growth cools to 5.5%, below the official target. The incremental growth of $2.3 trillion alone over the next five years would be comparable to adding a consumer market 1.3 times larger than that of today’s Germany or UK.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Wolf Blass official wine partner of China NBA

Wolf Blass official wine partner of China NBA | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Treasury Wine Estates has announced a new  multi-year partnership with the NBA in Greater China which includes mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
Grande Passione's insight:

Very Very Very clever marketing move as NBA's franchise in China is an outstanding success....

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

China’s growing upper middle class to drive consumption by 2020, research finds

China’s growing upper middle class to drive consumption by 2020, research finds | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Households with between US$24,000 and US$46,000 in disposable income to account for most of incremental growth in five years time, report by BCG and AliResearch says
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

'Noble rot' reprograms wine grape metabolism - Futurity

'Noble rot' reprograms wine grape metabolism - Futurity | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
[WINE EXPERTS SAY CONSUMERS ARE GOING PREMIUM]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Reusing wastewater at vineyards won't spoil wine - Futurity

Reusing wastewater at vineyards won't spoil wine - Futurity | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
It takes a lot of water to make wine. Researchers wondered if California vineyards could reuse wastewater for irrigation and the answer appears to be yes.
more...
No comment yet.