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ProWein is all about strengthening business ties or establishing new ones. But what is the main topic of discussion for each wine-growing region right now? To help you get the conversation started at the different trade fair stands, we have compiled an overview of the most important facts for each country.

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Only in a single category does the Spanish export balance show a positive trend. Overall, wine exports are losing value and volume.

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The Portuguese wine conglomerate Sogrape is strengthening its commitment in Spain through the acquisition of Viña Mayor in the Ribera del Duero region.

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Castel Frères, the largest négociant in Bordeaux, also becomes the target of protests by the region's winegrowers. They are demanding better prices for their products.

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Except for port wine, Portuguese export figures remained nearly stable, enabling Portugal to capture a larger share of the global market. In 2023, the average price per liter for exports also increased.

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The Hollywood star now seems to want to market his own wine from his estate in Provence.

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In France, an employee of a winery is accused of stealing expensive wines from several employers.

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Wine sales are falling worldwide, but since when? Is it the result of a long-term trend or just an acute shock due to the global economic situation? Figures on trends and exceptions.

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Price swings on the international bulk wine market.

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Two merchants in France were penalized for purchasing bulk wine from producer Rémi Lacombe at prices below the production cost, establishing a significant legal precedent.

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The five most important markets account for almost 60% of Italian wine exports. Given declining sales, this is now causing concern.

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Vino de Municipio has been updated to Vino de Pueblo, introducing details that enhance the category's appeal for smaller producers.

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From New Year's Day, some die-hard wine enthusiasts camped for a month outside the doors of Vinmonopolet in Norway, aiming to get the best selection from the new releases on February 1st. The dream: Domaine Romanée-Conti.

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In a suspected act of sabotage at a winery in Ribera del Duero, an unknown individual spilled wine valued at an estimated €2.5m.

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The global bulk wine market was relatively active in the first six weeks of the year compared to the slowness of the second half of 2023. Where has the activity occurred and what is the latest news from the Southern Hemisphere’s vineyards, where harvesting is getting underway?

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