Australia Harvests More White Than Red Grapes

Just over half of the 1.43m tons of grapes harvested in Australia in 2024 are white varieties.

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Hailstorms in Bierzo and Valdeorras

In some Spanish wine-growing regions, the severe damage is even threatening the 2025 harvest.

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Champagne Takes Steps to Prevent Another Tragic Harvest

After five deaths during the 2023 harvest, the Champagne region has implemented a comprehensive action plan to better protect workers in the future.

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South Africa's 2024 Harvest Is a Small One

It's a smaller harvest, but South Africa is in balance.

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International Bulk Wine Market: Low Harvest and China Effect

The harvest in the southern hemisphere is in full swing, in many countries lower volumes are expected.

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Record Harvest for UK Vineyards

British wine producers were able to harvest almost 10 tons of grapes per hectare on average in 2023 - 50% more than the previous record. Production of 20 to 22 million bottles is expected - nearly three times as many as were sold in 2022.

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Ciatti Report: Historic Low in Global Wine Production

The International Organisation of Vine & Wine (OIV) estimate that 2023 wine production will be 7% lower than the below-average volume of 2022, and it says, the lowest output since 1961. Does this tally with what we at Ciatti are hearing, and what should we make of it?

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2023 Wine Production Plunges to Lowest Level in Six Decades

The wine production forecasts from the OIV indicate a significant decrease, falling by 7% to 244 mhl, marking a historic dip. Yet, this reduction might help to stabilize the international market.

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EU Wine Harvest Falls Below Five-Year Average

The 2023 wine harvest across Europe amounts to about 150m hectolitres, approximately 5.5% below the five-year average. Countries in Eastern Europe, especially those hit by severe weather, are reporting significant losses.

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