Sekt Austria: The New Rising Star in Austrian Wine

Austria is certainly full of surprises. In this small, dynamic land of many wines, a very lively sparkling scene has developed around the designation of origin Sekt Austria.

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Champagne May Be Down, but Crémant Is Up

While Champagne sales are declining, Crémant saw significant growth in 2023.

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Prosecco DOCG: Tradition Demands

As a Unesco World Heritage Site, the Prosecco Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG has achieved a status that fills the region with pride, but also brings obligations for the producers. Benjamin Sauri Montalt, Clemens Gerke report.

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Winners and Losers in the 2023 German Grocery Sector

The slight decline in wine sales in the German grocery sector did not affect everyone equally – some segments experienced double-digit growth.

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Agreement on Short-Time Work at Freixenet

Freixenet and employee representatives have reached an agreement; short-time work will be implemented for the workforce in Catalonia.

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Freixenet in Clash with Catalan Government

The Spanish wine giant wants to put 600 of its employees on short-time working. The Catalan government says it can't. 

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Freixenet Furloughs 615 Workers

The drop in production due to the small harvest has prompted the cava giant to take drastic measures.

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Henkell Freixenet Sets Another New Sales Record

Henkell Freixenet's annual report for the 2023 fiscal year reflects a surge in revenue. Particularly notable is the positive growth in the sparkling wine division, featuring the brands Freixenet and Mionetto.

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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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