Pessimistic Forecasts for the Global Wine Trade

Sopexa's Wine Trade Monitor identifies sustainability as an important sales criterion for wine, which is understood very differently depending on the country.

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Devil’s Advocate – The Industry-Threatening Spanish Crisis Nobody is Talking About

Robert Joseph looks behind the news of French winegrowers attacking trucks full of Spanish wine, and finds a story that needs to be more widely known.

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Devil’s Advocate: Avoid the Value for Money Trap

Robert Joseph takes a different view of how attractively-priced wines are perceived.

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Smaller Harvests Impact the Bulk Wine Market

The 2023 vintage from Argentina enters the bulk wine market with a very low harvest. Prices are not as high as they should be due to the poor harvest.

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Bulk Wine Gaining Traction

Despite smaller quantities, the global trade of bulk wine has experienced a significant increase in value. Driving factors include uncertainty and inflation. New Zealand stands among the winners, while Spain continues to struggle for survival.

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Bulk Wine Prices: Calm in the Storm

Market activity is rather calm overall and most prices are stable. 

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Ciatti Report: Domestic Buyers Prevail

Below-average harvest volumes expected in many countries. Buyers nevertheless react cautiously. Domestic buyers dominate many markets.

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US Imports More Bulk Wine but Exports Less

US imports of bulk wine of around 4.88m, hl marked a new record. Total volumes were 10% higher than in 2021.  

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Southern Hemisphere Harvest Report

South of the equator, the 2023 harvest is under way 

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