The bulk wine market is the engine of the international wine trade. Felicity Carter caught up with Florian Ceschi from bulk broker Ciatti, and asked him to explain how the market works and what the current trends are.
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?
Red wine regions are currently facing challenges, including the Rhône region. In response to declining consumption, the focus has shifted to the style of wine produced. Alexandra Wrann and Iris Trenkner-Panwitz report.
Understanding your customers is the key to long-term success, particularly in the saturated domestic German wine market. This makes it worth paying attention to the latest image and target group study by the German Wine Institute (DWI).