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[03/02/2016] Canada’s area under vine currently measures some 12,000 hectares. Every year some 550 vintners produce nearly one million hectolitres of wine. This is still over half of what is produced in California’s Napa Valley. For a long time now Canada has been known for far more than just its Eiswein. The Canadians now also produce expressive red wines, delicate whites, rosé and even sparkling wine...50 Degrees North: The Wine Country of Canada at ProWein 2016 - Read more
[26/11/2015] As a wine event for wine professionals. ProWein (International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits) has gained significant momentum over the past few years as they have refined, and redefined the large scale tasting experience.Specialist article USA: The Rise of the Sommelier - Read more
[17/11/2015] The online share of wine sales has been on the constant rise. Along with books wine was one of the first items to be sold online. Wine was already a player in the dotcom era around the year 2000. Also ProWein, the leading trade fair for wine and spirits in Dusseldorf, is registering more and more trade visitors in this section.The Online Wine Market in Germany and Europe - Read more
[15/01/2015] Where Your Next Great Wine Will Come From Our view of wines is changing. While it may still be dominated by Burgundy and Barolo, Cabernet and Chardonnay, much of what has been familiar in the past is inching out of the reach of ordinary consumers. Prices are rising for the wine world’s recognized stars, creating openings and impetus for some rising stars.Specialist article: Where Your Next Great Wine Will Come From - Read more
Specialist article: Outlook on International Sector Trends in 2015 - Stable Global Demand with Advantages for Wines from Cool Climates
[01/12/2014] Wine consumption in traditional producer countries may be dropping but wine is becoming ever more popular especially in Asia and North America. While the trend towards sustainable wine cultivation and wines from cool climates is continuing, winegrowers in many countries are experimenting with sulphur-free “natural wines” and wines from clay amphorae.Specialist article: Outlook on International Sector Trends in 2015 - Stable Global Demand with Advantages for Wines from Cool Climates - Read more
[13/10/2014] Following the wishes of most organic wine exhibitors, the world’s leading international trade fair for wines and spirits – ProWein in Düsseldorf – returns organic wines to regional pavilions in 2015. Is this the end of a fad or the beginning of a new chapter as organic wines go mainstream?Specialist article October: Natural, Organic, Biodynamic: Marketing or Magic? - Read more
[14/11/2013] Global wine industry is hopeful but realistic about future challenges ProWein – the Leading International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits which will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, from March 23-25, 2014 – will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014.ProWein’s 20th anniversary survey reveals wine industry’s vision of its own future - Read more
[10/12/2012] Younger Asian wine drinkers drive growth in five key markets and in-country representation is key to successNew ProWein Study provides Inside View onto the Asian Wine Markets - Read more