Wine Trends

Emerging imported wine trends, articles and tips from industry experts and sommeliers.


Wine Glasses Article
Wine Cocktails Get Their Due   December 11, 2012

Wine-based cocktails rarely get real respect, but at NYC Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner's The Upholstery Room wine bar, a well-crafted list created by wine & beverage director Leo Schneemann features an array of drinks relying on wine as the heart of the concept. Schneemann shares the secrets behind the...More>>

Wine Article
Capitalize on Wine   September 4, 2012

Wine outpaced both spirits and beer in 2011, growing 4.6% in volume and accounted for 10.5% of total adult beverage sales, according to our WineTAB report. As we continually monitor more than 1,500 brands, we see that wine is on track for another “very good year” in 2012. More>>

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Red Orbit: U.S. Wine Consumption Continues to Climb   August 24, 2012

Red Orbit: A still-fragile U.S. economy continued its recovery as the wine industry maintained its upswing to mark the 18(th) year of growth. Consumer confidence and innovation by producers contributed to these gains.More>>

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PRWeb.com: Top Ten Wines for July Fourth Barbecue   July 3, 2012

From PRWeb.com: July 4th is a wonderful time to take the day off and try a few new wines with your friends and family. Light up the grill, lay out the potato salad, uncork some interesting wines and enjoy your independence. This top ten wine list are all wines from the United States. Today we wave...More>>

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Reuters: Fine Wine Prices Plunge; Invest or Drink?   June 29, 2012

From Reuters: Some investors are hoping alternative assets like fine wines will net them better returns than those found in the stock and bond markets these days. Studies show that few wines will indeed outperform the S&P 500 over the long term, but the asset class also has great volatility.More>>

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MarketWatch: New Zealand 2012 Wine Grape Harvest Down 18%   June 26, 2012

From MarketWatch: New Zealand's wine grape harvest for the 2012 season fell 18% on the year due to the cool spring and summer, which may see the supply and demand balance swing back to favoring growers, New Zealand Wine said in a statement Friday.More>>

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MarketWatch: Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines Announces Three New Wine Brands   June 19, 2012

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Valley of the Moon News
Moon Port Brings Souzao Back into the Limelight   June 14, 2012

Almost 30 years ago, Souzao port was one of California’s most popular dessert wines was discontinued from production. Now, Valley of the Moon Winery brings back port from this rare grape with the release of the 2007 Valley of the Moon Late Bottled Vintage Port. More>>

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Discovery News: Taste Sensation: Underwater Wine   June 11, 2012

Discovery News: Does the sea hold the secret to truly great wines? To find out a trio of French wine lovers -- a vineyard manager, a barrel maker and an oyster farmer -- teamed up to test the myth, above and below water. More>>

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Eater.com: Sommeliers on What Sells, What Doesn't, and What They'd Buy With Unlimited Cash   June 6, 2012

From Eater.com: In honor of nothing in particular, Eater decided to take the temperature around the country — from down south in Atlanta and Austin to up north in Boston — to see what is flying off wine lists and what is stuck sleeping in the cellar. More>>



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