Mai 27 2010

Education, education, education is key for China

Tag: Allgemeines,Ländersigi.hiss @ 08:39

Adam Lechmere in Hong Kong – Western producers have to concentrate on education before they make any real headway in the Chinese market. This is the message from exhibitors at Hong Kong Vinexpo this week.
Veterans of the market, like Camille Seghesio of Seghesio Family Vineyards of Sonoma, or Robert Shen of the massive Aussino retailer in mainland China, are convinced that educating Chinese consumers in the basics of wine is the key to success. Continue reading „Education, education, education is key for China“

Mai 27 2010

Pinot Grigio continues UK rise

Tag: Ländersigi.hiss @ 08:34

by Stuart Peskett – The proportion of UK wine drinkers buying Pinot Grigio has increased by 30% over the past three years, according to new research. More than 1,000 regular wine drinkers were polled by research group Wine Intelligence for the survey (on behalf of the Wine & Spirit Trade Association), which compared drinking habits over a three-year period, between March 2007 and March this year. Continue reading „Pinot Grigio continues UK rise“

Mai 27 2010

AUS: Australian Vintage lowers profits forecast

Tag: Ländersigi.hiss @ 08:31 editorial team – Exchange rate losses on wine exports have forced Australian Vintage to cut its net profits forecast for the current financial year.

Australian Vintage said today (26 May) that it expects net profits after tax to increase by 75% for the 12 months to the end of June, compared to the same period last year.

The McGuigan wines producer predicted in February that full-year profits, before one-off items, would double. But, an unfavourable rate for the Australian dollar against sterling (GBP) has taken some of the shine off the wine group’s resurgence. Continue reading „AUS: Australian Vintage lowers profits forecast“