Monthly Archives: December 2016

Delights of the year

As the year closes, it has become almost a tradition to consider the highlights of this year of wine. For publication in the week of 26 December 2016 Late December is a time for festivities and families, but activity in … Continue reading

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Market insights for Asia

This year’s Sopexa Wine Trade Monitor offers useful predictions about Asian markets. For publication in the week of 19 December 2016. The Wine Trade Monitor that Sopexa published last month has produced some helpful and fascinating insights into the still wine … Continue reading

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Major growth for Washington wines

On average a new winery opens each week in Washington, the state in America’s north-west. For publication in week starting 12 December 2016. Grapes were first planted in Washington state in 1825. Today the wine business is worth more than … Continue reading

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High hopes for Rhône 2015

The 2015 vintage in the Rhône region of France is said to be the best for several years. For publication in the week of 5 December 2016. Wines from the 2015 vintage in the Rhône region have become available “en … Continue reading

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