In the Spotlight - Wine consumption

Businesses are shedding jobs and retail sales are in the gutter, but new research shows that consumers will stare into the economic abyss with a glass of wine in their hand, reports Michelle Russell.

In the Spotlight - Global wine market

19 January 2009

Businesses are shedding jobs and retail sales are in the gutter, but new research shows that consumers will stare into the economic abyss with a glass of wine in their hand, reports Michelle Russell.

just the answer – Vinexpo

15 January 2009

The year ending in an odd number can mean only one thing. In June, the wine sector will be migrating en masse to Bordeaux for Vinexpo. Chris Mercer spoke with Xavier de Eizaguirre, managing director of Baron Philippe de Rothschild and chairman of Vinexpo, about the prospects for this year’s show and Vinexpo’s international aspirations, including a possible return to the US.

UK: UK tops world wine import league, consumption slows

14 January 2009

Wine merchants and retailers in the UK have been boosted by new research predicting that the country is set to be the world's biggest wine importer by 2012.

UPDATE US: Constellation Brands to focus on debt, restructuring

7 January 2009

Constellation Brands' main focus for 2009 will be reducing debt and reorganising its business, but the wine giant declined to rule out acquisitions should an opportunity arise.

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