Tagged: Wine

Global consumption and wine trade on the rise

Wine – Global consumption and trade on the rise

All around the world, the production, trade and consumption of wine is growing. This trend for wine trade can mainly be attributed to the further liberalization of trade and certain international agreements. New wine exporters are popping up all the time on both sides of the Pacific, which is great news for SIMEI@drinktec exhibitors. After all, these various producer countries...

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Themed Week Resources: PIWIs – The Grape Varieties of the Future?

“Maréchal Foch”, “Regent”, “Solaris”: Perhaps you’ve heard of them or maybe even given them a try? These unusual names denote fungus-resistant grape varieties, affectionately nicknamed PIWIs. They are more abundant than many people would think and have many advantages over traditional grape varieties. Despite this they remain largely unknown on the market.

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Modern Technology in Viticulture

From the cultivation and upkeep of vines, to harvesting and processing, right through to the bottling and storage of wine—there is still a great deal of manual work involved in viticulture and wine production today. But even here technology is being put to use, increasing the efficiency of processes and saving time. Numerous exhibitors will be attending SIMEI@drinktec in Munich,...

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Put a cork in it

Merely keeping bottles sealed? That was yesterday! Now closures for wine bottles have to meet more stringent requirements. Are we on the road to “smart” closures?

Inna Wiedmann at Nick Barth's office

drinktec “sans frontières”!

And that is certainly no exaggeration: drinktec really does cross virtually all borders. All around the world, we have contacts who are looking after the interests of drinktec visitors, exhibitors and partners. In Australia, that person is Nick Barth. drinktec is for us very much a worldwide family. And therefore it´s only right and proper for family members to pay...

Wine bottles at SIMEI@drinktec

The World of Wine Bloggers

Blogs are an indispensable part of the digital world. You can continually discover new blogs, one click here or there, and consequently learn about new developments and stay up to date. That is also the reason why we at drinktec are so impressed by the many beverage bloggers. Like drinktec itself, blogs never stand still. You are always on the...