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With South Africa Category Stuck In Neutral, Cape Classics Bets On France

New York-based Cape Classics, the leader of the South Africa wine category in the U.S. with a 25%-30% share, has aggressively diversified its portfolio lately, assembling a range of upscale French wine brands from the Loire, the Rhône and Burgundy, with an entry into Bordeaux expected in the near future. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 10, 2017

Provence Rosé Exports To The U.S. Up 58% In 2015

Rosé wine exports from Provence to the U.S. grew 58% by volume and 74% by value in 2015, according to the French customs agency and the CIVP/Vins de Provence trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2016

France Expects Larger Wine Harvest, As Italy And Spain Forecast Significant Declines

Government and trade groups from Italy, France and Spain have released wine production forecasts for the year, with France poised to leapfrog Spain and Italy to become the world’s biggest wine producer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 10, 2014

Amid Rebound For French Wines, Domaines Paul Mas Targets 200,000 Cases In U.S.

After declining markedly through the 2000s, French wines have made significant progress in the U.S. over the past three years, adding nearly 2 million cases in bottled shipments from 2010-2013, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 22, 2014

U.S. Surpasses France As Top Global Wine Market, As China Suffers First Decline In Years

The U.S. overtook France as the world’s largest wine market last year, with volume up 1% to 329 million cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 14, 2014

France Cuts Forecast For 2013 Harvest; Bordeaux And Burgundy Off Significantly

France’s agriculture ministry has reduced its volume forecast for the 2013 wine harvest, and now expects a total of 42.3 million hectoliters, a rise of 2.2% over 2012. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 8, 2013

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