Daily Wine News: Premium Cans

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 05-19-2020

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“For years, canned wine was seen as a cheap alternative offering convenience in an attractive package, but recently, it appears that the same perception evolution that occurred in the screw-cap market is happening with canned wine.” In SevenFifty Daily, Kathleen Willcox explores the evolution of premium canned wine.

Alfonso Cevola looks at the top 10 destinations for Italian wine exports. “Of the 20 top destinations for Italian wine exports, 2019, China wasn’t even in the top 10. China might conjure up exotic and romantic visions, but from a business perspective, it hasn’t proven to be a top place to invest time and energy in growing your brand. Yes, it had been seen as a country with good growth potential with 1.2 billion inhabitants, but that was prior to COVID-19. And then everything changed.”

“Now, while wineries struggle to keep consumers engaged in the digital sphere and prepare for the slow progression of reopening brick-and-mortar establishments, California is also in the midst of one of its most important annual stretches: fire prevention season.” In Wine Enthusiast, Stacy Briscoe reports on how California wineries are preparing for a challenging season ahead.

Predictions about the post-pandemic environment are many and varied. In Meininger’s, Robert Joseph asks whether there will be a widespread return to the small and artisanal.

Alder Yarrow on what Wine Country tasting rooms will be like for the foreseeable future.

On his blog, Jamie Goode delves into the origins of biodynamic farming.

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