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Check out the most relevant news and highlights in the current economic situation of the international market for alcohols and spirits in bulk. Do not miss the latest trends.
August 22, 2017

The 19th edition of Vinexpo took place in Bordeaux during the days 18th to 21st of June. Vinexpo is an international fair of wines and spirits that is held every odd year and acts as a showcase of these products to the whole world, as more than 150 countries from  5 continents participate in the fair. The key of Vinexpo’s success is […]

August 31, 2015

Port wine is an exceptional and historical wine, and is one of the great classic wines of Europe. This product is key for Portuguese national economy and it has an important symbolic value. Port wine has been made since almost two millennia in the Douro Valley; this region became the first legally demarcated wine area […]

February 5, 2015

The last Spanish Observatory of Wine Market, which collects annual data regarding worldwide export of wine, left as main conclusion that Spain has become the largest exporter of wine in the world, mainly due to its remarkable increase in exports of bulk wine. However, only in volume, not in turnover. In general terms wine exports worldwide increased slightly to […]

December 20, 2014 was born two and a half years ago with the firm intention of positioning itself as a national and international reference among bulk wine professionals. Since then we have increased our sales department in order to develop and provide a service to the strong network of international contacts in various strategically selected markets. Besides our online platform has […]

December 16, 2014

Good news for the Spanish wine industry. According to the latest report from Spanish Observatory for Wine Market in the first nine months of the year Spanish wine exports have increased by 28% over the same period last year. However this increase in exports has not been shared equally among the various wine producing regions. Three of them have […]

December 12, 2014

The Spanish Agricultural Guarantee Fund (FEGA) just released official stocks of wine and grape in Spain by July 31st; indeed, considerably higher figures than expected by industry professionals. In summary, the Spanish wineries in late July recorded 33.280461 hectoliters of wine and 3,339,002 hectoliters of grape must (may check more detailed figures in the table below). The […]

October 25, 2014

While 2013 will be remembered in the Denomination of Origin La Mancha for its historical harvest due to highest production ever (mainly because of the heavy rains that occurred during the year), 2014 will be reminded for the top quality of the harvest. Actually, although the results of the first wine productions for white and red wine varieties […]

October 23, 2014

Like every year, the sales team of Bulk Wines & Spirits will attend the largest international bulk wine fair, the World Bulk Wine Exhibition held annually in Amsterdam; this year on 24th and 25th of November at the Amsterdam RAI exhibition center. With approximately 200 exhibitors from 16 producing countries (France, Spain, Italy, Argentina, Chile, South Africa, USA, Australia, Ukraine, Malaysia …) and 6,000 m2 […]

September 10, 2014

As has been made public by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Magrama), the estimation of wine production for the 2014/15 campaign stands at 39.44 million hectoliters (-26.3%). Although this is a preliminary forecast based on data from 30th June (will be updated as soon as the different regions provide the requested information), does serve […]

September 2, 2014

This week has been chosen by several bodegas to start posting the first prices for grapes in the 2014/15 campaign. One of the most important ones, Vinartis (García Carrión), did it on Tuesday: Tempranillo / Varietales grape with D.O. Baume and 13º Baumé or higher: 0.01923 euros/kilogrado. Red Tempranillo grape with D.O. and less than 13º […]

August 1, 2014

Maria Luisa Soriano, Counselor of Agriculture of the Spanish region Castilla-La Mancha, has managed to wrest the commitment of the Ministry for not applying the compulsory distillation of wine for industrial and energy use up to 4 million hectoliters (wielded by Royal Decree to be published in the following days) if market conditions during September improve and wine […]

July 8, 2014, one of the main websites specialized in bulk wines and alcohols, represented by its manager Miguel Vidal, was present in the first edition of IMEX Fair held in Valencia. The meeting, whose main objective is to promote exports and the internationalization of local companies, was held at the Chamber of Commerce of Castellón and attended by entrepreneurs from […]