Meininger’s tracks the impact of Brexit upon the wine industry in a two-part series. In the first part of our Brexit series, we take a closer look at how UK importers and retailers face the grim realities of Brexit and at the easing the abandonment of VI-1 forms bring.
The Ahr Valley is hardly recognizable after the flood. Residents and winegrowers are cleaning up with the support of many volunteers and looking ahead. Solidarity and support also come from the trade. Simon Werner was on site.
While exports from European competitors decreased last year, Portuguese still wine exports increased in value and volumes. Galvanised by the rise of exports, Portugal’s bigger companies face the challenge of raising the low average export prices.