Bulk Wine: In the Doldrums

The sluggishness of the bulk wine market over the last three months or so in many producer countries is explained by inflation in key export markets, and possibly a lag in the shipping of wines that have already been purchased. Only some significantly smaller-than-average Northern Hemisphere crops are likely to stimulate buying activity. Report by wine broker Christian Jungbluth.

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Third Small Harvest in California

According to the US Department of Agriculture's crop forecast, California is facing its third small crop in three years.

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Bulk Wine Prices: Weak Peso

It is a quiet bulk wine market worldwide, with the exception of Chile.

Bulk Wine Prices: Minimal Change

So far, neither the red wine glut nor the supply chain and shipping problems have had much impact on prices in the international bulk wine market.