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The drinks business has compiled a list of the current top 10 Champagne brands by global volume sales.

While there are few dramatic changes to this year’s rankings – the slide by Piper Heidsieck was widely forecasted as a result of the brand’s recent repositioning – what does stand out is the decline in sales seen by so many of these major players in the Champagne category.

For many consumers, especially in more traditional markets, Champagne stands firm as the ultimate celebratory drink. However, this slide in sales appears to be the result of two aligning forces: ongoing economic difficulties in some of the category’s biggest markets and the growing competition Champagne faces from an increasingly ambitious sparkling wine market.

Read on to find out which brands are dominating today’s Champagne market.

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Good news, or bad?

Good news, or bad?

 

Report highlights falling production, increasing prices, and a trend towards consolidation in the global wine industry.

Consumers should brace themselves for rising wine prices in 2013, with wine production falling to a five-year low and producers starting to raise their prices.

While oversupply conditions have characterized the $102.2-billion wine industry in recent years, keeping wine prices low and damaging the wine industry’s profitability, that’s starting to change, says a report by U.S. market research firm IBISWorld.

Global production has fallen during the past five years at an estimated 1.8 percent annualized rate to 248.2 million hectoliters in 2012. Much of this production decline occurred in Europe, because the European Union offered incentives to growers to reduce winery acreage, and removed distillation subsidies, which supported unviable producers.

IBISWorld reports that this… read on

 

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The final instalment of our top 50 most powerful women in wine reveals those ranked from 10 to 1.
This is it. Having ranked numbers 50-11, we bring you our top 10 most powerful women in wine at the forefront of both wine trends and consumer opinion forming.

Designed to draw the trade’s attention to the increasingly important role played by women in the wine industry, the final ten on our list, based in the UK, US, France and China, are at the top of their game.
Read on to see who took the top spot?…

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Which game-changing women hold the most power in the wine world today?
The fact that there are enough powerful women working in wine to warrant a top 50 is a sign of how far the industry has come in a short space of time.

Since Sarah Morphew Stephen became the first female Master of Wine in 1970, the pace of change has been rapid. Entrants on our list range from 33 to 80 years old, spread evenly between the Old and New World, proving equal opportunities aren’t the sole preserve of the more forward-thinking regions like California.

Our top 50 have been ranked according to the extent they are shaping what’s in our glass, from the winemakers making it, to the savvy… read on

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Which game-changing women hold the most power in the wine world today?
The fact that there are enough powerful women working in wine to warrant a top 50 is a sign of how far the industry has come in a short space of time.

Since Sarah Morphew Stephen became the first female Master of Wine in 1970, the pace of change has been rapid. Entrants on our list range from 33 to 80 years old, spread evenly between the Old and New World, proving equal opportunities aren’t the sole preserve of the more forward-thinking regions like California.

Our top 50 have been ranked according to the extent they are shaping what’s in our glass, from the winemakers making it, to the savvy… read on

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Which game-changing women hold the most power in the wine world today?

 
The fact that there are enough powerful women working in wine to warrant a top 50 is a sign of how far the industry has come in a short space of time.

Since Sarah Morphew Stephen became the first female Master of Wine in 1970, the pace of change has been rapid. Entrants on our list range from 33 to 80 years old, spread evenly between the Old and New World, proving equal opportunities aren’t the sole preserve of the more forward-thinking regions like California.

Our top 50 have been ranked according to the extent they are shaping what’s in our glass, from the winemakers making it, to the savvy… read on

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Which game-changing women hold the most power in the wine world today?

 
The fact that there are enough powerful women working in wine to warrant a top 50 is a sign of how far the industry has come in a short space of time.

Since Sarah Morphew Stephen became the first female Master of Wine in 1970, the pace of change has been rapid. Entrants on our list range from 33 to 80 years old, spread evenly between the Old and New World, proving equal opportunities aren’t the sole preserve of the more forward-thinking regions like California.

Our top 50 have been ranked according to the extent they are shaping what’s in our glass, from the winemakers making it, to the savvy… read on