Avina Wine News Round-up #12

Happy New Year 2020! Wishing you all a very happy and successful start to the new decade. Here’s where we bring you what we think was some of the best and last wine news of 2019…So pour yourself a glass of your favourite beverage, relax and enjoy.

WHAT’S THE UK’S FAVOURITE WINE? 

Do you want to know what wines are loved by those living in Britain? Majestic Wines produced this amazing study by region and it is mostly surprising where the British palate is going. Great maps and a blog by Jack Merrylees.

http://blog.majestic.co.uk/uks-favourite-wine-revealed-in-groundbreaking-nationwide-tasting

FROM SPARKLING BLUE TO ROSE PINK…

Wine news alert! The makers of SKYFALL BLUE (Barcelona) have a new line of sparkling wine and this time it’s PINK!

Cavas Rosmas, specializing in the elaboration of Cavas, has just launched the first Cava of a new line with the AMICUM brand. Yes, there are more colours to come!

They say, “It is a Cava made with the varieties Pinot noir and Garnacha in changing proportions, to give life to a brut rosé. Made from the traditional method, in which the house already has a complete experience, the new sparkling wines come to form a complete line of Cavas for an audience looking for new products based on innovation.

Pink Cavas, however, represent a very attractive segment. The brand new AMICUM Brut Rosé is made with 60% pinot noir and 40% Garnacha, it has a subtle sweetness typical of the brut category, which makes it the main course of celebrations and cocktails.”

Company Founder Jaume Ros Amigó explains, “Commercially, we saw that there was a good opportunity to launch a new line of sparkling wines, evolved into new coupages and grape varieties that showed their full potential. And so we did it. ”

For more info about Cava AMICUM: http://rosmas.com/web/es/shop/rosmas-amicum-rose/

Read our interview with Jaume about SKYFALL BLUE here: https://avinawinetools.com/have-you-tried-a-sparkling-blue/

WHY RIVALS? WE ARE LIFTING EACH OTHER UP …

Working together in the world of wine is a must. When we partner, we can achieve great things, in addition to opening up our community and increasing our target audience range. The lines between DTC and to B2B are blurring as we focus less on the business and more on the individual person- and it’s OK! From Forbes by Thomas Pellechia.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomaspellechia/2019/11/29/direct-to-consumer-and-traditional-wine-retailing-are-not-rivals-says-an-expert/#6339b3d44788

AND LASTLY FOR OUR WINE NEWS ROUND UP…

Still looking for gifts? Christmas may be over but all the birthdays in January have begun. This Somm In The City Blog by Sara Lehman has some great ideas for continuing the festivities all year!

http://www.somminthecity.com/perfect-picks-for-holiday-party-gifting/

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