A few weeks after its conclusion, the 2019 harvest has already been defined as “exceptional” by many Piedmontese winemakers. Filippo Mobrici, agronomist and President of the Consorzio Barbera d’Asti e Vini del Monferrato (a Consortium of protection counting more than 432 associated wineries and aiming at preserving and promoting 13 appellations), recounts the general performance of the over 11,000 hectares of the Monferrato wine production area during this season.
“It is with great joy and pride that we announce that the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site.” UNESCO Assembly declared. This historic achievement is the result not just of a 10 years long nomination process, but of the work of generations of winemakers.
After some very hot and sunny weather in June and July, with temperatures up by 2.8°C on average compared to seasonal norms, August was more “normal”, up by just 0.7°C. The only downside was a lack of rainfall that has been going on since the beginning of the year, along with frost damage in the Mâconnais, and widespread millerandage plus shatter that will have an impact on harvest yields.
1, The Import Volume. The first and second quarter in 2019 shows a little increase. The total import volume from January to July is 395429 kilolitres. Fall 10.8%. 2, The Import Value. The total import value from January to July is 1401.6 million dollars. Fall 5.6%. 3, The % change of import volume and import value from January to July in 2019.
1, The import of wine, liquor, spirit, beer, alcohol…in China market from January to June in 2019. Volume, Value, % Change. 2, The import volume of wine in China market from January to June in 2019. 3, Top 13 Import Wine Countries in China from January to June in 2019. For the first time, Australia wine exceeds French wine in every aspect mentioned above. Chilean wine gets the increase of volume and value.