Italian Regions More Traded Than Burgundy

Italian Regions More Traded Than Burgundy

by Westgarth Wines August 17, 2015

Bordeaux still makes up the lions star of the Liv-ex market, but from its high of around 95% in 2010 it is now at 73%. Burgundy seemed set to be the runner up. Consumers who buy premium wine have clamored for the likes of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer, who have commanded ever increasing prices. However, as buyers look for more affordable prices, Italy has increased its share of the market, and at last surpassed Burgundy. Italy now makes for 7% of the years activity, gaining an edge over Burgundy's 6.7%. Will Super Tuscans become the new Burgundy? Time will tell.

 

Read on: The Drinks Business





Also in News

Untraditional and Rare Wines
Untraditional and Rare Wines

by Westgarth Wines June 29, 2022

Our sommelier's picks for June

Continue Reading

Nyetimber: An English Cuvée
Nyetimber: An English Cuvée

by Westgarth Wines June 17, 2022

England takes on Champagne 

Continue Reading

Quintarelli: An icon of traditional winemaking
Quintarelli: An icon of traditional winemaking

by Westgarth Wines June 03, 2022

An idiosyncratic Italian legend.

Continue Reading