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Encouraging signs for Portugal’s wine market in 2021

The latest Portugal Wine Landscapes 2021 shows that despite on-trade closures and the lack of tourists, the wine industry in Portugal still had some winners in terms of premiumisation and increased wine drinking occasions throughout 2020 2020,…
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Beyond the growing dominance of domestic wine in Brazil, Chilean, Portuguese and Argentinian wines perform well at converting those aware into consumers

Beyond the growing dominance of domestic wine in Brazil, Chilean, Portuguese and Argentinian wines perform well at converting those aware into consumers
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Global wine trend predictions for 2020 – how did we do?

Yes, we missed one obvious one – but then so did everyone else. How did our predicted wine consumer trends for 2020 stand up in the face of an extraordinary 12 months? As far as behaviour trend forecasting goes in 2020, the opening words…
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Portugal vs France

With the publication this week of our latest two COVID-19 Impact Reports for Portugal and France, Wine Intelligence’s Luis Osorio and Jean-Philippe Perrouty reflect on the consumer insights, and broader economic context, revealed by the reports Portugal…
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And suddenly, Portugal was trendy

Luis Osorio, Country Manager for Portugal and Lisbon native, reflects on the revival in fortunes of his home country and how this is affecting wine drinkers in the latest Portugal Wine Landscapes 2020 report When I moved to the UK, six years…
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Portugal’s penchant for a premium “bargain”

A mature market is experiencing some lively changes in the way upscale wine is sold, according to our latest Portugal Landscapes 2019 report. Despite being one of the most established markets for wine with one of the highest per capita…
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The size problem

Why should wine still be sold in a 75cl bottle?
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A drop more Dog Strangler?

Portugal’s eclectic grape varieties represent a fascinating branding challenge
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National envy

When it comes to country brands, we are often our own worst critics