2019 has been a positive year for the wine industry, a year in which consumption and production were balanced, and a new record in commerced volumes, with Italy as the world leader, was established. The deep fall of Ho.Re.Ca. and enotourism of this year, though, will radically and permanently change the world of wine: consumption, prices, profits are expected to lower, especially in Europe, between 35% and 50%.
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In Italy Barolo is called “the king of wines” and this nickname is well deserved for its long history, its excellent characteristics and international prestige and popularity. Not everybody knows that the histories of Barolo and the Italian nation are connected by the same advocate: a man generally known as Cavour.
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You know Prosecco for sure, you know Chianti and Primitivo or Brunello di Montalcino among Italian productions, but how many Italian dessert wines do you know? Italy it’s all about wine, and dessert wine is, of course, a big thing just as red wine, white wine, and sparkling wine.
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