France is now the fifth-largest source of table wines
in stores tracked by IRI.
wine market is growing, according to the latest category research from Nielsen, which found table wines
priced at $20 and up per 750-milliliter bottle gaining 11.
As the demand for cheap sweet port has slowly ebbed away, so a new generation of winemakers are rediscovering the region's potential to produce fine table wines
The big difference to keep in mind between German and Austrian table wines
is that Austrian table wines
are almost always bone dry while German wines can be either dry or off-dry.
Today, Americans are acquiring a taste for table wines
, a trend that is having a profound impact on wine makers worldwide.
The bright spot among domestic table wines
continues to be fighting varietals, at the expense of jug wines.
The other problem is the rise in imports of table wines
in certain other Member States as a result of bumper harvests.
French authorities have seized 100,000 suspect bottles thought to contain the blood - used in cheaper table wines
to make them clearer - after a swoop on 14 vineyards in the Cotes du Rhone area.
10, FDA officials announced plans to limit the lead levels allowable in table wines
-- probably to about 300 ppb.
The Food and Drug Administration has announced an interim lead limit for all table wines
, and has disclosed plans to ban lead-foil wrapping on wine bottles.