Author: Adam Beak

From drones to robots: How digital technology is revolutionizing the wine industry

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Aerial view of vineyards in hilly terrain on a cloudy day.

Wine makers are increasingly looking toward disruptive technologies to make the industry more efficient and profitable.

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U.S. remains top opportunity for global wine industry, says new report

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Several orderly rows of green vines in a hilly vineyard, with a large lake and mountains in the distance.

The top-line figures declare U.S. the leading market for wine consumption (13% of world consumption) and the 4th largest producer worldwide.

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An American wine banker in Europe

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Vineyard in burgundy with castle-like building in the background.

Most of the European wine clients I spoke with are looking for greater access to the U.S. market.

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On the 2015 Crush Report and wine consumption trends

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Side of a large, old wooden barrel brimming with just-harvested purple grapes and leaves.

Overall, 2015 provided an embarrassment of riches in what we didn’t need and a dearth of what we were hoping for.

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