Insights

Italy’s Export Results Are Not as Bad as Feared

Like other wine exporters, Italy is trending down — but it’s doing better than its key competitors. Veronika Crecelius reports.

Reading time: 7m 30s

Chavin Opens New Markets With Innovation and Non-Alcoholic Wines

Creating wine-based, non-alcoholic products that take the category seriously has opened up new markets for Chavin, including the halal market. Felicity Carter reports.

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The Association de la Sommellerie Internationale Cleans Its House

The ASI is adopting new rules, including a new code of conduct. Robert Joseph went to the annual general assembly to hear more.

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The Top 10 New World Wineries

Some of the biggest wineries in the world are headquartered in North America and Australia. Here are 10 of the biggest.

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The Rise and Fall of Drizly, the Alcohol Delivery App

Drizly was supposed to reinvent DtC, offering consumers a way to access wine and other drinks whenever they wanted. Jeff Siegel reports on what went wrong.

Reading time: 5m 45s

7 Ways That Catena Zapata Builds Markets and Grows Sales

It takes a lot of effort to build a brand, particularly in times of economic turmoil. Laura Catena explains to Felicity Carter how she does it.

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ProWein: The Global Wine Industry's Meeting Point and Marketplace

As a hub for exchange, the fair remains a gift to the wine industry. A commentary by Clemens Gerke, Editor-in-Chief of WEINWIRTSCHAFT, our German sister publication. 

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Turbulent Times for German Wine Producers

German consumers are still drinking plenty of wine — but their preferences are changing. Felix Bodmann looks at the trends.

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US Grocer Merger Could Mean Less Shelf Space for Wine

Two giant retailers are proposing a merger. If it goes ahead, it could have a significant impact on the American wine market. Jeff Siegel reports.

Reading time: 5m 30s

Barcelona Wine Week an Antidote to Wine Pessimism

More than 21,000 wine professionals flocked to Barcelona, to a show that can’t stop growing. Felicity Carter paid a visit.

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Troubled Times for French Wine

Producers are protesting and revolution is in the air. Louise Hurren reports from France.

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Australia Exports Fall in Volume and Value

The 2023 figures make uncomfortable reading for the southern hemisphere nation that once seemed to be an unstoppable champion exporter.

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Bordeaux: Is a Non-Alcoholic Grand Cru on the Horizon?

In response to declining sales, several Bordeaux winemakers are adopting innovative, sober strategies. Meanwhile, France is engaged in a debate over regulations for partially de-alcoholized wines with protected geographical indications.

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Silicon Valley Bank Report: Flat Market and Overproduction

The annual SVB report may be focused on the California industry but, given the importance of the US market, its findings are of global significance.

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Want to Grow Your Wine Sales? Go on a Podcast — Here’s Why

Podcasting offers the wine trade great opportunities to get in front of consumers, yet few take advantage of the medium. Felicity Carter discovers why wine and podcasts are the perfect match.

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