While wine consumption in France continues to drop, with red wine shunned more than other styles, French consumers are showing increasing interest for no- and lower-alcohol (NOLO) products. Louise Hurren reports.
OpenAI's artificial intelligence bot, ChatGPT has been the centre of global discussion since its launch at the end of last year. Anja Zimmer wonders how far this technology could change the wine industry.
Britain is one of the three most important wine markets in the world — but its finance minister has just savagely raised the tax on wine and spirits. Robert Joseph considers the likely impact on the UK’s position as a target for exporters.
In the second largest bank failure in US history, the California-based Silicon Valley Bank went into receivership last week as a result of inadequate liquidity and insolvency. The bank was closely involved with both the tech start up and wine sectors and sometimes brought them together. Robert Joseph reports.
A supermodel and a former British government advisor have invested in separate ventures aiming to sell non-alcoholic beverages that mimic the pleasant effects of alcohol without the hangovers or health dangers. Robert Joseph wonders whether they are part of the shape of things to come.
An Italian co-operative has taken sustainability to a whole new level, by working to store CO2 in vineyard soil. It’s also a way to prove to significant buyers that the right steps are being taken. Lorenzo Biscontin reports.
Chinedu Rita Rosa went from working in wine in Nigeria, to business in Bordeaux. Now she is using her experience to help Nigerian wine importers and European producers connect with one another. Felicity Carter reports.
There has been a feeding frenzy in the secondary market, as collectors go looking for Burgundy. What does this say about the fine wine market? Felicity Carter examines the latest Live-ex Fine Wine Report.
Winc, the much lauded 11-year old online business that went public last year, has collapsed, despite $54.2m from venture capital investors including Bessemer Venture Partners, Shining Capital and Crosscut Ventures. Sherry-Lehmann, the 88-year-old Manhattan store faces a $3m unpaid tax bill and rumours of possible closure.