Issue 6, 2020 of Meininger's Wine Business International magazine


A strong new competitor

The wine industry needs to take note of the emergence of the hard seltzer in the US market, says Robert Joseph.

The battle against red tape

Matilde Poggi doesn’t just battle the elements. She’s also on a mission to untangle Italian bureaucracy, as she tells Elisabetta Tosi.

Profit in a wine tube

One US company has used wine tube technology to build a thriving subscription service. Jeff Siegel reports.

The rise of new wine formats

The growing number of Zoom wine tastings is driving a new interest in small formats. James Lawrence has the story.

Ribera re-thinks its approach

James Lawrence said that while the Ribera del Duero region has some outstanding wineries, it needs to reconsider its export strategy.

Wine with added health claims

Consumers on the West Coast of the USA are clamouring for wines with lower sugar and alcohol. Jeff Siegel reports.

The French co-operative model

Robert Joseph looks at a giant company in a growth spurt and its very French way of doing business.

The impact of wine tourism on Germany

Professor Gergely Szolnoki and Maximilian Tafel from Hochschule Geisenheim University report on a study done to understand the importance of wine tourism in Germany.