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The New Wine Markets of Central Asia

As Silk Road tourism grows and the countries of Central Asia become wealthier, wine markets are emerging. Felicity Carter hears one expert describe the situation.

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Understanding New York’s Wine Network

What happens in New York doesn’t stay in New York — it quickly spreads elsewhere. That’s why having a present in New York City is a must. Jeff Siegel explains the landscape of both state and city.

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Will Lawyers Drive the Move Towards US Neo-Prohibitionism?

US campaigners are beginning to talk about litigation against the alcohol industry. Robert Joseph considers some worrying legal precedents.

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Devil's Advocate: What's Happening to Oak? Have we Passed Peak Barrique?

Robert Joseph takes an offbeat look at the changing way that oak is viewed by the wine industry.

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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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The Kremlin Nationalises Russia’s Biggest Winery

As Russia increases barriers to imported wines, its government has moved to expropriate Ariant Group, the country’s largest domestic wine producer. Sergey Panov reports.

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Wine Goes Tech

MEININGER'S INTERNATIONAL and our German sister magazine WEINWIRTSCHAFT have chosen "Wine Goes Tech" as the theme for the next Meininger's Wine Conference. Across a range of talks and presentations, we will be looking at the opportunities and challenges that technology in its various forms now offers the wine business.

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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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Germany: Fifty Years at the VDP Mainzer Weinbörse

What began as the Rheinhessen Riesling Show has now become the most important benchmark for German wine. A guest article by journalist and wine historian Daniel Deckers.

Reading time: 6m 30s

Germany: Fifty Years at the VDP Mainzer Weinbörse

What began as the Rheinhessen Riesling Show has now become the most important benchmark for German wine. A guest article by journalist and wine historian Daniel Deckers.

Reading time: 6m 30s

What is the OIV and Where is it Going? John Barker, New Head of the Organisation

New Zealand-born lawyer John Barker took over the reins of the OIV – International Organisation  of Vine and Wine – as successor to Pau Roca at the beginning of this year. Robert Joseph met him a few weeks after he started in the job.

Reading time: 8m

ProWein Business Report: Challenging in Retrospect; Optimistic Looking Forward

Annually, the ProWein Business Report spotlights the wine industry's paramount issues. A unanimous consensus emerges on rising costs as the primary challenge. However, opinions diverge on strategies to counteract consumption decline. Alexandra Wrann reports.

Reading time: 5m

ProWein Business Report: Challenging in Retrospect; Optimistic Looking Forward

Annually, the ProWein Business Report spotlights the wine industry's paramount issues. A unanimous consensus emerges on rising costs as the primary challenge. However, opinions diverge on strategies to counteract consumption decline. Alexandra Wrann reports.

Reading time: 5m

Wine Paris: International Breakthrough?

Wine Paris is experiencing steady growth, particularly with an increased international focus. Will the fair definitely move away from its franco-centric orientation? Alexandra Wrann and Robert Joseph report.

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