Insurance: the Other Threat to the Wine Industry

Catastrophic events of recent years have driven hikes in insurance premiums to stratospheric levels. Jeff Siegel reports.

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YouTube Is the Way to Attract Younger Audiences to Wine

Brendan Carter can’t understand why so many wine professionals are ignoring YouTube. He tells Felicity Carter how he built his own Wine for the People channel.

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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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Rethinking Risks: Decline in Alcohol Consumption

In Germany in recent years, all signs point to a steady decline in alcohol consumption, especially among young people, and a decrease in alcohol abuse.

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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.

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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.

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Non-Alcoholic Wine: On Hold

Veronika Crecelius talks to Elisabetta Romeo-Vareille from the Unione Italiana Vini (UIV) about the state of dealcoholisation in Italy.

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Vinitaly 2024: Home Turf in Verona

Vinitaly is the world's largest fair for the Italian wine industry. Veronika Crecelius reports on what's new in 2024.

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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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Lamberto Frescobaldi: "Let's Stay Curious"

Lamberto Frescobaldi, president of the renowned Tuscan family business and the Italian winegrowers' association UIV, shares insights on the state of the Italian wine industry, current developments within his company, in Tuscany and across the global wine sector.

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Prosecco Riserva on the Rise?

The Prosecco consortium is planning to introduce a new, premium level.

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MUNDUS VINI Winners at ProWein

Hall 4 at ProWein will, once again, be one of the most popular parts of this year's ProWein, thanks to the presence of the MUNDUS VINI tasting area where visitors will find a range of award winners from the MUNDUS VINI competition.

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Mezzacorona – Guardians of Indigenous Grape Varieties

Tradition demands the participation of individuals who are dedicated to preserving it. For the Trentino winegrowers’ cooperative Mezzacorona, this involves safeguarding the indigenous grape varieties Teroldego and Marzemino, showcasing their qualities both as monovarietal wines and in blends.

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Consumer Crisis: Trend or Shock?

Wine sales are falling worldwide, but since when? Is it the result of a long-term trend or just an acute shock due to the global economic situation? Figures on trends and exceptions.

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Discover Düsseldorf's Nightlife: Our ProWein Evening Event Guide

From morning until late afternoon, the ProWein days are dedicated to discovery, negotiation, and networking. Afterward, it's time to relax by participating in one of the many Wine & Dine opportunities, joining a champagne tasting, or perhaps visiting a fine restaurant with an extensive wine list. Here are some exciting suggestions from Wolfgang Fassbender.

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