Warning labels, advertising bans and price changes could upend the European wine industry. Frederik Nikolai Schulz and Jon Hanf from Hochschule Geisenheim University report on current developments in European alcohol policy.
A new class of drugs is not just causing dramatic weight loss, but also killing the desire to drink alcohol. Felicity Carter wonders what the impact of this medication might be on the wine industry. An opinion.
The need to reduce alcohol levels in wine and other fermented beverages is growing. Anja Zimmer talks to Irem Eren of BevZero about the challenges when making non-alcoholic wines and how to avoid wine faults and ensure quality.
Young people appear to be embracing the call to drink in moderation. Alongside widely reported moves by Millennials and Gen Z towards being 'sober' and saying no to all alcohol, TikTok seems to be encouraging a trend to simply drink less.
A common theme in this month’s Ciatti Global Market Report is the noticeable slowdown in European demand for bulk wine with a slowdown in turnover on the retail shelf. A longer term slide in key markets cannot be ruled out.