Amazon’s lack of focus on the wine sector has made the platform an attractive option for German distributors who have learned how to exploit it. Felix Bodmann explains.
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Spain’s wines are better than ever, but their sales in the US market don’t reflect this. Jeff Siegel asks why Spain can’t get out of the lower segments.
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Robert Joseph offers some advice for producers looking for distribution in a saturated market.
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When wine producers rely on big supermarkets to sell their wine, do they pause to consider whether those retailers share their business aspirations?
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As distributors get bigger, they require brands with bigger volumes to service their markets. This will reduce opportunities for small-to-medium-sized wine producers. Liza B. Zimmerman reports.
The news that Michele Chiarlo’s Cerequio super-premium Barolo is to be sold through la Place de Bordeaux broadens the range of Italian wines distributed through this virtual marketplace whose Italian focus was previously on Tuscany.
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New platforms, Vivino and, now Pix, are changing the way producers and distributors are communicating about wine - and selling it. Robert Joseph reports.
Food retail is the most important sales market for wine in Germany. An overview of how the category is currently developing.
Austria was the first country in the world to cultivate a farm according to organic principles. In the century since, the commitment to nature has only become stronger.
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