Ciatti Report: Adjustments Required

The Organisation of Vine & Wine’s recently-published ‘State of the World Vine & Wine Sector 2023’ report showed that the gains in global consumption made between the mid-1990s and the consumption peak in 2007 have since completely unwound – despite the global population having risen by 1.5bn in the meantime. 

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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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Troubled Times for French Wine

Producers are protesting and revolution is in the air. Louise Hurren reports from France.

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WHO Shifts Its Alcohol Narratives and the Wine Industry Faces New Challenges

The World Health Organisation has alcohol in its crosshairs. One industry expert tells Felicity Carter that the wine industry needs to pay attention.

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Ciatti Report: Is Pessimism on the Rise?

Another month of limited activity on the world’s bulk wine markets has passed by, with the traditional lull during the Northern Hemisphere summer holiday season adding to the quietness. Will 2023 crop projections change things?

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Devil's Advocate - Young People Really Care About Authenticity! Or Do They?

Robert Joseph questions a statement that many in the wine industry seem to be treating as a mantra.

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Damp Lifestyle - a New Name for a Threat to the Alcohol Industry?

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.

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Seven Wine Trends to Watch

Some trends, like the ever-growing popularity of sparkling wine, are easy to spot. But there are other, deeper trends which aren’t as easy to see. Felicity Carter outlines seven of them.

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Younger US Consumers Turn to Red Wine - and Non-Alc

In its latest annual report, US online retailer, Drizly, reveals that the youngest wine drinkers in the US say they are going to drink more red wine - or non-alcoholic beverages. Wine also seems to be a popular gift.

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