Research Shows Wine Enhances the Impact of the Mediterranean Diet

Clinical trials from Spain have concluded that wine is an important component of the Mediterranean diet. Felicity Carter spoke to the lead researcher.

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Rethinking the Term 'Neo-Prohibition'

Rod Phillips, noted wine historian and Professor of History at Carleton University, examines the popular new phrase 'neo-Prohibition'.

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US Wine Industry Fights Back With New Marketing Campaigns

It might feel like it’s all gloom and doom in the wine industry right now, but two separate groups are creating positive energy around wine. Felicity Carter reports.

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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: 10 Reasons Why People Want Zero-Alcohol Beverages

Robert Joseph considers the reasons for the growth in the demand for zero-alcohol beverages.

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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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Devil's Advocate: A Rational Argument for the Half-Litre Wine Bottle

After considering the advice of one of the world's most respected wine producers, Robert Joseph calls for smaller wine bottles.

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Neo-Prohibitionists and What the Wine Trade Can Do

One of the most interesting panels at Vinitaly was on the topic of the anti-alcohol movement and its impact on consumers. The panellists also discussed ways to push back against disinformation.

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From Tradition to Innovation: Vinitaly 2024 Highlights Italy's Wine Diversity

The mood at Vinitaly this year matched the warm spring weather of Verona, with the fair buzzing with ideas and visitors. The general programme included discussions about the threats from the health lobby and the opportunities for alcohol-free wines. A report from Meininger’s.

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