The development of a new encoding standard for Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) is geared towards producing adaptable barcodes. This initiative is expected to facilitate the embedding of comprehensive product details for wine consumers.
One of the largest producer associations exits key decision-making bodies of the DOCa, citing a neglect of quality and the underrepresentation of smaller producers. What does this mean for the future of Rioja wines?
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.