Pessimistic Forecasts for the Global Wine Trade

Sopexa's Wine Trade Monitor identifies sustainability as an important sales criterion for wine, which is understood very differently depending on the country.

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Millésime Bio: The Show Must Go On

Louise Hurren reports from Montpellier (France).

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An Insider Discusses What It Really Takes to Make Lightweight Glass

Karsten Fuchs, the Head of Sales and Marketing at Verallia Germany, discusses with Meininger's International and its sister magazine Weinwirtschaft about lightweight glass, reusable packaging and the challenges posed by shortages in the glass market.

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Austria’s Younger Generation Emerges to Acclaim

A new generation of winemakers is rising in Austria, helping to accelerate the country’s quality revolution — while respecting what’s gone before.

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Reusable Packaging: New Results of a Customer Survey

The glass manufacturer Verallia has investigated the potential of a reusable system in the wine sector and asked numerous consumers whether and under what conditions they would accept such a system.

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EU Support: Missed Opportunities

The EU supports winemakers through National Support Programs (NSP) with two main goals: increasing competitiveness and achieving environmental standards. But has it been successful?

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IWCA: Three Scopes of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Meininger’s International joins forces with International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA). Every month we will be publishing news of initiatives from various parts of the world. Here Charlotte Hey explains the way in which IWCA looks at greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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IWCA Makes First Appearance at ProWein

Sustainability and organic viticulture as key themes for the upcoming trade fair.

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Devil’s Advocate: Carbon Footprints and Taxes are Going to Change How We Drink

Robert Joseph considers the ways in which consumers may be driven to buy more locally-produced wines, with lower alcoholic strengths.

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