A New Tool for Regenerative Agriculture

A new tool aims to support winemakers on their journey towards regenerative viticulture and connect them with like-minded individuals.

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Supermarket Ties Mean PET Bottle Is Set For Widespread Adoption

The packaging specialist Alpla, in collaboration with the Austrian winery Wegenstein, has developed a PET wine bottle.

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Germany Wants a Vine-Pull Scheme, a Halt to Further Planting and More Piwis

With 191 exhibitors and around 4,000 local and international visitors, the 50th VDP Weinbörse trade fair broke all previous records. Germany's Food and Agriculture minister, Cem Özdemir used it as an opportunity to share his plans for the wine industry. The VDP was only partly convinced.

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Against the Odds: VDP Satisfied With a Challenging 2023

The gap is widening in the association. The economic performance of the wineries varied greatly in 2023 - but was positive overall.

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Aldi UK Introduces Glass Bottle Alternatives

In the UK, the discount retailer Aldi is now filling own-brand wines in "Paperbottles" and flat PET bottles.

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Freixenet's New Sparkling Wines Straight from the Tank

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Freixenet's "Cordon Negro" brand, Henkell Freixenet is undergoing extensive revisions. Alongside a brand redesign, the Freixenet logo is also receiving an update.

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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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