Rethinking the Term 'Neo-Prohibition'

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

Reading time: 5m

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: The Wine Industry Has to Stop Being Tribal

Robert Joseph suggests that, if the wine industry is to combat the threat of Neo-Prohibitionism, it needs to work together  with producers of other forms of alcohol, to create a strategy, acknowledge some of its own failings, and to understand where its foes are coming from.

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WHO Demands Tax Increases on Alcohol and Sugar

WHO calls for global tax hikes on "unhealthy products", including wine.

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Wine and Health: Challenging the 'No Safe Level' Claims

Drunken rats, polyphenols and the question of safe drinking limits — Felicity Carter went to hear the science on wine and health.

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Devil's Advocate - Wine, Dance and Song

Robert Joseph suggests that wine is not all about terroir and food-matching.

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Sweden's Wine Market: How Far Will Liberalisation Go?

The Swedish Supreme Court has ruled that online marketing and sales of wine from abroad may now be allowed as a private import, even if a Swedish parent company is involved in the administration of the company. Anja Zimmer takes a look at the background.

Reading time: 3m 45s