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Exton Park at Wine GB annual tasting / Credit: Barnaby Eales

Teething troubles for English Wine

The vibrant young English wine industry has been hit by Post-Brexit and Covid costs, labour shortages and severe export hurdles. A rise in domestic sales has helped soften the blow. Barnaby Eales has the story.

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Capewine is back

South Africa’s triannual wine fair industry meeting is scheduled to take place again in 2022.

 

Oxfam study on unfair working conditions in Italy's wine industry

The organisation interviewed 79 workers on behalf of Swedens Systembolaget.

The Bigger the Better: Bordeaux Grand Cru Chateau expands its vineyards

With their purchase of Château Grand Pontet, Domaines Clarence Dillon are creating one of the largest estates in Bordeaux’s right bank – and raising fresh questions about the value of the St Emlion classification.

New international sustainability organisation sets ambitious goals

A group of global players want to develop a worldwide standard. This is welcome, says Alexandra Wrann, but the task may not be straightforward.
 

New international sustainability organisation sets ambitious goals

A group of global players want to develop a worldwide standard. This is welcome, says Alexandra Wrann, but the task may not be straightforward.
 

Not what you thought

Robert Joseph considers the export competition between South Africa's raisins, grapes and wine - and the surprisingly low average price of wine in the UK.

Pulling back the veil: What’s the secret of post-pandemic wine sales? 

Your customers might love your wine, but they likely don’t understand the unique wine industry challenges you’ve faced throughout the pandemic. Being transparent about these issues can help you build stronger connections with consumers - which can help you boost sales. Marketing expert Toni Scott talks about transparency in customer relationships.

Want to sell more wine in 2021 and 2022? Focus on online branding and sales

In a three-part series, marketing expert Toni Scott gives tips for more trading success as a guest author. Part 1 is all about online presence.