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Rodolphe Lameyse, CEO Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris / Credit: Jean-Bernard Nadeau

»Strategic gateway to the world market«

Despite current concerns of a rise in the number of Covid cases and deaths in many countries, the wine industry is preparing itself for a return to the rhythm of international trade fairs. The first of these will be Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris at the beginning of the year. We took the opportunity to put a few tough questions to Rodolphe Lameyse, CEO of the event.

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France bounces back in the USA market

Karl Storchmann of the American Association of Wine Economists analyses recent data revealing the changing face of US wine imports.

The impatient, disloyal customer

A study shows that customers tend to switch brands quickly once they were unable to purchase a product. What does this mean for the wine industry? Robert Joseph shares his thoughts.

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