As Ukrainian cities are devastated and populations displaced, wine businesses are increasingly expected to join in the boycott or Vladimir Putin's Russia. But, Robert Joseph wonders, how relaxed should they feel about some of their other export markets?
For many members of the industry, future success depends on ‘educating the public about wine’. But is that broad ambition really the answer? Robert Joseph wonders if, instead of focusing on what we want, we should be thinking more about giving consumers information they might actually find helpful.
As the war in Ukraine continues, and Covid refuses to disappear, many wine professionals are wondering when life is going to return to normal. Robert Joseph suggests that this may not be the right question.
Dr. Anja Zimmer has taken over as editor-in-chief of the online publication, MEININGER'S WINE BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL. She succeeds Alexandra Wrann, who became co-editor-in-chief of WEINWIRTSCHAFT at the beginning of 2022.
Gift boxes for Bordeaux, a 70 year-old Australian wine retailer being repackaged as the Greatest Showman, Greece's top white grape and the Polish wine market. Just a few of the stories in this week's newsletter, introduced by editor at large, Robert Joseph