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Champagne slowed down

Union Champagne reports drop in sales and targeted yield level.

South Africa's wine industry suffers badly

Exports are the only bright spot in the disaster that Covid-19 has unleashed in South Africa's wine business.

Perspectives: How Brexit affects European businesses

After more than four years of debate and negotiations, the UK left the EU trading bloc on January 1st 2021. James Lawrence asks European wine producers if they are ready to trade under new terms.

IWSR announces acquisition of Wine Intelligence

Both companies are planning to work more intensely on worldwide consumer research.

Wine.com sales surpass $300 million in 2020

The online wine retailer sees continued shift to e-commerce.

The future of en primeur

One of the most traditional wine regions in the world, Bordeaux, faces a new normal. How to fit the long history of the en primeur tastings into this new world of distance? James Lawrence reports about how the industry shifts.

Liv-Ex's best fine wine performer

Liv-Ex, a global marketplace for the wine trade based in London, has published its Liv-Ex Power 100 that ranks the 100 best performing wines in the fine wine trade. The report is produced in conjunction with The Drinks Business magazine.

Germans drink more wine

The wine consumption in Germany has risen.

New president at Foncalieu

 

The southern French cooperative regulates the succession.

The great wine can shortage

Is there a shortage of cans for wine? Or is it just speculation? Jeff Siegel unwraps the mystery.

The fine wine private label

Cameron Hughes has done something unthinkable – made fine wine private labels and reinvented how consumers buy wine. Jeff Siegel has the story.
 

A new approach to wine history

Fancy seeing your wine estate written up by some of the world’s most authoritative wine writers, turned into a book that people will want to read, and bound between beautiful covers? Adam Lechmere reports on a new enterprise that is making it happen.
 

Rotkäppchen wins over German consumers, again

A new market research project has shown, once again, that Germany’s historic sparkling wine brands are still a force to be reckoned with.
 

How 2020 changed our wine social life

It was a dreadful year for the international wine trade and yet, says Robert Joseph, it glimmered with one silver lining.

What the book trade can teach wine

The book trade has had a difficult time in the pandemic, but some of their solutions may be applicable to wine, says Robert Joseph.