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In praise of French wine glasses

The French bistro practice of serving wine in very basic glasses can annoy wine lovers from elsewhere. But, says Aaron Ayscough, there's a reason for those small glasses.

What the next wine decade will bring

Robert Joseph makes his bets on how the wine market will change in the next ten years.

Horror Christmas for Adelaide Hills wineries

Australia's raging mega-fires have destroyed homes, forests and wildlife. The wine industry has not been spared, with up to a third of grape production wiped out in the premier Adelaide Hills wine region of South Australia. Jeni Port has the story.

Unlock the latest issue of Meininger's Wine Business International

All the articles from Issue 6, 2019 of Meininger's Wine Business International are now available on this website. Read on to find out how to unlock them.

Organic wine moves out of a niche into the mainstream

Global consumption of organic wine is on track to hit almost one billion bottles a year by 2023, more than doubling over the space of a decade, driven by concerns about sustainability.

Solving the "last mile" wine delivery problem

The final part of the delivery chain can be the most environmentally damaging. Robert Joseph looks at the situation.

Where next for the Wine and Spirits Education Trust?

Not only did the WSET turn 50 this year, but it's undergoing a rapid expansion. Felicity Carter caught up with CEO Ian Harris, who explains his hopes for a Guinness World Record.

Time to enter the Born Digital Wine Awards

If you've created content around wine this year, make sure you enter the Born Digital Wine Awards before the end of December.

New managing director for the Australian Wine Research Institute

Dr Mark Krstic has been appointed as managing director of the Australian Wine Research Institute, to commence in February 2020.

A portrait of the Russian wine consumer

Who drinks wine in Russia? Deloitte have released a new report that takes a detailed look at the Russian alcohol market. Anton Moiseenko reports.

Is there such a thing as umami?

Is there such a thing as umami - and can it be detected in wine? If you say "yes", then Roger Morris has some questions for you.

French demand outstrips supply for hybrid vines

French viticulturists are clamouring for disease resistant vines, but demand is outstripping supply amid accusations of protectionism. Sophie Kevany reports.

The financial penalty wineries now pay for climate change

Wildfires in California and Australia have played havoc with insurance premiums - and that's only the most obvious financial penalty. Jeni Port reports from Australia on what climate change is costing wineries.

A look inside Germany's Top 100 event

The Sommelier Summit, followed by the Top 100 tasting, is Germany's premier event for sommeliers. Felicity Carter took a look.

Wine apps that will make life easier

L.M. Archer does a round-up of wine apps that have proven useful across different wine sectors, from wine production through to sales and marketing.