Is Zero-Alcohol Wine, 'Wine'? And Why Does it Matter?

There are moves to bring dealcoholised wine into the same legislation as conventional wine, and big brand owners are introducing zero-alc versions of their existing ones. Robert Joseph wonders if this is wise for the wine sector in general.

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Meininger's at ProWein 2023: Just Like Old Times...

What's happening at ProWein 2023? From Meininger's International Wine Conference to the Meininger Awards and the World of Zero - Meininger Verlag will be there with an extensive and attractive program.

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ProWein Goes Zero: Alcohol-free in Hall 1

Alcohol-free is one of the hottest topics - and ProWein takes this into account with a concentrated presence in Hall 1. The ‘World of Zero’ is being created there in cooperation with Meininger Verlag.

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Leadership Changes at Red Bull

A board of directors will now run Red Bull's business as founder’s son, Mark Mateschitz, becomes a shareholder. The Board consists of Franz Watzlawick (CEO Beverage Business), Alexander Kirchmayr (CFO) and Oliver Mintzlaff (CEO Corporate Projects and Investments). 

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Alcohol-free Wines Raise their Game: Rising Stars from Germany

Meininger Verlag has tested 247 alcohol-free wines in one of the largest tastings for this category to date. Clemens Gerke reports on quality developments in this growing field.

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Low and Non-Alcohol Wines Still Face Consumer Resistance

Despite the buzz surrounding the sector, wine drinkers are still not feeling very tempted by wines with reduced or no alcohol - as a new Wine Intelligence report reveals.

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Is Abstinence the New Cool?

Like their US counterparts, younger consumers in Europe - GenZ - are less keen on alcohol than their elders, as a new survey reveals

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Americans Drinking Less But Better

New research from California confirms that wine no longer is as popular with American consumers as it was. But the people who are drinking it are spending more.

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Tasting: Non-alcoholic Still and Sparkling Wines 2022

Non-alcoholic still and sparkling wines are a growing category over the last years. More and more producers and distributors are offering a wide range of different non-alcohol wines. Click HERE if you want to register for the tasting.