Posts in the Category: Wine Business International

Rocks in the glass

There is a word whose use is causing growing unease among the wine community, and that’s ‘minerality’. Once upon a time the term was the darling of the wine press. Today, it has become an outcast, with some fearing that they will have to issue an apology for using it and abbreviating it to the …

Posted in - Articles & Wine Business International on March 29th 2017 0 Comments

A new approach to an old problem

While two in three Americans are considered overweight, it’s boom times for Fitbit and CrossFit, kale and quinoa. Even McDonald’s sells salads. Food and drink companies face unprecedented pressure to divulge what’s really in their products, and the calorific content of alcohol – including wine – has inevitably come under the spotlight. The timing of …

Posted in - Articles & Wine Business International on March 29th 2017 0 Comments

A Question of Provenance

When customers are paying into the stratosphere for rare wines, it’s only fair that they know the condition of the wine. And that can only come from knowing its provenance. Rebecca Gibb looks at the issue, and at a new gadget that may help fill in the gaps about a wine’s provenance.

Posted in - Articles & Wine Business International on January 30th 2012 0 Comments

Abolishing the vin de pays

The European Union wine reform finally came into force on August 1 after years of negotiation. It will change the face of the European wine industry but the heartland of vin de pays production, the Languedoc-Roussillon, will feel its effects harder than most. The abolition of the vin de pays category puts the region in …

Posted in - Articles & Wine Business International on October 30th 2009 0 Comments