Wine Business International

Meininger Award - This year's winners. (Picture: Sascha Kreklau)

Christof Queisser, Rotkäppchen-Mumm, is Wine Entrepreneur of the Year.

Paul Richer speaking at IWINETC
15. March 2019 - 15:45

Many winery websites are missing key elements, according to a speaker at the recent International Wine Tourism Conference. Paul Richer advises on changes that can have a big payoff.

Broadcaster Monty Waldin on the job
15. March 2019 - 14:45

Podcasts are exploding in popularity, with millions of new listeners downloading them each year. One such podcast is the Italian Wine Podcast, which turns two this month. Felicity Carter reports.

Ilka Lindemann, Weinwelt; Foto: Ralf Ziegler/AdLumina
14. March 2019 - 23:15

Meininger’s Weinwelt magazine, Germany’s top wine consumer publication, turns 20 this year. Editor-in-chief Ilka Lindeman has seen a dramatic change in the world of wine over that time. She speaks to Felicity Carter.

Pascale Ferranti, head of Wine Paris
24. February 2019 - 14:45

Wine Paris opened its doors for the first time, held in the second week of February. Does the world really need another wine trade fair? And does France, in particular, need two? Felicity Carter paid a visit.

Bastian Mingers (Photo courtesy of Messe Düsseldorf)
24. February 2019 - 14:45

ProWein has a new global head of wine & spirits.

Photo by ROBIN WORRALL on Unsplash
22. February 2019 - 13:30

Social media in China marries interaction with commerce. Will the social media giants in the West follow suit? If so, the day could come when consumers don't just take pictures of wine bottles, but follow up with an order. Robert Joseph has some thoughts.

Elizabeth Tomasino, University of Oregon State
17. February 2019 - 14:00

A new study overturns previous thinking about sex-based differences in wine tasting, concluding that male and female judges award much the same points to the same wines. Liza B. Zimmerman reports.

Laurent Delaunay photo by Emma Roberts
17. February 2019 - 13:45

Laurent and Catherine Delaunay started with one car, one computer and a mobile phone shaped like a brick. From those small beginnings they have built a 15m bottle company. Felicity Carter spoke with Laurent Delaunay about what opportunities he sees remaining in wine - and the threats on the horizon.

Rive di Farra di Soligo vineyard/Giles Fallowfield
15. February 2019 - 11:45

While consumers may know Prosecco as an off-dry, fruity fizz, new styles are emerging. Giles Fallowfield took a look.

Mark Meek, CEO, IWSR
13. February 2019 - 10:30

A new report forecasts strong demand for low to no alcohol wines. Sophie Kevany reports on whether the wine trade can meet that demand.