If you're trying to attract the attention of the Millennials, you need to be on Instragram. You might need to recruit some influencers as well. Social media guru Kristy Sammis explains how to do it to Felicity Carter.
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As orange wines emerge on wine lists and retail shelves alike, Simon Woolf argues that orange is no fad, but a way to make some grapes sing.
This year ProWein celebrates its 25th year anniversary, having achieved a place at the centre of the international wine world.
New figures show that wine drinking continues to grow in the US, even though overall alcohol consumption is declining. Sophie Kevany reports.
by Arjun Ramachandran at The Sydney Morning Herald
by Victor de la Serna
If the burgeoning trend toward a return to lower-alcohol wine is confirmed by market behaviour over the next few years, Spain will be in trouble. Climate change on top of its dry, hot natural conditions has translated into an increasing number of wines above 14% and, quite often, 15% alcohol, and that is more and more frowned upon by some critics and at least part of the public.
by Sophie Kevany
If the 2008 harvest volume estimates are correct, this year the Italians, much to their delight, will produce about 4m hectolitres more wine than France.
by Sophie Kevany
Harvesting in the Champagne area of France began on 12 September, with the expectation that 2008 yields will be lower than last year, due in part to lower Chardonnay volumes.
by Kevin McCallum at the Press Democrat
by Subhash Arora
India’s minister for horticulture in the state of Karnataka, Umesh Katti, has announced establishment of two wine parks in his state as public-private partnership projects to increase grape cultivation and quality wine production. by Subhash Arora
by Joseph Chaney at Reuters
China could become the industry's next Chile: a font of quality and affordable wines. China's wine industry is expected to grow to roughly $13.7bn in 2010, up from $10.5bn in 2007, according to research from Euromonitor, and experts say it could be the world's eighth largest wine consumer by 2012.