Wine Business International

Kristy Sammis, CLEVER

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.

Josko Gravner. Photo by Simon Woolf
18. January 2019 - 12:00

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.

The Tasting Zone at ProWein 2018
18. January 2019 - 11:00

This year ProWein celebrates its 25th year anniversary, having achieved a place at the centre of the international wine world.

18. January 2019 - 10:15

New figures show that wine drinking continues to grow in the US, even though overall alcohol consumption is declining. Sophie Kevany reports.

15. September 2008 - 13:00

from Liz Gunnison at

In its latest expansion, is looking to sell wine online. But it may stumble the same way other Internet retailers have: It's still not possible to ship legally to many US states, and for others, it requires investment, such as having a brick-and-mortar etail outlet in that state.

15. September 2008 - 13:00

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.

14. September 2008 - 13:00

by Ken Gargett

Dr James Kennedy, associate professor at Oregon State University's Department of Food Science and Technology, will join the Australian Wine Research Institute as a research manager from the beginning of 2009.

13. September 2008 - 13:00

by Cathy van Zyl MW

The South African Wine & Spirit Board (SAWB) has agreed that Riesling, rather than Crouchen, is Riesling and that it may be bottled for sale in South Africa without the ‘Rhine’ or ‘Weisser’ prefix - but only from the 2010 harvest.

13. September 2008 - 13:00

by Meininger’s Wine Business International

The head of the governmental committee for drug abuse, Sabine Bätzing from the Social Democratic Party, complained last Monday in Berlin that increased advertising was responsible for encouraging alcohol use

among minors. The more publicity they see, the sooner they begin drinking, she said.

12. September 2008 - 13:00

by Sophie Kevany

Marked problems with both prices and supply of wine bottles have been found in a range of European countries—including price increases of more than 10% and delayed deliveries, leaving wine makers having to refuse orders or adapt deliveries. by Sophie Kevany

12. September 2008 - 13:00

by Amy Martinez at The Seattle Times