Wine Business International

Rive di Farra di Soligo vineyard/Giles Fallowfield

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

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.

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.

16. September 2008 - 13:00

by Kevin McCallum at the Press Democrat

16. September 2008 - 13:00

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

15. September 2008 - 13:00

by Michelle Locke from AP

A high-tech shipping label now being used by some in the industry aims to warn customers if there's a chance they're getting cooked Cabernet. About the size of a sugar packet, the labels can be programmed for a range of temperatures and placed directly on the product or its packaging. A light flashes green if the product stays within specifications and yellow if it doesn't.

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.