While some in the wine trade search for rational formulae, Roger Morris reports that simple logic is often simply wrong. Price is in the mind of the buyer, not the seller.
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An international survey into the effects of alcohol has revealed that Germans get more argumentative when drunk, while Swedes are more likely to get amorous.
The game of Monopoly, where players compete for real estate, has a lot to teach the wine industry, says Robert Joseph.
The Madeira Wine Institute has created a novel scheme to help still wine production flourish on the island. Rui Falcão reports.
by Jeni Port at the Age
by Elaine Watson for Food Manufacture
by Eric Asimov at the New York Times
by Sophie Kevany
A new lobby group is hoping to persuade France’s 270 online wine sellers to fight proposed legislation that could end web based wine sales in the country. The main aim of the group is to prevent the passing of new laws, as drafted by
a government working group and leaked to the press last week, which, the group says, will put online wine sellers out of business.
by Sophie Sassard, Alessandra Castelli and Elaine Green for the Financial Times
by Michael Fridjhon for Grape.co.za
by Kevin McCallum at the Press Democrat