Around 1,500 hectares of vineyards fall within areas affected by bushfires in Australia, according to Wine Australia: but it warns that it will be several weeks before it can get a real picture of the impact.
Molson Coors Beverage Company plans to stop production at its Irwindale, California, brewery by September. It has also entered into an agreement with Pabst Brewing Co, which gives Pabst the option to purchase the facility.
The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) was officially renamed to the American Cider Association (ACA) on December 31. It called 2019 ‘a year of resilience’ for cider in the face of flavored malt beverage (FMB) popularity.
Until the 19th century, chocolate (cocoa) was something you drank, not ate, notes David Burke. “And then we figured out how to turn it into a food. Now we’re on the cusp of exactly the same thing with coffee.”
The five significant trends for tea in 2020 all circulate within the general theme of phytotherapy, and support the general shift toward a more mindful approach in the health and wellness market, writes Maria Uspenski of The Tea Spot.
By Emilie Steckenborn, founder of the Bottled in China podcast & head of education at Treasury Wine Estates (Asia & MEIA)
Organic. Sustainable. Biodynamic. For wine consumers, these terms are often misinterpreted or conflated. In fact, they are all very distinct: both in terms of the processes involved and the objectives producers are seeking to achieve, writes Emilie Steckenborn...