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Climate change & wine: A global map of changing wine regions

By Rachel Arthur

Climate change could create dramatic shifts in where wine is produced: making vineyards unsustainable in some regions, but opening up new opportunities in others. Researchers have mapped how the global distribution of vineyards is likely to change.

Uber Eats wants to bring all consumers over to its main app. Pic:getty/hispanolistic

Uber to shut down alcohol delivery app Drizly

By Rachel Arthur

Drizly – North America’s largest online marketplace and delivery app for alcohol – will be shut down in March this year: three years after Uber acquired the brand.

Can the Australian wine industry provide a model for sustainable wine making? Pic:getty/bengoode

How can the wine industry reduce emissions?

By Rachel Arthur

Australia’s grape and wine industry has set out its path to reduce its carbon emissions by more than 40% by 2030. How can it achieve this – and can the strategy offer a template for the global wine industry?

Age-gates do little to stop underage drinkers ordering online - so how else can underage sales be stopped? Pic: getty/farknot

How can e-commerce retailers prevent the underage sale of alcohol?

By Rachel Arthur

Sales of alcohol online are becoming increasingly important: but it’s extremely difficult for retailers and brands to know if they’re selling to underage drinkers. A new set of guidelines from the UK’s Retail of Alcohol Standards Group (RASG) sets out...

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Bourgogne 2023 vintage ‘surpasses all expectations’

By Rachel Arthur

The 2023 vintage ‘has put a smile on the faces of winegrowers and wine merchants’, says the Bourgogne Wine Board, with the French region highlighting a particularly good year for white wine.

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How can the wine industry tackle staff shortages?

By Rachel Arthur

Staff shortages continue to create a ‘worldwide challenge’ for the wine industry: affecting the whole chain from vineyards to hotels and restaurants. With no signs of shortages abating, how can the industry adapt?

Greasy Fingers launches in the UK this month. Pic: Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard UK launches ‘Greasy Fingers’ wine range

By Rachel Arthur

Hoping to attract younger drinkers to the category, Pernod Ricard’s new wine range is designed to match gourmet fast food and offer a ‘simple yet hugely effective pairing’ for burgers or takeaways.

From cocktails to calvados casks: How St-Rémy is keeping brandy booming

From cocktails to calvados casks: How St-Rémy is keeping brandy booming

By Rachel Arthur

St-Rémy – a proudly French brandy that’s enjoying global success – has revealed its latest limited edition: St-Rémy Finished in Calvados Casks. And this latest launch represents exactly what the House stands for: an intriguing blend of tradition and innovation,...

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Our top 5 articles of September

By Rachel Arthur

What’s been attracting the attention of BeverageDaily readers? Here’s a round-up of our most-read articles from September.

The Rombauer Vineyards purchase is the latest in a string of acquisitions for E. & J. Gallo. Pic: E. & J. Gallo

E. & J. Gallo acquires Rombauer Vineyards

By Rachel Arthur

E. & J. Gallo’s Luxury Wine Group has reached an agreement with the Rombauer family to purchase California’s Rombauer Vineyards: a producer of wines from Napa Valley, Sonoma County, the Sierra Foothills, and the Santa Lucia Highlands.

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Organic winegrowing in France ‘a very positive trend’

By Rachel Arthur

The popularity of organic wine in France continues to grow: with consumers drawn by the perception of products that are more environmentally friendly, better for health and with a fairer production chain.

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Is Champagne still the top drink for celebrations?

By Stuart Bond, Director of UK distributor, Beyond Wines

Champagne has long been a symbol of luxury, celebration and indulgence. The industry has weathered significant challenges: from economic downturns to changing consumer habits and preferences. But Champagne's current availability issues and price...

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Global beverage alcohol market volume growth slows

By Rachel Arthur

Volume growth in the global beverage alcohol market is expected to slow to +1% per annum over 2022-2027, according to the latest analysis from IWSR. India, Mexico and Brazil are expected to take over from the US and China as volume growth drivers.

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Our top 5 articles of May

By Rachel Arthur

What’s attracting the attention of BeverageDaily readers? Here’s a round-up of our most read articles from May.

A vineyard in Maidstone, Kent. Pic: getty/asmithers

UK government sets out to revamp wine regulations

By Rachel Arthur

The UK government will ‘scrap retained EU red tape on wine to unlock £180m’ via proposed changes to regulations for the production and marketing of wine in the country.

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Global wine production remains stable

By Rachel Arthur

Larger than expected harvests in Europe helped balance out the impact of drought and heat waves, with 2022 worldwide wine production dipping 1% compared to the year before.

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