Constellation Brands has formed a standalone, vertically integrated fine wine and craft spirits business unit ‘to enable its aspiration to be the #1 leader in the fine wine category and among the top portfolios in cult and luxury wine’.
By Émilie Steckenborn, founder and host of the Bottled in China podcast
A significant proportion of wine's carbon footprint comes from packaging. Could paper bottles reduce its impact? In this guest article, Émilie Steckenborn asks whether a transition to paper could happen in the near future.
A keen sense of taste and smell is a fundamental part of being an oenologist - or working just about anywhere in the wine industry. So what happens when a professional - who depends on these senses - loses them from COVID-19?
The EU is adding new tariffs on US rum, brandy, vodka and vermouth today; following on from tariffs imposed by the US last year. Industry representatives on both sides of the Atlantic warn the alcohol industry is suffering from the ongoing Airbus/Boeing...
Direct to consumer wine sales grew by 7% in value in 2019-2020, outperforming other channels in Australia. And DTC sales are now particularly important for smaller businesses, accounting for more than 50% of their sales.