Wine Industry

Dry Mediterranean climates are well-suited for organic vineyards. Pic:getty/adamsmigielski

French organic wine production increases 22%

By Rachel Arthur

As more and more French consumers look to buy organic, production of organic wine in France is increasing and more vineyards are turning to the practice.

“Hoping millennials will adopt boomer values as they age just isn’t a sensible business strategy.

Can wineries leverage plant-based messaging to attract young drinkers?

By Beth Newhart

An oversupply of wine in the US has producers rethinking their branding and marketing strategies to reach millennials and Gen Z drinkers. The Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division (SVB) advises wineries to tap into the ‘better-for-you’ trend and health-forward...

RayZyn lets grapes hang on the vine past the time they would typically be harvested for winemaking, and dries them to create a new 'superfood snack.' Pic: Getty Images/bmdesign

RayZyn draws on otherwise wasted wine grapes for a superfood snack

By Kristine Sherred

The growing snack company – a phoenix rising from the devastating California wildfires in 2017 – dries wine grapes (and sometimes coats them in chocolate) to create a fruit snack with more antioxidants than their traditional counterpart.

Rather than steel tanks, the GoFermentor ferments inside disposable, biodegradable plastic bags.

Can winemaking go tankless and water-free?

By Beth Newhart

Wineries struggle with massive water waste during production, which is particularly hard on urban-based and small startup winemakers. The self-contained GoFermentor system wants to change that.

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Canadian university to create wine consumer lab

By Rachel Arthur

Canada’s Brock University is to create the world’s first augmented reality, virtual reality and sensory reality consumer wine lab; which will explore how drinkers chose the wine they drink and buy.

Wine industry contributes $220bn to US economy

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Wine industry contributes $220bn to US economy

By Rachel Arthur

The wine industry contributes $219.9bn to the US economy a year, making it a ‘major economic engine’, according to Wine America. The industry also provides nearly a million direct jobs.

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