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Rebooting the on-trade

Published:  22 March, 2021

With reopening now in sight, Andrew Catchpole joined leading operators to discover what learnings from the past 12 months could help the recovery of their businesses.

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Lights, camera, sustainable action!

Published:  18 March, 2021

With sustainability now on legislative and commercial agendas worldwide, the gap between corporate environmental responsibility and consumer buy-in is beginning to narrow – though perhaps not fast enough, finds Jo Gilbert

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Fine wine: The new world of collectables

Published:  17 March, 2021

Fine wine investment enjoyed a growing reputation for resilience during the ups and downs of Covid. Chloe Ashton, COO at Wine Lister, takes a closer look at the evolution of this ever-changing market.

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Inclusivity initiative

Published:  16 March, 2021

Two new scholarships to find hospitality leaders from diverse backgrounds aim to rectify a “shameful” imbalance throughout the trade. 

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NZ: Selling sustainability

Published:  15 March, 2021

Clean and green but far from its markets, New Zealand is pushing for greater understanding around shipping-related emissions, as Andrew Catchpole reports.

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Independents: Supercharging the entry-level offer

Published:  11 March, 2021

Most independent merchants understandably shy away from the term ‘entry level’, preferring to focus attention on quality and individuality across all levels of wine. 

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Budget: Hospitality relief at raft of support

Published:  10 March, 2021

Industry leaders welcome much of the Chancellor’s aid package but are disappointed it falls short in some vital areas, writes Lisa Riley.

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Buying into South America

Published:  09 March, 2021

Buyers are finding wine drinkers more than willing to take a chance on non-Malbec reds from Chile
and Argentina, as Lisa Riley reports

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Jeroboams profile: Taking action through adversity

Published:  08 March, 2021

Jeroboams CEO Matt Tipping talks us through its pandemic strategy and how survival relies on clear and concise action, as Lisa Riley reports.

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Tech & Innovation: Lightbulb moments from the US

Published:  03 March, 2021

As famous for its wines as it is for entrepreneurial spirit and world-beating technology, it’s no surprise that innovation continues to come thick and fast from across the pond. From everyman investment platforms to robotic wine management systems and AI wine matching services, Jo Gilbert rounds up what’s new out of the US.

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Grüner goes global

Published:  01 March, 2021

Austria’s star player continues to advance its international appeal, as David Kermode discovers.

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Cork’s march to ascendancy

Published:  25 February, 2021

Having removed much of the taint of TCA to cork’s reputation, the classic stopper continues to establish itself as a benchmark of quality, as James Lawrence reports.

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New Zealand: Growth in the face of adversity

Published:  24 February, 2021

Against all the odds, New Zealand wines have continued to thrive and gain recognition in markets around the world. Andrew Catchpole reports on a remarkable achievement

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Indies: Staying ahead

Published:  22 February, 2021

A new year is likely to bring new challenges for indies looking to hold on to new custom, as Andrew Catchpole reports.

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Helping hospitality survive

Published:  18 February, 2021

If reopening doesn’t come soon, many on-trade operators face ruin unless new support measures come into play. Andrew Catchpole reports.

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2021 vision

Published:  17 February, 2021

Data from Proof Insight, data and insight partner to the C&C-owned Matthew Clark and MC Bibendum Wine, puts the challenges of 2020 into crystal clear vision, while helping to map the road ahead. Jo Gilbert looks at the figures

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A duty to industry

Published:  15 February, 2021

Will the chancellor address the continuing controversy over punishing duty rates in the wine and spirits sectors in the 3 March Budget? Lisa Riley reports.

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South Africa: The long road ahead

Published:  10 February, 2021

South Africa is by no means out of the woods, say allies following this week’s easing of a complete domestic alcohol ban, with ongoing ramifications for the agricultural sector and its workers. Jo Gilbert reports

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Advertorial: Premium cork producer at cutting edge of technological achievements

Published:  09 February, 2021

Over the past 49 years Masilva has established itself as a premium cork producer and an industry technology leader in cork-cleaning processes, especially focused on eliminating TCA. With several awards obtained, Masilva is recognised on a global scale, with its proprietary technologies offering a successful state-of-the-art approach.

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Brexit: Reality bites

Published:  08 February, 2021

The actualities of shipping goods from the EU are beginning to sink in as wine incurs an estimated €200 per shipment, making groupage cost-prohibitive for many. Jo Gilbert calculates the knock-on costs to the trade

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