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The week that was

Published:  22 March, 2019

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on, here’s a review of the top online news, analysis, opinions and features.

Top news stories: Stories picked up at Prowein were a popular read this week, alongside a look at how Australian consumers are evolving.

Confirmation that Lizzy Rudd is staying at the helm of BBR also made it into our top reads this week.    


Analysis and Insights: 

We examined how the wine trade needs to find ways of addressing the ‘soberocracy’ of younger generations, and also looked at champagne’s lesser-known cousin, Crémant, and how it has its work cut out to stand out in the UK where it is but a drop in an ocean of sparkling wine.

Elsewhere we found out how bars can box clever in light of the younger generation drinking and spending less, but demanding more.

Wine in the firing line

Cream of the crop

Round Z

People and Opinion: Jerry Lockspeiser delved into the ‘what’s the cost of a decent bottle of wine’ debate, while Joe Fattorini talked biodynamic.


Jerry Lockspeiser: What’s the cost of a decent bottle of wine?

Joe Fattorini: On wine, lemons and copw shit