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The financial penalty wineries now pay for climate change
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carter@meininger.de Fri, 12/13/2019 - 12:04

Wildfires in California and Australia have played havoc with insurance premiums - and that's only the most obvious financial penalty. Jeni Port reports from Australia on what climate change is costing wineries.

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Is wine premiumisation a doom loop?

Damien Wilson, of Sonoma State University, has a warning for the US wine industry: wine premiumisation can be a path to ruin. He explains why.

The sham of authentic winemaking

If authenticity in winemaking is so important, then shouldn’t it mean something? Roger Morris thinks the word "authentic" has become meaningless.

The real reason consumers reject Riesling

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How one French producer is navigating the US tariffs

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Grocery Outlet, where the wine overflows

Grocery Outlet in the US is going head to head with Aldi and Lidl by offering cheap wine. Jeff Siegel looks at the company’s strategy.

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The financial penalty wineries now pay for climate change

Wildfires in California and Australia have played havoc with insurance premiums - and that's only the most obvious financial penalty. Jeni Port reports from Australia on what climate change is costing wineries.

Fast learners rule in China's wine communication network

Stand still in China and you'll get left behind, delegates at the Wine Media Conference 2019 were told. Jeni Port reports.

Wine apps that will make life easier

L.M. Archer does a round-up of wine apps that have proven useful across different wine sectors, from wine production through to sales and marketing.

The wine tourism network

The Great Wine Capitals network is 20 years old. Roger Morris finds out what it’s all about.