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What keeps the wine tourists coming?

It’s generally more profitable to keep existing customers than acquire new ones. Robin M. Back PhD looks at how one wine tourism investment that inspires return visits.

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Private label emerges in the US

US retailers have yet to adopt private label in the high-quality way of their European peers. But, as Jeff Siegel reports, that may be about to change.

Accolade's sweeping changes

The new owners of Accolade are making fundamental business changes. Jeni Port asks whether these will pay off.

How the modern Champagne bottle was created

There was a time when cellarmasters wore iron masks, to save their faces from exploding glass bottles. And then, an enterprising German changed everything. Barnaby Eales explains.

Wine Country isn't about wine and it doesn't matter

The new Netflix comedy Wine Country follows five women on a trip to Napa. The wine world does not come out well - but this doesn't matter, says Robert Joseph.

The end of the wine spreadsheet

Winemakers are hit with constant requests for product information. Felicity Carter reports on a better way to answer the demands.

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That awkward phase

Do wine regions go through adolescence? Robert Joseph explores the idea.

Vinexpo 2019: A turning point for Europe's fairs

Vinexpo’s visitor numbers plummeted by 30% this year. Felicity Carter asks how the fallout will affect other fairs.

What keeps the wine tourists coming?

It’s generally more profitable to keep existing customers than acquire new ones. Robin M. Back PhD looks at how one wine tourism investment that inspires return visits.

When the wine tourists come

Wine tourism can cause issues ranging from choked highways to reputational damage. Jim Clarke looks at how US regions manage the situation.