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Australian wine companies accused of influencing influencers

VicHealth, a health promotion foundation, has accused Australia's alcohol companies of using social media influencers without disclosing sponsorship. They named two wine companies.

German study suggests non alcoholic wine should be a priority

A new study from Germany has revealed positive consumer attitudes towards non alcoholic beverages. Is it time the wine industry took this segment as seriously as the beer industry does?

Masseto now has its own winery

Masseto, one of Italy's most celebrated wines, now has a winery of its own to call home.

Craft beer and cider makers are using the language of wine

It's time the wine industry took notice of what's going on in cider and craft beer, says Reka Haros. Not only are they beginning to speak the language of wine, they're also eyeing the wine consumer.

Robert Joseph recounts his failures

Yesterday, Robert Joseph was awarded the Innovations Award by Vinventions, part of the Born Digital Wine Awards, for his contribution to the wine industry over many years. Here, he recalls what he's learned from failure.

Born Digital Wine Awards winners announced

The winners of the innovative Born Digital Wine Awards, created to identify the best digital wine content, have just been announced.

Wine’s emerging water crisis

As more regions struggle with water shortages, Michelle Bouffard takes a look at one initiative to help conserve this precious resource.

Wine adds more than €14bn to Italy's economy

The results of a new survey were released at Vinitaly this week, giving a snapshot of Italian wine consumption - and just how vital it is for the economy.

Fusion wine has its place

Wine blends built on unusual combinations, or from grapes taken across different regions, have a long tradition, says Robert Joseph. Maybe it's time to take them seriously once again.

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Talking decision making with Jean-Guillaume Prats

Felicity Carter speaks to Jean-Guillaume Prats the CEO of DBR (Lafite), about the challenges of balancing innovation and tradition, and how to make business decisions.

Fungicides used in viticulture linked to new disease

A class of fungicides used in general agriculture has been blamed for the appearance of a deadly new disease, Candida auris. Sophie Kevany and Felicity Carter report.

Gonzalez Byass acquires Ribera del Duero winery

Gonzalez Byass, one of Spain's most significant wine companies, has acquired the Fournier winery in Ribera del Duero.

Sangiovese throws a strange quercetin deposit

As Italian regions produce more 100% Sangiovese wines, winemakers find themselves grappling with a new problem. Michaela Morris reports.

Inside the Chengdu wine fair

The Chengdu wine fair isn't just one event, but many. Robert Joseph gets into a taxi and heads out to take a look.